First Time Driver License Program
Get Your Special Learner’s Permit
Take Your Knowledge Test
You will take your knowledge test at the school.
You will also be required to take a vision test.
IF YOU FAIL, you can re-test in 7 days.
IF YOU PASS, your permit will be validated, and you can go to the next step.
Complete 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction in a dual-controlled vehicle with a licensed driving instructor.
The driving school, student, or parent/guardian must complete the student permit at a motor vehicle agency that offers driver testing. Once completed, the MVC agency will validate for practice driving.
Take Your Road Test.
IF YOU FAIL, you can re-test in 14 days.
IF YOU PASS, your permit will be stamped, and you can go to the next step.
Get your Probationary Driver’s License.
You can either get your Probationary Driver’s License at the location of your road test (if available), or at any Licensing Center with your stamped permit and your documents – no appointment necessary.
Practice unsupervised driving for 1 year; when you have 1 year of practice driving, and when you turn 18 years old, you should upgrade your probationary license to a basic license online
If you don’t upgrade within 3.5 years, you must make an appointment at a Licensing Center to renew your probationary license.