DMV & Teen Driving Info

 

Please use the following useful links to answer some of your questions!

 


Parent-Teen Training Guide

(This guide provides the following information:)

 

 Schedule

Schedule appointment with the DMV

Driver License Handbooks

How to apply for a california drivers license if you are over 18

 

 


Helpful notes... 

(please always check the actual DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/dmv/dmvhomes for actual laws and regulations.)

 


Many parents ask, where do we start?  What comes first? The quick answer to that questions is:

  1. complete drivers education (online or inclass)
  2. take certificate of completion to dmv to obtain permit
  3. complete 6 hours behind the wheel training
  4. get licensed

Here's a little more detail regarding the above questions...

 

INSTRUCTION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR TEENS

To obtain a provisional instruction permit you must be at least 15 1/2 but under 18 years of age and:

  • Complete Driver's Education (In-class or online) 
  • Schedule your written permit test (DMV appointment)
  • Fill out the DMV Driver License application form (DL 44) 
  • Obtain your parents' or guardians' signatures on the application form.
  • Present an acceptable original or certified birth date or legal presence document. (Passport) Refer to the California Driver Handbook for additional information.
  • Provide your social security number.
  • Pay the required $33 application fee.
  • Pass an eye exam.
  • Have your picture taken.
  • Give a thumb print.
  • Pass a written laws test.
  • Be enrollled in Behind the Wheel Driver Training

- If you fail the law test, you must wait one week before you can retake the test and apply for a license.

  • You must hold your permit for a minimum of 6 months before you may apply for a license.
  • Must have completed at least 50 hours of driving, 10 at night

*If you are between 15 1/2 and 17 1/2 you must provide proof that you:

  • Completed driver education (DL 387 or OL 237)
  • Your driving instructor will give you the forms to show proof of completion.
  • Are enrolled and participating in an approved integrated driver education/driver training program.  (DL 392 or OL 392)

  

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