LA Wallet



LA Wallet Timeline

1 Aug 2016

HB 481 Passed by the Louisiana Legislature

Representative James’s HB 481 passed in the Louisiana Legislature under Act 625 allowing Louisiana to be the first state to offer a digital driver’s license.

3 Jul 2018

LA Wallet: First mDL in the Nation

Just in time for the Fourth of July in 2018, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of LA Wallet to the residents of Louisiana.

16 Aug 2018

Envoc Innovates VerifyYou™

With VerifyYou™ a presenter’s physical or digital LA Wallet credential is scanned through the LA Wallet app and validated directly by the OMV database.

26 Oct 2018

LA Wallet Accepted for Voting

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin announced that Louisiana residents can use LA Wallet as their official identification when voting.

28 Jan 2019

ATC Approves LA Wallet

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco (ATC) authorized retailers and establishments to accept LA Wallet when verifying age and identity.

30 Aug 2019

VerifyYou™ Pro and Home Delivery

The VerifyYou™ Pro system scans and validates a home-delivery customer’s license/ID to verify age, and records the scan, verification, and delivery employee.

3 Apr 2020

In-App License and ID Renewal and Notifications

During the 2020 quarantine, Envoc launched in-app license and ID renewal through LA Wallet and included push notifications from LA Wallet and important alerts from Governor John Bel Edwards and other state agencies.

1 Jun 2020

500,000 Residents on LA Wallet

Over half a million Louisiana residents have activated their LA Wallet digital licenses or IDs.

14 Nov 2020

LA Wallet Speeds Delivery of Relief to LA Residents

VerifyYou™ Remote speeds the delivery of disaster relief to residents affected by Hurricane Laura by integrating into the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP). DSNAP provides eligible low-to-moderate income households who do not receive SNAP benefits with help buying groceries due to lost income or damages following a disaster. Read more at: http://dcfs.la.gov/news/dsnap-approved-for-5-louisiana-parishes-hit-by-hurricane-delta

12 Jan 2021

Louisiana Supreme Court Remote Appearances

The Louisiana Supreme Court now uses LA Wallet's VerifyYou to remotely verify the identity of citizens appearing in court via virtual meeting. This assists the courts proceedings by insuring the proper person is being represented in court.

1 Apr 2021

LA Wallet reaches 650,000 Citizens

With the many use-cases observed by both businesses and residents of Louisiana, LA Wallet continues to grow to over 30% of all licensed drivers in the state

5 May 2021

Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Verification Added

LA Wallet, with a unique relationship with the Louisiana Department of Health can now accurately and securely retrieve and display a resident's COVID-19 Vaccination status.

18 Jun 2021

Envoc Releases the First State-Approved Digital SMART Health Card via LA Wallet

Louisiana became the first state in the nation to have a state-approved digital SMART Health Card as part of the LA Wallet app, including integration with CommonPass.

8 Aug 2021

800,000 Active IDs, 200,000 Digital Vaccination Records

LA Wallet has now added 800,000 Active IDs across 1.5 million devices and over 200,000 Digital Vaccination Records using the SMART Health Card format. LA Wallet can also validate SMART Health Cards from other providers using "VerifyYou."