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.
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The applicant must bring in the following:
- Applicant must bring Primary ID. (Usually a State Certified Birth Certificate)
- Applicant must bring Secondary ID. (Usually a Social Security Card)
- Applicant must provide Social Security Number.
- 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 »
- 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.