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arkansas drivers permit - AR

Arkansas Drivers License Information

To get your drivers license in Arkansas, you need to apply for a non-restricted / Class D license. You must have a license from Arkansas if you live in the state for more than 6 months as a non-resident. Or you must have an Arkansas license within 30 days of establishing residency.

Arkansas Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under

  • Class D

    • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Intermediate License 

    • You must be between 16 and 18 years old.
  • Learner's License

    • You must be between 14 and 16 years old.
  • Instruction Permit

    • You must be at least 14 years old.

Arkansas Drivers Ed

Visit our arkansas drivers ed page for more information on Arkansas driver education.

Tests Required

  • Vision Test

  • Knowledge Test

  • Skills Test



Documents needed to get your Arkansas Drivers License

  • Proof of Identity (Primary Documents)

    • A few examples:
      • Drivers License with photo
      • Birth Certificate
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Secondary Item

    • A few examples:
      • School ID or Work ID with photo
      • Vehicle registration
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Social Security 

  • Proof of Legal Presence

    • A few examples:
      • US Passport
      • US Birth Certificate
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE