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How To: Getting Your Driver's License in Vermont

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Sifting through information on how to get your license can be difficult from time to time. We broke everything you need to know down, in the most simple way possible, so you can find what you need easily and effectively. See the articles below for step by step processes, links to the driving manual, driving schools, practice tests, and more. If you want to get your motorcycling or boating license we have info for you too!

List of Driving Schools in Vermont

This page provides a list of on-site driving schools available in Vermont as well as information about available online driving school alternatives.

Vermont DMV Practice Permit Tests offers Vermont specific DMV practice permit tests that help you prepare for your permit exam. We provide questions just like the vt DMV and a number of practice test options.

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

Vermont residents need to apply for drivers licenses in order to legally operate a motor vehicle on public roads and highways in the state. The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has set several requirements that each driving license applicant must fulfill. These DMV license requirements include presenting several needed documents, paying the applicable fees and passing the Vermont drivers license exams.

Driver's Education in Vermont

Article discussing drivers ed in VT. When driver education courses are mandatory, benefits and costs, who offers classes, etc.

Most new drivers in Vermont are required to successfully complete a State-approved driver’s education program in order to obtain a Vermont driver’s license. In fact, for many applicants, the driver’s education certificate of completion is part of the actual driver's license application.

Applying for a Vermont New Driver’s License – Under 18

Vermont issues drivers licenses to residents who want to legally operate motor vehicles on a daily basis. However, to get learners permits (and then Vermont DMV licenses), minors need to meet specific requirements set by the VT Department of Motor Vehicles. Those requirements include passing a series of exams and presenting the necessary documents.

Beginner Drivers in Vermont

A resource for new drivers looking to get their VT drivers license and begin driving. DMV exam info, licensing levels and more