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How to Apply for a New Driver's License in Nevada

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You can apply for a new driver's license at any DMV Full Service Office in Nevada. Obtain a Nevada Driver's Handbook to familiarize with the driving rules and regulations.

NEW DRIVERS AND FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

Following are the basic requirements for applying for a Nevada driver's license:

  1. Applicants must be 15 and ½ years or older.
  2. Any individual under 18 should provide parental consent and must complete the Classroom Driver Education course. For additional details, see Beginner Drivers and/or Learner's Permits for Beginner Drivers.
  3. Everyone must pass the vision, written, and driving tests. See Practice Tests and Driver's Handbook for more information on the written examination. Driver education programs can help individuals prepare for their road test.
  4. Applicants must provide acceptable proof of identification.
  5. Applicants must provide proof of Nevada residency.

NEW RESIDENTS

Nevada residents holding a driver's license from another state need to pass the vision test and/or knowledge test. New residents must also provide proof of identification and residency.
Non-US citizens residing in Nevada may apply for a Nevada driver's license, as long as they can provide proof that they are legally authorized to be in the United States, and meet all the other requirements. The kind of license that is issued depends on your immigration status. Please note that the State of Nevada does not recognize foreign driver's licenses.

FEES

The cost for a non-commercial Nevada driver's license is $21.25. For further information on the various fees please click here.

VALIDITY

The validity of a Nevada driver's license is 4 years from the year of issue and it expires on the driver's birthday.

LEARNER'S LICENSE

With certain restrictions, an individual can legally drive in Nevada with an instruction permit. See more information on learner's licenses here.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Submitted by Antonioneedsacar on 30th Jan 2012

Hello i already have had my

Hello i already have had my permit for soem time and all i need it to know were on this site i can print out an hour sheet for my drivers licens and how to make an appointment for it

Submitted by nhardin on 29th Nov 2011

What is the procedure to

What is the procedure to change my name back to my maiden name after a divorce

Submitted by Twig_2 on 8th Sep 2011

Hello, I am 18 years old and

Hello, I am 18 years old and I want to scedule a drive test. Now the question I have are, I already had my permit here in Nevada but it expired last year, do I still have to do the written test to get my license?

Submitted by cjaaaaay on 24th Aug 2011

how do i schedule an

how do i schedule an appointment for my drivers test?

Submitted by Twig_2 on 8th Sep 2011

you can either go to

you can either go to dmv.nv.org (http://dmv.nv.org) and look for Drivers Licence Test and set an appt. online or call your near by DMV and set one through the phone

Submitted by Anonymous on 18th Apr 2011

I completed a course of

I completed a course of drivers ed in 10th grade, im turning 16 in august, do i have to have a permit before i get my license? can you send information to this emai metioo2013@gmail.com

Submitted by Anonymous on 3rd Apr 2011

would like to make an

would like to make an appointment to take the drivers test

Submitted by patricia.tobacc... on 25th Jul 2011

my name is christopher

my name is christopher lambert and i would like to make a appointment for wednesday july 27 12:00 pm..

Submitted by Anonymous on 28th Feb 2011

Hello my mom is cittezen an

Hello my mom is cittezen an petition for my I. Have priority date and my visa is not expire is valid

Submitted by Anonymous on 29th Jan 2011

if you are over the age of 18

if you are over the age of 18 do you have to still get a permit?

Submitted by Twig_2 on 8th Sep 2011

no, you do not.

no, you do not.

Submitted by Anonymous on 29th Jan 2011

do you have to pay for the

do you have to pay for the written test? or just after the first one?

Submitted by Twig_2 on 8th Sep 2011

yes you do. its $10.00 each

yes you do. its $10.00 each time you take it. Its stupid but its life

Submitted by Anonymous on 29th Jan 2011

do you have to pay for the

do you have to pay for the written test? or just after the first one?

Submitted by 91christal on 13th Jun 2010

i would like to know how

i would like to know how would be able to make an appointment to get my license, and if you are over 18 do you have to do the written test?

Submitted by Twig_2 on 8th Sep 2011

I asked the same thing, once

I asked the same thing, once you find out, let me know? Please and thank you

Submitted by marisela galvan on 27th Aug 2009

i want to take the license

i want to take the license test but in writen can i do that?

Submitted by drawyer1 on 31st Jul 2009

I want to take my written

I want to take my written test. How can I make an apointment?

Submitted by drawyer1 on 31st Jul 2009

I want to take my written

I want to take my written test. How can I make an apointment?

Submitted by robertito on 1st Jul 2009

im just wondering if theres

im just wondering if theres any way that i can have a driver lisence or a id card from the state of neva im here only for vacations i have my passaport nd my visa .. thanks robert777@live.com

Submitted by AntonioJP on 31st Mar 2009

im wonderin im 18 n how much

im wonderin im 18 n how much is it to get a new ID? Nd if i turned 18 do i still got to take the writtin test for the drivers license? I took Drivers Ed. n i passed it so i was jus wonderin because i heard if u turn 18 u jus got to get the permit n take the driver test on the road. If u can answer that for me plz write me at antoniopizarro91@yahoo.com.

Submitted by debeth on 21st Mar 2009

what do you need to get a

what do you need to get a license if you have a driver's license from another state?

Submitted by aztar39 on 16th May 2016

I live in Kentucky may be

I live in Kentucky may be moving to lasvegas,nv. can I use a post office on my driver license

Submitted by Deonna on 17th Feb 2009

i would like to get mi driver

i would like to get mi driver license but i dont no how to sign up to get it if u can please help me thank u

Submitted by vuphan1991 on 6th Feb 2009

Hi Ma'am or Sir..i want to

Hi Ma'am or Sir..i want to get a oppointment for my driver license test..but i don't know how?...also i'm still under 18 , can i still get an oppointment by myself?

Submitted by dstory_99 on 28th Jan 2009

I had passed the drivers test

I had passed the drivers test about 4 years ago (written/driving) and just before I was givin my card there was a "hold" fr Oregon. I believe that has passed, can you tell me whether I am eligible now???

Submitted by crazy-chikken on 23rd Jan 2009

i'm new and i need help

i'm new and i need help geting my licence

Submitted by Weveyam Jules A... on 15th Jan 2009

Hi, I would like to make an

Hi, I would like to make an appointment for my driving test but I don't know how is it working. I'ld appreciate that you help me with those details. Thanks