Transactions for documents mailed and dropped off are being completed as quickly as possible, in the order in which they are received. The average turnaround time is approximately four weeks. The DMV appreciates the public’s patience as it navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Obtaining a Learner's Permit

Payment Options:  Effective January 1, 2020, the "e-check" payment option will no longer be available when scheduling your learner's permit test. 

For qualifications on obtaining a learner's permit for: 

All new drivers are required to obtain a learner's permit before taking the on-the-road skills test for a driver's license. 

Learner's permit testing is offered by appointment only at the following DMV offices:

Make your appointment here.


Studying for the Learner's Permit Knowledge Test

GETTING YOUR PERMIT: You will not receive a learner's permit or permanent driver license at a DMV office.   It will arrive through the mail.  For more on this, please see Central Issuance.  After visiting an office, you can track the delivery of your new card.