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? Yes, must be registered in order to receive student financial aid from the state or be enrolled in state funded institution of higher education.

Registration Required for State Employment? No.

SB1958 (2002), requires the state to forward information pertaining to registration with the SSS when a male between the ages of 18 and 26 applies for a driver’s license, learner’s permit or identification card.  (Tennessee Code 55-50-205) Tennessee Code 49-4-904 stipulates that draft registration compliance is required to receive any state scholarships or grants for higher education. Tennessee Code 49-7-114 requires registration compliance as a prerequisite for enrollment in a state postsecondary school.