Oregon Ignition Interlock Information

In the state of Oregon, an ignition interlock device (IID) may be required for all alcohol-related Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) convictions. The offender is responsible for all costs associated with the IID.

In the case of a first offense DUII in Oregon, the offender’s license will be suspended for one year. The offender may be able to regain their driving privileges with the installation of an IID. To obtain their Hardship Permit, the offender must sign and date a Hardship Permit Application, pay all applicable fees, obtain a recommendation from the convicting judge, submit an SR-22 Certificate of Liability for insurance and install an IID for the length of their hardship permit.

In the case of a second offense DUII in Oregon, the offender’s license will be suspended for three years. The offender may be able to regain their driving privileges with the installation of an IID. To obtain their Hardship Permit, the offender must complete 90 days of their suspension, sign and date a Hardship Permit Application, pay all applicable fees, obtain a recommendation from the convicting judge, submit an SR-22 Certificate of Liability for insurance, obtain a mental health recommendation from an approved treatment provider and install an IID for the length of their hardship permit.

In the case of a third or subsequent offense DUII in Oregon, the offender’s license will subject to permanent revocation. The offender may be able to regain their driving privileges with the installation of an IID. To obtain their Hardship Permit, the offender must complete one year of their suspension, sign and date a Hardship Permit Application, pay all applicable fees, obtain a recommendation from the convicting judge, submit an SR-22 Certificate of Liability for insurance, obtain a mental health recommendation from an approved treatment provider and install an IID for the length of their hardship permit.

Suspension lengths may be increased if any of the following occurred within five years prior to the arrest:

  • DUII conviction in Oregon or any other jurisdiction
  • Participation in a diversion or similar alcohol or drug program in Oregon or any other jurisdiction
  • Suspension of driving privileges under the Oregon Implied Consent Law

Under Implied Consent the suspension may be subject to longer suspension periods based on the reason for your suspension.

To obtain a Hardship Permit under Implied Consent, the offender must sign and date a Hardship Permit Application, pay all applicable fees, submit an SR-22 Certificate of Liability for insurance and obtain employment verification in the form of a signed letter from the employer stating the offender’s work days, hours and needs for on-the-job-driving, if applicable.

Each case may vary depending on the details of your offense or court order. If you have questions, do not hesitate to give us a call at (877) 275-3974.

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