They estimate 75 percent of applicants have failed the written test needed for the card under a new law that made the state the 11th nationally to offer driving privileges to people in the country illegally.
The DMV says applicants must correctly answer 80 percent of 50 questions to pass the test, and they need to study the driver's handbook before seeking the card.
Applicants are required to pass both written and driving exams to receive cards. The failure rate on the driving test was not immediately available.
Thousands more Nevada immigrants jammed DMV offices on Saturday to obtain the cards, forcing some offices to turn applicants away.
Transcript of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's State of the State address, delivered Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in the Nevada Assembly Chambers.
Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Democratic leader of the Nevada Assembly, delivered the party's official response to Gov. Brian Sandoval's 2015 State of the State Address.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval took the oath of office for the second time Monday on the steps of the capitol. (Includes full transcript of inaugural address.)