Regulations and Laws on Military Draft Registration (Selective Service) by State

Driver’s License Linked to Registration? Yes, must be registered to receive license, permit, or identification card.

Registration Linked to Access to Higher Education? No.

Registration Required for State Employment? No.

Legislation passed in 2002 states that any male applicant for a driver’s license, permit, or identification card between the ages of 18 and 26 will be registered with the SSS as required by law. “The department shall notify the applicant on the application that his submission of the application will serve as his consent to be registered with the selective service system, if so required by federal law.” (Rhode Island General Law 31-10-47)