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How to Get Your Driver’s Permit! 

You can obtain a driver’s permit as part of the REAL ID application process. Follow the easy steps below to get yourself on the road and driving !

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Step One
To obtain a driver’s permit, California minors must be at least 15 ½ but under 18 years of age, and have completed a DMV approved 30 hours driver education course, such as the course offered online from Express Driving School.
Step Two
At the end of the Drivers Education course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion, which is required to obtain a drivers permit. Use DMV’s interactive REAL ID document checklist to gather all of the documentation you will need for your applictaion.
Gather your documents
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Step Three - Complete Online Application
Go to the DMV’s website and complete the online driver license/ID card application for the REAL ID. Be sure to save your confirmation code.
Step Four: Visit a DMV Office

Visit your nearest DMV Office and bring your application confirmation code. During your visit, be prepared to show all your documents, pay fees, take a photo, be fingerprinted, and PASS a knowledge test. Once all requirements are met, the DMV will issue you a DRIVERS PERMIT!

Visit your local DMV
Step 5: Validate Your Permit

Your driver’s permit is not valid until AFTER you start your first lesson of behind-the-wheel lessons with a DMV licensed driving school, such as Express Driving School.

Step Six: Your Permit is Valid

Now hit the road and PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE. The DMV requires all teens to have at least 50 hours of practice , 10 hours should be night driving, before taking the drive test. After holding your driver’s permit for at least 6 months, you’re eligible to take the DMV drive test!

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