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Indiana Drivers License Information

To get your drivers license in Indiana, you need to go in person to a bmv license branch. You must have a license from Indiana within sixty (60) days of establishing residency.

Indiana Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under (You must be enrolled in school or have completed high school)

  • Regular Drivers License

    • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Probationary Driver's License

    • Younger than 18. You must be 16 or 17 years old.
    • You must have held a learner's permit (See Below)
  • Learner's Permit

    • Must be at least 16 . Or must be at least 15 and 1/2 years old and enroll in Driver Education Program (See Below)
  • Driver Education Program

    • Required under certain ages and circumstances.

18 years and over

  • Regular Drivers License


For complete details and to GET your Indiana license, please SIGN IN HERE

Indiana Drivers Ed

Visit our indiana drivers ed page for more information on Indiana driver education.

Tests Required

  • Vision Screening Test

  • Knowledge Examination

  • Driving Skills Test

Test requirements vary by age and depending on whether you've previously held a license in another state. 

For complete details and to GET your Indiana license, please SIGN IN HERE


New Driver's License

  • 6 Year License

    • $21.00
  • 3 Year License 

    • $11.00
  • 2 Year License

    • $7.00

Learner's Permit

  • Only lasts 1 Year 

    • $9.00

Probationary Driver's License

  • $16.00


For complete Fees SIGN IN HERE

Documents needed to get your Indiana Drivers License

  • Proof of Identity (Primary Documents)

    • A few examples:
      • Permanent Resident Card (I-551)
      • US Birth Certificate (certified original)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • For Minors (Under 18)

    • You must show
      • Agreement of Financial Liability
  • Social Security Number

    • A few examples:
      • Social Security Card
      • W-2 
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Proof of Residency

    • A few examples:
      • Lease , mortgage or rental contracts
      • Utility Bills
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Proof of Lawful Status

    • A few examples:
      • Foreign Passport with the VISA and I-94 form
      • US Birth Certificate
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE


Indiana BMV License Branch

Go to your Indiana BMV License Branch in order to take your required tests. You can use our locator to find the office that is closest to you.

Take the Indiana Drivers License Test

At this point you need to make sure that you have prepared and studied all of the material for the written test. You can find the Indiana Driver Test handbook here

Buy a Car and Get Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is required by law in most states. Click HERE to get started and we'll help you find the lowest rates in your state.

Take the Driving Test

Your last step is to show up to your local Indiana BMV License Branch and take the driving test.


Other Driver License Topics in the State of Indiana

  • New Driver's License
  • Renew Driver's License
  • Learner's Permit