KenB22 wrote:Had to drive across I-80 and stopped there to get my PA license renewed. Was in the door about 2:00pm and out the door at 2:15 with my renewed license in hand. Cost was $20. No fingerprints. None of my references were from PA. Only downside is that it's a hike to get there from Ohio. It's pretty much in the middle of PA like the name implies. Have to renew in person. No mail in applications but most everyone knows that by now. Just for reference it's probably 3.5 hours from Youngstown.
Drove by Mercer County on the way. They do not take renewals unless the original license is from there.
BB62 wrote:If you want to change their policy, I suggest you ask them what part of the law gives them that flexibility. If they stonewall you, give a heads-up to MyWifeSaidYes or Chuck, and ask them for help/advice.
Brian D. wrote:BB62 wrote:If you want to change their policy, I suggest you ask them what part of the law gives them that flexibility. If they stonewall you, give a heads-up to MyWifeSaidYes or Chuck, and ask them for help/advice.
BB62, have the Pennsylvania groups equivalent to OFCC had any luck with these troublesome counties in their own state? If not, I don't see how folks like us who don't reside, vote or spend money there on any regular basis could expect to get traction.
JustaShooter wrote:FYI, Crawford, Erie and Butler counties are also non-resident friendly and much closer to Ohio, though I don't know their policies on renewals where the original is not from their county. But since the application process for a new license isn't any different than a renewal, applying for a new license in one of those counties instead of a renewal wouldn't be a hardship IMO.
SMMAssociates wrote:BTW, it appears that a PA Sheriff can refuse to issue non-residents, and can restrict them as he wants to. Might not be in the law, but I expect that the price of the gas to drive to Centre County would be a heck of a lot cheaper than the lawyer needed to get 'em to comply.
gaptrick wrote:Just received a reminder post card from Sheriff Nau from Centre County regarding my upcoming NON-RES renewal. Unfortunately I'm opting for the closer Erie CO this time around.
A reminder postcard? What a classy and professional way to do business... Centre County rocks....
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