Minors Driving Requirements & Restrictions

Minors' License Requirements

Permit Requirement

  • 15 1/2 years of age.
  • Complete driver’s education at an approve DMV school.
  • Pass the written test at any DMV site.

Instruction Permit

  • Cannot drive alone.
  • Must have permit for at least 6 months and train for 6 hours with a licensed driver’s instructor prior to DMV road test.
  • Practice 50 hours with a licensed parent or guardian 25 years of age or older prior to road test.

License Requirement

  • 16 years of age.
  • Have held instruction permit for at least 6 months.
  • Provide a parent’s or guardian’s signature on your instruction permit verifying that you have completed 50 hours of driving practice (of which 10 hours must be night driving).
  • Provide training certificate verifying you have completed 6 hours of training with licensed instructor.
  • Pass the behind the wheel test at any DMV location.

Minors' License Restriction

  • You cannot transport passengers under 20 years of age at anytime unless accompanied and supervised by a licensed parent, guardian, other licensed driver 25 years of age or older.
  • You cannot drive between 11pm—5am