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Missouri Drivers License Information

To get your drivers license in  Missouri, you need to apply for an Operator Class F license. You must carry your license or permit at all times. 

Missouri Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under (Graduated Driver License - GDL)

  • Full Driver License (will indicate that you are a minor)

    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Valid for a max of 3 years.
    • Must have held an Intermediate License (see below).
  • Intermediate License

    • You must be between 16 and 18 years of age.
    • Valid for max of 2 years.
    • Must have held an Instruction Permit (see below) for at least twelve 182 days.
    • Must have driving instruction (40 hours).
  • Instruction Permit 

    • You must be at least 15 years old.
    • Valid for 1 year.
    • Must drive with a licensed driver.
    • Must have signature from a qualified person.

18 years and over

  • Regular Class F Driver License


For complete details and Restrictions and to GET your Missouri drivers license, please SIGN IN HERE

Missouri Drivers Ed

Statistics prove that drivers who enroll in driver education courses are much less likely to be involved in auto accidents.

Visit our missouri drivers ed page for more information on Missouri driver education.

Tests Required

  • Vision Test

  • Written Test 

  • Road Sign Test

  • Driving 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 Missouri license, please SIGN IN HERE


New Driver's License Class F

  • Over 18 - 3Year License

    • $10.00
  • Over 18 - 6 Year License

    • $20.00

Intermediate License

  • $7.50

Instruction Permit

  • $3.50


For complete Fees SIGN IN HERE

Documents needed to get your Missouri Drivers License

  • Identification (Name, Place of Birth, Date of Birth)

    • A few examples:
      • Birth Certificate (certified)
      • U.S. Passport
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Proof of Residential Address

    • A few examples:
      • Utility Bill
      • Mortgage Documents
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • For Minors (Under 16)

    • Parent or guardian signature on application
  • Social Security 

    • Must provide the Social Security Number
  • For Non American citizens

    • Must additionally show Immigration documents
    • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE


Missouri DMV Office

Go to your Missouri DMV Office in order to take your required tests. You can use our locator to find the office that is closest to you.

Take the Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri DMV Office and take the driving test.


Other Driver License Topics in the State of Missouri

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