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Question: can i live in phoenix,az with an out of state drivers licence?

Answer:

You may want to review the information provided by the Motor Vehicle Division for new Arizona residents.

For for the purpose of registration and operation of motor vehicles, resident is defined in A.R.S. § 28-2001 (A) as

(a) A person who, regardless of domicile, remains in this state for an aggregate period of seven months or more during a calendar year.
(b) A person who engages in a trade, profession or occupation in this state or who accepts employment in other than either:
     (i) Seasonal agricultural work.
     (ii) Temporary seasonal work for a period of not more than three months if the state in which the temporary seasonal worker is permanently domiciled has a similar exception.
(c) A person who places children in a public school without payment of nonresident tuition.
(d) A person who declares that the person is a resident of this state for the purpose of obtaining at resident rates a state license or tuition fees at an educational institution maintained by public monies.
(e) An individual, partnership, company, firm, corporation or association that maintains a main office, a branch office or warehouse facilities in this state and that bases and operates motor vehicles in this state.
(f) An individual, partnership, company, firm, corporation or association that operates motor vehicles in intrastate transportation, for other than seasonal agricultural work.
(g) A person who is registered to vote in this state.

To see the entire statute, click here.

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