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How do I request a Restricted Information Record (RIR)?

Verified 13 avril 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

The Restricted Information Record (RIR) certifies the validity and extent of your right to drive. It specifies the categories of vehicle you can drive and whether your driving rights have been suspended or not. You can view your statement online via Telepoints.

You are in France

You may need a Restricted Information Statement (RIR) for business reasons or to justify your rights when your liability is engaged in the event of a road accident.

Online

Use the Remote online service to view your restricted information statement.

Driver's licence: consult his points and statements (Telepoints)

Ministry of the Interior

The online service Telepoints view number of points that you have on your driver's licence.

You can also view information on the validity and categories of your driving licence (restricted information)

You can access the online service with FranceConnect.

You can also access it with your NEPH file number and Telephoto PIN.

If necessary, the online service allows get your SMS Telephoto PIN.

The NEPH file number is indicated on the driving licence and on your full disclosure statement.

The Telephoto PIN shall be indicated on the letter accompanying the driving licence in a secure format"credit card"or on a letter advising you of a point withdrawal (48N, 48M, 48SI). The Telephoto PIN is also indicated on your full information statement.

By mail

You must contact your Prefecture of residence.

Check your prefecture's website for instructions.

Who shall I contact

In Paris:

Email

You must contact your Prefecture of residence.

Check your prefecture's website for instructions.

Who shall I contact

In Paris:

You live in foreigner

You may need a Restricted Information Record (RIR) to exchange your French driver's licence for a foreigner licence.

Online

Use the Remote online service to view your restricted information statement.

Driver's licence: consult his points and statements (Telepoints)

Ministry of the Interior

The online service Telepoints view number of points that you have on your driver's licence.

You can also view information on the validity and categories of your driving licence (restricted information)

You can access the online service with FranceConnect.

You can also access it with your NEPH file number and Telephoto PIN.

If necessary, the online service allows get your SMS Telephoto PIN.

The NEPH file number is indicated on the driving licence and on your full disclosure statement.

The Telephoto PIN shall be indicated on the letter accompanying the driving licence in a secure format"credit card"or on a letter advising you of a point withdrawal (48N, 48M, 48SI). The Telephoto PIN is also indicated on your full information statement.

By mail

Download the Restricted Information Statement (RIR) application form on your Consulate's website.

Who shall I contact

You must build a folder with the following documents:

Send the form and the documents to the prefecture that issued the driver's licence.

Consult the prefecture's website to find out whether the process is done by mail or by mail.

If your file is complete, the prefecture sends the RIR to your consulate and informs you of its sending.

In Paris: