Driver's Licenses & ID Cards

 

There are TWO types Driver's Licenses & ID Cards


You have the choice between a Not For Federal Use driver’s license or ID card, or a REAL ID/For Federal Use card that contains a gold star, indicating that the card meets full federal requirements for future use at airports and other designated federal facilities and uses nationwide.  Details of how Federal Government will implement this requirement have not been released. 

Applicants applying for, renewing, or obtaining a duplicate driver’s license or ID card are required to provide specific documents.  The documents you need to bring to the DMV depends on what type of card you choose. 

“NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION” Card Requirements:

Renewal Applicants for a driver’s license or ID card with no changes are required to provide their current license or ID card, the renewal application, and one proof of West Virginia residency document with name and physical address.  Any changes in address since the last card will require two proofs of WV residency documents with name and physical address.  Any change of legal name requires proof of legal name change document(s).

Duplicate Applicants If your license has been lost, stolen, or destroyed, you are required to provide one proof of identity document and one proof of WV residency document.  Additionally if your legal name has changed from what was listed on your previous license or ID card, you must also provide proof of legal name change document(s).  If you have changed your address since the last card was issued, you must provide two proofs of WV residency documents. 

New Applicants, Transfers, and Expired License Applicants are required to provide one proof of identity, one proof of Social Security number, two proofs of WV residency with name and physical address, and proof of legal name change document(s) if your name has changed or is different than the provided proof of identity document.

  • Applicants who have never held a driver's license or ID card, who are transferring a license from out-of state, or who have a West Virginia or any out-of-state driver's license that has been expired for more than six (6) months are considered first-time applicants. 
  • Applicants who are applying for a West Virginia driver's license and are transferring a license from another state, must also submit their current license from the previous state or present a current certified driving record from their previous state, dated 30 days or less from the date of the application.  New residents who want to drive in WV must apply for a WV driver's license within 30 days.

“FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION” (REAL ID) Card Requirements:

Renewal and Duplicate Applicants choosing a “For Federal Use” driver’s license or ID card are required to provide one proof of identity document, one proof of Social Security number document, two proofs of WV residency documents with name and physical address, and proof of legal name change document(s) if their name has ever changed or is different than the provided proof of identity document.

New Applicants, Transfers, and Expired License Applicants are required to provide one proof of identity, one proof of Social Security number, two proofs of WV residency with name and physical address, and proof of legal name change document(s) if your name has ever changed.

  • Applicants who have never held a driver's license or ID card, who are transferring a license from out-of state, or who have a West Virginia or any out-of-state driver's license that has been expired for more than six (6) months are considered first-time applicants. 
  • Applicants who are applying for a West Virginia driver's license and are transferring a license from another state, must also submit their current license from the previous state or present a current certified driving record from their previous state, dated 30 days or less from the date of the application.  New residents who want to drive in WV must apply for a WV driver's license within 30 days.

This card is sent to the applicant's address via USPS in 10-15 business days. A temporary License is issued at the time the application is accepted at DMV for use during the production and shipping of this card.

 

Acceptable Proof Documents

Proof of Identity Documents

  • An original or certified copy of a United States-issued birth certificate (U.S. Department of State and U.S. Military birth certificates ARE acceptable, hospital birth certificates and Bureau of Census records are NOT acceptable)
  • Valid, unexpired U.S. Passport or official U.S. Passport card
  • If foreign born, valid, unexpired Department of Homeland Security (DHS) documents or acceptable alternatives as outlined below:
    • Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551) issued by DHS (or INS)
    • Employment authorization document (EAD) issued by DHS, Form I-766 or Form I-688B
    • Certificate of Naturalization issued by DHS, Form N-550 or Form N-570
    • Certificate of Citizenship, Form N-560 or Form N-561, issued by DHS
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) issued by the U.S. Department of State, Form FS-240, DS-1350 or FS-545
    • Foreign passport with a valid, unexpired U.S. visa affixed accompanied by the approved I-94 form documenting the applicant’s most recent admittance into the United States
       

Proof of Social Security Number Documents

  • Social Security card
  • Original Wage and Tax Statement (W-2) or payroll stub with the applicant’s employer name and employer ID number, as well as the applicant’s name, address, and Social Security number (a photocopy of a W-2 is not acceptable) (You may use the same W-2 as one proof of WV residency, provided it is not more than 18 months old)
  • 1099 form with applicant’s full Social Security number and name

    Please make sure your Social Security records reflect your full legal name, as reflected on your other documents.  DMV must be able to establish a name connection between documents, therefore your full legal name must match your name on file with the Social Security Administration.  If an applicant is not eligible for a social security number, then the applicant must submit a denial letter from the Social Security Administration. The Division checks every social security number with the SSA. If you have a problem with the SSA, such as name or date of birth does not match with records of the DMV, and SSA then you must have the problem corrected before you can be issued a permit, license, or identification card.  Your documents will be scanned and returned to you, which will provide DMV with a historical record, and provide you with additional protection, per the Federal Real ID Act of 2005. Please visit the Social Security Administration website for information about obtaining a Social Security number. 

Proof of Legal Name Change Documents

DMV must be able to establish a link between any legal name changes - Please Call 1-800-642-9066 to clarify which proof of name change document(s) you will need to bring in to obtain your license or ID card (you may be required to provide all or some of the following proof below) 

  • Certified marriage certificate (for each marriage if married more than once, Souvenir documents or Minister’s copies are not acceptable)
    (If you need to obtain one, contact the county courthouse in the county and state in which you were married (click here for a WV directory)); or 
  • Original or certified copy of a birth certificate with amended legal name 
  • Court Order with legal name/name change
  • Certified divorce decree(s) with legal name/name change
  • If you are age 50 or over, have satisfied all other documentation requirements, hold a current WV driver’s license or ID card in the name being verified, and have gone through at least one WV license renewal cycle, a signed statement may be submitted in lieu of the name change document such as the marriage certificate or divorce decree

Proof of West Virginia Residency Documents

You may use two documents from LIST B or one from LIST B and one from LIST C. Documents with a PO Box are not acceptable.  Any recurring document cannot be more than 60 days old (ie utility bill).  Married applicants may provide residency documents from LIST B or LIST C in their spouse's name when accompanied with a Certified Marriage Certificate.

  LIST B

  • WV utility bills (not more than 60 days old)
  • Tax records with a WV street address
  • WV mortgage documents, WV homeowner insurance documents for a WV residence, or proof of WV home ownership
  • WV W-2 form that is not more than 18 months old (you may use the same W-2 as your proof of Social Security number)
  • WV Weapons Permit
  • A valid WV vehicle registration card
  • WV Voter’s Registration card
  • WV Driver’s Eligibility Certificate (School Enrollment Form) if applicant is under age 18 with the applicant’s WV street address
  • WV Homestead Tax exemption
  • Proof of WV public assistance
  • Residential rental or lease agreement
  • WV DMV Affidavit of West Virginia Residency  

  LIST C

  • College admissions letter that shows the applicant is an in-state resident
  • Letter from a WV homeless shelter, hotel, senior citizens home, rehabilitation center, nursing home, children’s home, orphanage, shelter, battered women’s shelter, or Job Corps, including the facility’s physical address, that explains that the applicant is a resident at their facility (letterhead is preferred, but not required) 
  • Pay check stub from any WV employer that shows a current physical address (cannot be hand written)
  • Social Security benefits letter
  • WV Professional License
  • United States Selective Service card
  • WV Dealer temporary registration card
  • Letter from the applicant’s employer stating that all utility and house arrangements are provided by the employer
  • Letter from the US Post Office that shows a new, physical, WV address assigned by the Post
  • Office for the applicant
  • WV bank statement
  • WV auto insurance card
  • WV hunting license
  • License plate or Driver’s License Renewal form
  • 911 letter

Click here to open a copy of the brochure on the new driver's license and ID card requirements.

Changes to Birth Date, Social Security Number

The license or identification card holder shall substantiate a change of name by marriage with a certified marriage certificate. The license or identification card holder may choose from the following options to display his or her name on the drivers license, However, a court order specifying a change of name supersedes a birth and certified marriage certificate.

  • Last name, first name then middle name as evidence by the applicants certified birth certificate
  • Last name of spouse, as evidence by the applicants certified marriage certificate then the first name and middle name as evidenced by the applicants birth certificate
  • Last name as evidence by the applicants marriage license, first name, then maiden name as evidence by the applicants birth certificate to stand in place of the middle name.
  • Any Change in the birth date requires a certified birth certificate.
  • Any change or correction of the social security number requires a social security card (non-metal & not a printout from SSA.)
  • Any change of gender requires a court order specifically indicating that the gender change is complete.

Click here to visit the Secure Licensing FAQ Section.

Samples Provided Below

  WV Driver's License
"Not For Federal Identification"
Sample shown for citizens over age 21.

These are issued over the counter at all DMV
locations as of January 3, 2012.

 

WV Driver's License for
"Federal Identification Use"
Sample shown for citizens over age 21.

These are applied for at all DMV locations, however
they arrive at the applicant's address through USPS in
approximately 15 business days.

 

WV Temporary License
Sample shown for citizens over age 21. 

Supplied by DMV when an applicant elects a "Federal Identification
Use" Driver's License. The expiration is set at 60 days
from the issuance date.
        WV License Ages 15-17
Sample shown for Level 2 - Intermediate License and
for "Federal Identification Use"


See Details on Graduated Driver's Licensing below.
       

WV License Ages 18-20
Sample shown for under 21 Driver's License and
"Not Federal Identification"


See Details on Graduated Driver's Licensing below.

Procedures on Driver's License’s

If you are looking for a Driver's Licensing Handbook, click here for a directory of available versions.

Who Must Be Licensed?

If you live in West Virginia and want to drive a motor vehicle on the public roads, you must have a West Virginia driver's license, unless you are exempt. You must carry your license with you when you drive.

Who is Exempt?

  • Any person operating a motor vehicle in the armed services of the United States in the performance of official duties.
  • A nonresident who is at least 16 years old and has a valid driver's license from another state or country (limited to 90 days in a calendar year).
  • A nonresident who is attending a West Virginia college or university and has a valid license from another state

Who Must Be Tested?

  • Individuals with Instruction Permits
  • Individuals from other States if Driver's License is expired
  • West Virginia residents whose license have been expired for more than 6 months
  • Individuals who have obtained a WV Identification Card

Where to Apply?

All types of instruction permits and driving licenses may be obtained at one of the Division of Motor Vehicles Regional Offices or any Division of Motor Vehicles Exam Centers on a rotating schedule. Click here for a list of locations with directions and information.

Who Can Be Denied a License?

  • Any person who is a habitual user of alcoholic beverages or is addicted to the use of narcotic drugs.
  • Any person whose license has been suspended or revoked by this state or any other state or foreign jurisdiction, until the expiration of the suspension or revocation period.
  • Any person who the Commissioner of Division of Motor Vehicles has good cause to believe would be hazardous to the public safety or welfare when operating a motor vehicle.
  • Any person who is under 18 years of age and not enrolled in or graduated from an approved educational institution.
  • A person illegal in the U.S.
  • Any person who cannot provide the required documentation as outlined in the following section.

 

A Word about the Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS)

All drivers’ license applicants are subject to a review of their driving records through the Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS), a national driver registry designed to track violations and suspensions from state-to-state. If you have previously received a violation in another state, make sure to satisfy any citations and suspensions you may have pending before applying for a West Virginia driver's license.

Out-of-State License Transfers

If you have a valid non-expired out-of -state license, you are eligible to transfer the license.  If the out-of-state license is expired, you are required to take all examination tests, vision, written, and road skills examination(s) before making application for a driver's license. You are required to pass a vision test, complete a brief alcohol awareness course, and surrender your out-of state license before a WV license will be issued. A transfer applicant must present all documents that are required. A written examination is also required for applicants under the age of 18. If you have a motorcycle endorsement on your license the Division will transfer the endorsement for an additional fee of $5.00.

A new resident who does not have possession of the out-of-state license or if it has expired, must obtain a certified driving record, dated no more than 30 days from the date of the application, from the state in which they were previously licensed.

If your out-of–state license is suspended or revoked, you will not be licensed in WV, until you receive a “clearance” in the PDPS. It is illegal to drive in WV with a suspended or revoked license. All applicants for a WV driver's license must be verified with the PDPS. It is important to confirm that you are not under suspension in any other jurisdiction before attempting to obtain a license in WV.

Change of Address

If you change your address you are required to notify, in writing, the DMV within 20 days of the change. Failure to do this subjects you to a possible fine or imprisonment. Simply notifying the US Post Office will NOT update your record with the DMV or allow important DMV mail to be forwarded to you. By failing to change your address with the DMV, you could miss the renewal date of your license, or even have your driving privileges suspended or revoked unnecessarily.

To change your address with DMV use the Change of Address form found on the forms and applications page here.

Applicants that are Immigrants, Non-Immigrants, and Refugees Immigrants

Immigrants who are applying for a learners permit, driver's license, or identification card are required to provide the following documents:

  • One of the following:
    • An INS Form I-551 Alien Registration Receipt Card
    • A valid Temporary I-551 stamp in Foreign Passport (with English translation) or on INS Form I-94
    • Valid re-entries permit INS Form I-327 
  • Social Security Card
  • 2 Proofs of WV residency

Non-Immigrants

Non-Immigrants applying for learners permit, driver's license, or identification card are required to provide the following documents:
  • Social Security Card
  • 2 Proofs of WV residency
  • A valid foreign passport with English translation
  • A form I-94
  • A visa issued by the United States if the applicant is from a nation whose citizens are required by the United States to obtain a visa
  • All original INS documents to verify status and length of authorized stay
  • If the applicants status is F-1 or F-2 a form I-20 and a written verification of attendance at the school listed on from I-20 (not more than 20 days old) is required
  • If the applicant’s status is H1-A, H1-B, H-3, or H-4, written verification (not more than 30 days old) from employer is required
  • If the applicant’s status is J-1, or J-2, a form D52019 and written verification of employment or attendance at the school listed on from D52019 (not more than 30 days old) is also required

Refugee

Refugees applying for learner’s permit, driver's license, or identification cards are required to provide the following documents:

  • Social Security Card
  • INS Form I-94 showing grant of refugee status
  • A Reception and Placement Program Assurance Form
  • Written verification of identity and WV residency presented by an employee of sponsoring organization approved by the United States Department of State to resettle refugees in WV

Applicants who are refugees who do not have an approved sponsoring organization or an asylee shall provide the following:

  • 2 Proofs of WV residency
  • Social Security Card
  • Form INS I-94 stamped Refugee/Asylee
  • Form I-688 B and I-766 Employment Authorization Document

Military Renewal of Drivers License

Military personnel (17B-2-12) driver's license of any person in the armed forces is extended for a period of six months from the date the person is separated under honorable circumstances from active duty in the armed forces.

The Division may, upon request, renew the driving privileges of a licensee who is temporarily located out of state at the time their license expires. The Division shall not issue a new driver's license to the licensee. The Division will issue a certified driving record to the licensee indicating that the licensee has renewed his or her driving license with a notation of the new expiration date. The licensee shall obtain a new license upon returning to West Virginia. For further information call 1-800-642-9066.

Youth Identification Cards

The Youth Identification card is for minors that are 2 to 14 years of age. A parent or guardian must sign the application (DMV-DS-23P), provide the minor's birth certificate, social security card, and two proofs of WV residency documents to be submitted with the application. 

These cards are in vertical format, as all minor ID cards, and have a yellow background. New and duplicate Youth ID cards cost $5.00 and are valid for two years from the date of issuance.

Regular (non-GDL) Instruction Permit

If you are 18 or older and have never obtained a driver's license (Level 2 or comparable), you must obtain a regular Class E Instruction Permit. When you have completed the application and presented the appropriate documents as a first-time applicant, you will be allowed to take the vision screening and written test. When you pass the vision and written tests, you will be issued a regular Class E Instruction Permit. The instruction Permit allows you to operate a motor vehicle when a licensed driver 21 or older occupies the front seat with you. The Instruction Permit will be valid for a period of 90 days. It can be renewed one time within the valid period of 90 days. After an Instruction Permit is renewed one time, you must retake both the vision screening and written tests to obtain another Instruction Permit. If you have never been licensed at a Level 2 or comparable, you must maintain the Instruction Permit for at least 30 days before you are eligible for the road skill test.

Class D License – Non-CDL for Hire

A Class D License is a Non-CDL for hire. Every person who is employed by another for the purpose of driving a motor vehicle when in use for the transportation of property for compensation and who does not meet the requirements for Class A, B or C for the commercial driving license needs a Class D license. Exempt from the Class D licenses are vehicles with Class A license plates (regular passenger vehicles).

Class F License - Motorcycles

If you want to operate a motorcycle on the public roads, you must obtain either a motorcycle endorsement (F) on your driver's license or a Class F motorcycle only driver's license. A knowledge and an on-cycle skills test must be successfully completed before an endorsement can be added to your license; or, before a motorcycle only license can be issued.

If you are under the age of 18, you must complete Level II GDL before you can be eligible for a motorcycle instruction permit.

A special Motorcycle Driver Handbook has been prepared to help you pass the special tests. Division of Motor Vehicles also offers a Motorcycle Safety Program. Please call the Motorcycle Licensing Section at 304-926-2509 if you have any questions.

Graduated Driver’s Licensing (GDL) 

Click here to see the WV GDL Program Flyer.

Level I – Instruction Permit - Fee $5.00 (for two attempts)

An instruction permit allows you to operate a motor vehicle in order to learn to drive.

Requirements:

  • Take a written knowledge test
  • Be at least 15 years old and less than 18 years old

If you are under the age of 18, a parent, single parent having custody, or legal guardian must sign your application, before you can be tested. Married applicants under the age of 18 are not required to have parental consent, however, you must present a copy of your certified marriage certificate. You must also have a current school eligibility form. This permit is not renewable.

Expiration Date: 18th Birthday with 30 Day Grace Period

Restrictions for Level I: 

  • Must have a licensed driver 21 or over in front seat
  • May only drive between the hours of 5:00 am and 10:00 pm
  • All occupants must use safety belts in accordance with state law
  • Zero alcohol tolerance
  • May only have two additional non-family member passengers in addition to supervising adult
  • No cell phone usage/texting while operating a vehicle--you may be stopped by law enforcement as a primary offense

Level II – Intermediate Driver's License – Fee $5.00

Requirements:

  • Take a road skills test
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Held a Level I permit for 6 months
  • Must be infraction free for 6 months immediately preceding date of application for Level II
  • Must have 50 hour certification form completed, with 10 of the hours being at night, and certified by parent or legal guardian or Driver Education Card

Expiration Date: 18th Birthday with 30 Day Grace Period

If you receive two moving violations on a Level II, your license will be suspended until your 18th birthday. Once you turned 18, you would have a reinstatement fee to pay and you would have to retest on all parts of the test.

Married applicants under the age of 18 are not required to have parental consent, however, you must present a copy of your certified marriage certificate. You must also have a current school eligibility form.

Restrictions for Level II:

  • May not operate a motor vehicle during his or her first six months of Level II status with any (0) non-family member passengers under the age of 20. May not operate a motor vehicle with more than one (1) non-family member under the age of 20 as a passenger during the second six months of Level II
  • May drive without supervising adult between 5:00 am and 10:00 pm.
  • Must be accompanied by a supervising adult driver between the hours of 10:00 pm and 5:00 am EXCEPT when the licensee is participating in or returning from:
    • Employment
    • A school sanctioned activity
    • A religious activity
    • An emergency situation requiring the licensee to operate a motor vehicle to prevent bodily injury or death of another
  • All occupants must use safety belts in accordance with state law
  • Zero alcohol tolerance
  • No cell phone usage/texting while operating a vehicle. You may be stopped by law enforcement as a primary offense

Level III – Full Class E License Fee - $2.50 for each year until 21st birthday (plus .50 motor voter fee)

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 1 year with Level II
  • Must be infraction free for 1 year (excludes headlamp violation and improper backing violation)
  • Must be at least 17 years of age

Expiration date: 21st birthday with 30 day grace period

Restrictions for Level III:

  • Points will now be applied for any tickets received
  • Zero alcohol tolerance
  • All occupants must use safety belts in accordance with state law


Driver's Eligibility Certificate

A valid Driver's Eligibility Certificate is required to perform any driver’s license transaction for a person under the age of 18. This form also fulfills the residency requirement if the school enrollment form has a physical address listed for the address. If the school enrollment form has a PO Box then the applicant is required to provide 2 additional proofs of residency from the residency list. The Driver's Eligibility Certificate can be obtained at the school in which the student attends. A home schooled student must obtain a form through the Board of Education in the county in which they reside. A student attending school out of state can pick up an out of state Driver's Eligibility Certificate at any DMV Regional office or testing center. This form must be completed by the school principal, and must be accompanied by a letter from the school on their letterhead. Also you are required to show 1 proof of WV residency if you attend a school outside of WV. If the applicant has already graduated from school and has not reached the age of 18 then a diploma can be used in place of the Driver's Eligibility Certificate, GED enrollment making satisfactory progress or a certificate of completion for the program, or proof of enrollment in an institution of higher learning as a full time student.

Out-of-state Transfer under 18 years of age

An applicant under the age of eighteen who holds a valid driver's license from another state or jurisdiction of the United States which has a graduated driver's license system may exchange the out-of-state driver's license for a West Virginia driver's license at the GDL comparable level, without taking the written examination or road skills examination.
 
The applicant will be credited with the length of time that they held their out-of-state GDL towards their Level 1 Instruction Permit if they present a current driving record at the time of their initial application for a West Virginia driver's license.

License Restrictions

The DMV is authorized to impose license restrictions to assure the safe operation of motor vehicles. The DMV may issue you a restricted license with the restriction indicated on the driver's license. Operating a motor vehicle in violation of the restriction is a serious offense and could result in the suspension or revocation of your driving privilege. The DMV does not offer a restricted license for work purposes. 

Endorsements: Organ Donor Program/Diabetic/ Hearing Impaired Program

If you wish to be an organ donor, your must check the appropriate box on the application. To sign up as an organ donor or to remove yourself from the WV organ donor registry, click here. Click here for more information on becoming an organ donor or to order a Donate Lifesm license plate.

If you wish to have the diabetic, or hearing impaired symbol on your driver's license, you must take a driver's license application (DMV-DS-23P) to your doctor or audiologist for certification of the medical endorsement.

Carry Your License

Be sure you have your driver's license with you when you drive. If stopped, you are required to display this license upon demand to any law enforcement officer, magistrate, or official of Division of Motor Vehicles. Violation of this requirement is a misdemeanor.

Fraudulent Use of Driver's Licenses

The information you provide when you apply for your driver's license, or apply for a duplicate license must be true and accurate. It is against the law to provide false information when you apply for any type of driving license or identification card, change or alter your license in any way, to use someone else's license as your own, or to permit someone else to use your driver's license. The penalty for these offenses is a 90 day suspension of your driver's license.

Suspension or Revocation of Your License

There are many ways you can lose your privilege to drive. Driving while under the influence of alcohol or any other drug, even if it is an over the counter cold remedy or a doctor's prescription, subjects you to the DUI laws. You must not drive while your ability to think and act clearly is impaired. Click here for more information on impaired driving.

Accumulation of too my citations in a short period of time, driving without insurance, failure to pay and type of court action, failure to supply DMV with current insurance information, and fraudulent checks are just a few of the actions which may result in the loss of your driving privileges. The penalties for driving while suspended or revoked include mandatory jail time and an additional period of suspension or revocation.

Classifications and Endorsements of Licenses and ID Cards

 Class    Classification or Endorsement
 Class A  Combination Commercial Motor Vehicles over 26,000 lbs
 Class B  Single Commercial Motor Vehicles over 26,000 lbs
 Class C  All Other Commercial Vehicles and Buses
 Class D  Non Commercial Vehicle for Hire
 Class E  Passenger Vehicles
 Class F  Motorcycle Only
 Class X  Identification Cards (Non-Driving/Non-Driver)
   

Licenses Issued July 2011 - December 2011

The Licenses below were issued July 2011 through December 2011 are currently in circulation, for details click on one of the images below:

Licenses Issued Prior to July 2011 

The Licenses below were issued through July 2011 are currently in circulation and are valid until expiration:

     

All types of instruction permits and driver's licenses may be obtained at most of the DMV Regional Offices.

To obtain a birth certificate, if you were born in West Virginia, contact the Office of Vital Statistics. If you were born in another state, the National Center for Health Statistics has information on how to obtain a birth certificate.

**Please note:  If the motor vehicle you want to take the driver's skills examination in is under a safety recall, Regional Office personnel will not give the examination.  If a customer wishes to be examined in a vehicle under a known safety recall, the owner or operator must provide proof that the issue has been properly repaired and resolved prior to being allowed to use that vehicle for the examination.

You will be provided with the opportunity to obtain another vehicle not under any safety recall to proceed with the skills test provided it is still on the same day of requested testing.

Minimum Age to Obtain a Driver's License

Minimum Age

Type of License

 15

 • GDL Level 1 Instruction Permit

 16

 • GDL Level 2 Intermediate Driver's License
 • Motorcycle Instruction Permit with level 2 license

 17

 • GDL Level 3 License 

 18
                               

 • Class "E" Driver's License
 • Class "D" Driver's License (requires one year driving experience)
 • Class "F" Endorsement or Motorcycle ONLY License
   

License and ID Card Fees for Ages Under 21

 AGE

CLASSES
E & F

DUPLICATE
LICENSE FEE 

 DUPLICATE
PERMIT FEE

 CLASSES
A,B & C

 CLASS
D

 CLASS
X

 

INCLUDES
GDL
LICENSES

SAME FEE
FOR
ALL AGES

SAME FEE
FOR
ALL AGES

REQUIRES TWO
YEARS MINIMUM
DRIVING EXPERIENCE
TO QUALIFY
.

REQUIRES ONE
YEAR DRIVING
EXPERIENCE
TO QUALIFY.

THESE ARE
IDENTIFICATION
ONLY CARDS.

2-15

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

 $5.00

16

 $5.00

 $5.00

$5.00

-

-

 $12.50

17

 $10.50

 $5.00

 $5.00

-

 -

 $10.00

18

 $8.50

 $5.00

 $5.00

 $26.25

 $19.25

 $7.50

19

 $5.50

 $5.00

 $5.00

 $17.50

 $13.00

 $5.00

20

 $3.50

 $5.00

 $5.00

 $8.75

 $6.75

 $2.50

             


What to Do If You Are Involved in An Accident

1. Stop Immediately

  • Turn off the ignition to prevent the danger of fire
  • Protect the scene by using flares, flaggers etc to prevent further accidents

2. Render aid to the injured

  • Do not move the injured unless absolutely necessary
  • Send for the necessary aid, ambulance or the police
  • Keep spectators away from the injured

3. If you are involved in an accident resulting in injury or death or any person, or if property damage exceeds $250 or more, you must notify the nearest law enforcement agency.

  

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