How to Get a Permit if You Are 18 or Older Check List

To obtain a permit if you are 18 years old or older you must:

Complete a Driver License or Identification Card Application form (DL 44). To obtain this form by mail, call DMV's automated phone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-777-0133.

Present an acceptable birth date/legal presence document.

Provide your social security number.

Provide your true full name.

Pay the application fee.

Study for the written test.


Additional information regarding a permit if you are 18 years old or older.