Permit License-Requirements

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To obtain a learner’s permit drivers must meet the age requirement of being at least 15 and a half years old.



You must complete a Driver Education Program (In-class or Online) and obtain a Certificate of Completion of Driver Education (OL237 or DL 400B) or Certificate of Completion of Non-Classroom Driver Education (DL 400C).



You will next need to make an appointment at the DMV for your written test, taking your county embossed birth certificate, application, proof of residency of one parent and social security number with you.



This hands-on training is a pivotal component of the learning process, providing you with real-world driving experience under the guidance of a qualified instructor or a licensed adult..

List Of Documents Needed  When Applying For Your Permit:

  • DMV Application for your permit and Driver’s License (DL 44). If both parents or guardians have custody, then both parents will have to sign it. If not, only the parent/guardian who has custody will have to sign it.
  • Certificate of Completion of Driver’s Education (OL237 or DL 400B) or Certificate of Completion of
  • Non-Classroom Driver’s Education (DL 400C)
  • Your birth certificate or passport (certified embossed).
  • You must pay the DMV a $45 Fee which covers both the Permit and Drive test. You must then pass the written exam (46 questions in which you can miss a maximum of 8 questions and still pass).
  • Your Permit is good for 1 year from the application date, not from when you get it.

NOTE: The Provisional Permit IS NOT valid for you to use until you take your first driving lesson with a licensed instructor.

Please refer to our FAQs or the DMV website for more info.