Preparing for Permit Test

Permit Required Items/Requirements:

  • Must be at least 15 1/2 years old.
  • Must be enrolled in Driver's Education (students will receive a Student Contract in class which will be used to meet this requirement).
  • Birth Certificate (original, not a copy).
  • Social Security card/number
  • 8th grade "Reading Proficiency, Enrollment and Attendance" letter from school (not required for students 18 years old or older).
  • A parent or legal guardian (if younger than 18 years old). If a parent or legal guardian won't be present at the Department of Public Safety when the student takes their permit test, the student must have an affidavit signed and notarized. You can download the affidavit by clicking on Parent Affidavit button below.
  • Valid documentation of legal residency or proof of citizenship (if student was born outside of the United States).

Don't Wait in Line!

You can schedule your permit test online! Select "Schedule Test" below to schedule in advance. 

*Note: You will be charged a fee of $3.75.*