instruction permit requirements
driver license requirements
wisconsin instruction permit requirements
- You must be at least 15 years, six months of age, and
- Pass the knowledge and highway signs tests, and vision screening.
- If you are under 18, you are required to:
- Have completed or be enrolled in an approved behind-the-wheel driver's education course which begins within 60 days of the date of your driver ed. instructor certifies your application.
Note: If you have not completed the classroom portion of driver ed. you must be within 60 days of starting behind-the-wheel.
- Have your adult sponsor sign the application. The sponsor's signature must be witnessed by either a notary public or an authorized DMV employee.
Note: Your instruction permit is valid for 12 months. If you need to renew your permit or get a duplicate, you will be asked to provide proof that you are currently enrolled in or have completed driver ed.
- Submit proof of name, date of birth, and identity:
- Certified copy of your birth certificate
- Wisconsin photo ID
Note: Hospital notifications of birth registration or baptismal certificates are not acceptable.
- Valid or expired within 8yrs, driver license from another state.
- Driver's education course completion certificate, military or student ID, credit card, social security card etc.
For more information please go to www.dot.wisconsin.gov
wisconsin driver license requirements
- You must be at least 16 yrs of age.
- You must be able to prove your identity and Wisconsin residency.
- Provide your social security number (bring your card with you).
- If you are under 18 years old:
- You must have completed a certified driver's education course.
- You will need an adult sponsor (your parent or legal guardian) certify their sponsorship on your application.
- Pass required driver license tests.
- Turn in driver license and/or identification card issued in another state.
- You must not be suspended or revoked in another state.
- Meet physical and medical requirements for the type of driver license for which you are applying.
- Pay required fees.
Please see the Wisconsin Motorist's Handbook for more information or www.dot.wisconsin.gov/drivers/docs/e-handbook.pdf.