New: Step-by-Step Guide!
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply for a Learner License:
- You must be at least 15 years old.
- Your parent, guardian, or another responsible adult must be present with their
identification to give parental consent.
- This person must be willing to assume the obligation imposed bys. 322.09 F.S. and they must verbally certify that they assume joint responsibility with you for damages caused by negligence or willful misconduct.
- If such a person cannot be present for whatever reason, they must complete Form HSMV 71142 and this form must be turned in with your application for a Learner License.
- If married or legally emancipated, you do not need parental consent to apply for a Learner License. You must submit an original/certified copy of your marriage certificate or "Emancipation of Minor Child" court order.
- If you are 18 years old or older, you do not need parental consent to
for a Learner's License.
- You must present documents that establish your identity pursuant to the Real ID Act:
- i.e. Birth certificate, proof of name change(s), U.S. Passport, Valid I-551/I-151 Permanent Resident Card, USCIS (INS) docs, Social Security Card, and two proofs of residential address.
- Non-US Citizens must have at least 61 days remaining on their legal presence documentation.
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- You must take and pass the following exams:
Law and Substance Abuse Education course (TLSAE).
- This class is offered by many 3rd party providers. Refer to your local phone book or to the Florida DHSMV for a listing.
- Our office will verify completion online. Please check the Florida DHSMV verification website before visiting our office to ensure your TLSAE completion is available. If it is not, you must contact the 3rd party provider and ask that they upload your results.
- Vision and Hearing exam - These exams are administered by a Driver License Examiner in our office.
- A written examination consisting of 50 questions, covering the following
- Road Rules - 45 multiple choice questions about traffic laws.
- Road Signs - 5 multiple choice questions about road signs.
- You cannot miss more than 10 questions to pass the written examination.
- Customers taking the written examinations in the office are limited to two attempts per day on each type of written exam.
- Learner License Written Testing Cut-Off time is 3:30 p.m.
- Applicants under age 18 may take the written exam online. If using
an Online 3rd Party Testing System, a
Parent/Guardian Online Test Proctoring Form must be signed
in the presence of a driver license examiner by the person who
proctored the test; or the proctor's signature must be notarized if
the parent or guardian proctor will not be present.
- Customers are limited to a total of three knowledge attempts online.
- Falsification of parental proctoring will result in license suspensions for the parent/guardian and applicant.
- Note: The 3rd Party Testing System for online testing will select every 40th Class E Knowledge exam completed online for random re-testing.
- Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course (TLSAE).
- You must pay $54.25 to obtain your Learner License plus any exam retake fees.
- A $10.00 retesting fee is collected each time a customer retakes a written examination at a driver license or tax collector office.