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Digital CNH: How to Generate Yours

A Digital Driver's License was created to bring more practicality to the daily lives of Brazilian drivers, who now do not necessarily need to drive their vehicle with a traditional physical driver's license.

The CNH in its digital version is valid throughout the national territory and to access it, interested parties must have their physical National Driving License with the QR Code on the back.

In this article, we will explore in detail what the CNH is in its digital format, how it works, who has access to this service, how to download the Digital Traffic Card application, as well as other features and considerations about this innovation.

What is the Digital CNH and how does it work

A Digital Driver's License is nothing more than an electronic version of the National Driving License, officially recognized by the National Traffic Department (DENATRAN).

It works as a digital copy of the physical driver's license, valid throughout the national territory. In simple terms, it's like loading your license on your smartphone, eliminating the need to carry a printed document.

To access the virtual CNH, it is necessary to download a specific application called Carteira Digital de Trânsito, available free of charge in the application stores for the iOS and Android operating systems.

Who has access to the service

All drivers who have a printed driver's license and have their situation regularized with DETRAN have the right to adhere to the Digital Driver's License, which brings great practicality to the lives of drivers.

This means that drivers qualified in categories A, B, AB, C, D and E can take advantage of this service, as long as their physical driver's license has the QR Code printed on the back, as this is necessary to generate the digital version.

Furthermore, it is important to highlight that the CNH in its Digital format has the same legal validity as the printed version, being accepted throughout the national territory in situations that require the presentation of the qualification document.


Digital Traffic Card Application

The Digital Traffic Card application is the official tool for managing the Digital Driver's License. Developed by Serviços e Informação do Brasil, the platform is free and available to support iOS and Android devices.

Its interface is simple and intuitive, and since its launch, the CNH Digital app It has already served millions of people in different states, who now have more convenience in presenting and storing their driver's license.

How to download the app

The first step to gaining access to your Digital Driver's License consists of downloading the previously mentioned application. See the installation step by step below:

  • Open the app store (Google Play Store for Android, App Store for iOS);
  • Search for the desired Digital Traffic Card application;
  • Select the application from the list of results;
  • Tap “Download” or “Install”;
  • Wait for the download and installation;
  • Open the app after the installation is complete.

Find out how to download Digital CNH

Generate the Digital Driver's License It is a relatively simple process, but it requires a few steps within the Digital Traffic Card application. See below what they are:

  • Open the CDT application on your smartphone;
  • Select the “Driver” option and then “License”;
  • To view the document, you need to tap “Download CNH-e” and then “Validate using your cell phone”;
  • Log in to your account;
  • Finally, enter your driver's license registration number and also the document's security code;
  • If you don't know where to find this number, tap the “?” to check illustrative images;
  • Tap “Download CNH-e” and that’s it! Within a few moments, your Digital Driver's License will be generated and will be available for consultation in the application.

Other app features

Besides Digital Driver's License, the Digital Traffic Card application offers a series of additional features that can make drivers' lives easier. Among these features, the following stand out:

  • Access to Digital CRLV;
  • List of infractions;
  • Possibility to pay fines with up to 40% discount;
  • Campaigns and projects on traffic education.

Final considerations

A Digital Driver's License represents yet another advance in the process of digitizing public services in Brazil, providing drivers with a more modern and practical alternative for transporting their license documents.

Its adoption has been gradual, but more and more drivers have embraced this innovation, recognizing the benefits it provides in terms of practicality and convenience.

Therefore, if you have not yet joined the Digital Driver's License, don't waste time and download the Digital Traffic Card app right now and enjoy all the advantages of this technology.

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