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Georgia Drivers License Information

To get your drivers license in Georgia, you need to apply for a Class C license. You must have a Georgia license within 30 days of establishing residency.

Georgia Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under

  • Class C

    • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Class C 17 years of age

    • This is for people who have a valid drivers license from another state.
  • Class D Provisional License

    • You must be at least 16 years of age and have held an instructional permit for for 1 year.
  • Class C Instructional Permit

    • You must be at least 15 years of age.


For your complete Georgia DMV Requirements guide please SIGN IN HERE

Georgia Drivers Ed

Visit our georgia drivers ed page for more information on Georgia driver education.

Tests Required

  • Vision Test

  • Knowledge Test

  • Road Test



Documents needed to get your Georgia Drivers License

  • Proof of Identity

    • A few examples:
      • Drivers License with photo
      • Active Passport
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Proof of Residency

    • A few examples:
      • Utility Bill that's not older than sixty (60) days.
      • Medicare or Medicaid statement
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Social Security Number

    • Card is not necessary
  • Proof of Lawful (legal) Presence

    • A few examples:
      • US Passport
      • Certificate of naturalization (Form N550)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Non US Citizens

    • A few examples:
      • Active Foreign passport 
      • Permanent resident alien card (I-551)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE