Applying for an Original Driver License (Over the Age of 18)

Applicant must appear before a Driver License Examiner and furnish both primary and secondary documentary proofs of identity, proof of full legal name and birth date, and proof of legal presence in the United States.

The applicant must bring in the following:
  1. Applicant must bring Primary ID. (Usually a State Certified Birth Certificate)

  2. Applicant must bring Secondary ID. (Usually a Social Security Card)

  3. Applicant must provide Social Security Number.

  4. Applicant must bring in any documents showing a legal name change: Such as Marriage, Adoption, Divorce etc:
    These documents should connect all of the last names from the birth certificate to the current last name. Read more »

  5. Bring valid proof of auto liability insurance if you are taking the driving test. (Security Verification Form)

Once the Examiner has accepted the documents and processed the applicant a Vision test, Written Test and Skills (Driving) test are required. If you feel you are not ready to do the Driving test you can get a Learner Permit. This will allow you to practice driving as long as a Licensed Operator over the age of 21 who has had a license for at least 2 years, is in the front seat beside you. Over the age of 18 if you get a Learner Permit you must hold it for a minimum of 30 days.