Department of Motor Vehicles
- Step 1: Determine what license class and type you need. Class: most people get a class D – Operator (if 18 or older) or a DJ – Junior Operator (if under 18).
- Step 2: Get a learner permit.
- Step 3: Practice driving and take a pre-licensing course.
- Step 4: Pass a road test.
Can I get my license at 18 without a permit?
* If you are older than 18 years old, you still need to apply for and get a learner’s permit before you can apply for a driver’s license. But, you can apply for a driver’s license immediately without practicing with a permit and without taking a class.
Can you take the driving test when you turn 18?
If you are over 17 ½ but under 18 years of age, you may get your provisional instruction permit without the driver education and driver training certificates; however, you will not be able to take the driving test until you turn 18. Once you pass your knowledge test, you will be issued a provisional instruction permit.
How long do you have to wait to get your license if your 18?
If you are 18 years of age or older and you have never held a license issued by any state, U.S. territory or foreign country, you must hold a learner’s permit for at least 60 days or show completion of a state-approved driver education program before you can apply for a driver’s license.
Can I just get my license at 18?
DMV: Adult Learner’s Permit – Obtaining. NEW PROCESS: You will not receive a permanent driver license or ID card while at a DMV or AAA office. Anyone 18 years of age or older must obtain an adult learner’s permit before obtaining a driver’s license.
Do I need a permit if im 18?
Adults’ Driver License Requirements. If you are at least 18 years old and have never been licensed, you must meet the following criteria: Comply with the requirements for a driving permit. When you report for the driving test, bring your instruction permit with you.
Do you have to wait 6 months to get your license if your 18?
If you are under age 18, you must wait at least 6 months from the date you received your learner permit to schedule your road test. If you have a motorcycle learner permit (Class M, MJ or Limited MJ), your supervising driver must: exercise “general supervision” of you while you operate the motorcycle, and.
Do you need a learner’s permit over 18?
Anyone 18 years of age or older must obtain an adult learner’s permit before obtaining a driver’s license. An adult learner’s permit is valid for two years. The adult learner’s permit must be held for at least 90 days prior to taking the on-the-road skills test and is required to practice driving on the road.
Do you have to take behind the wheel if your 18?
You can then head to the DMV to take the driving test when you’re officially 18 years old. If you’re 18 years old or older, you can practice with any adult who is at least 18 years old or older and has a valid California driver license.
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