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Steps to getting your permit and license.
Requirements for minors under the age of 18:
Taking Drivers Education
(check our drivers education calender for upcoming classes)
You can take drivers education at really any age, most take it at around 15 years of age call our office to sign up for our
at 559-297-6903. As required by the STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES Drivers education
consists of thirty (30) periods of fifty (50) minutes each of classroom instruction. Breaks may range from 5 to 10 minutes. We
drivers education classes
over four days. Once all four classes are complete a certificate of completion is issued.
You must be at least 15 1/2 years of age.
Have a drivers education completion certificate.
Provide an acceptable birth date/legal presence document.
Provide your true full name.
Provide your SSN.
Pay a nonrefundable application fee.(This fee entitles you to three exams of any type within the 12-month period and
pays for both the instruction permit and the driver license. If all requirements are not met within the 12-month period, the
application becomes void and all steps must be completed again.)
Submit a completed and signed DMV Driver application (DL 44) form.
Take your written test at the DMV. The questions asked on the test will be from the "California Hand Book". A passing
score is eight (8) errors or less out of 46 questions. NOTE: READ YOUR CALIFORNIA HAND BOOK! According to
The overall fail rate for applicants on their first-attempt is 67 percent when taking the written test. Examiners in Clovis CA
DMV state that 82 percent of teenagers fail their first-attempt on the written test in their office.
CONGRATULATIONS YOU PASSED!!
You have your permit! Call our office 559-297-6903 and schedule your drivers training lessons.
NOTE: READ YOUR PERMIT!
Your permit will NOT be valid until you have your FIRST drivers training session with a Driving Instructor and he or she sign
off on your permit. Failure to do this may result in loss of your permit till age 18 if caught driving with an invalid permit
(including driving in parking lots open to the public) or you reach the age of 17 1/2.
Drivers Training consist of six (6) hours taken over 3 days 2 hour lessons each day for a total of 6 hours of behind the
Complete Drivers Training. Once you complete your drivers training you will be issued a Behind-the-Wheel completion
certificate. Do not lose your certificate you will need this for your DMV Drive Test.
Drive Test Requirements: If you are under 18 years of age you must:
Be at least 16 years of age.
Complete six (6) hours of Drivers Training and be issued a Behind-the-Wheel completion certificate.
Have held your permit for a minimum of six months.
Have completed 50 hours of practice with an adult 25 years or older. The adult must have a valid California driver
license and certify to the 50 hours of practice. At least 10 of the 50 hours must have been done at night.
Have a drive test scheduled at the DMV.
Day of the in-vehicle Drive Test bring:
Your permit signed by a parent or guardian accepting liability for the minor.
Provide proof of financial responsibility (car insurance for the car used on the drive test)
Current registration for car used on drive test.
Your completion of Behind-the-Wheel certificate (gold color). The in-vehicle Drive Test is about 15 - 20
Drivers Education Classes