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Nevada Drivers Permit Information

To get your drivers license in Nevada, you need to apply for a Class C drivers license. You must have a Nevada license within thirty (30) days of establishing residency. You must carry your license at all times. 

Nevada Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under 

  • Full Drivers License (Class C)

    • You must be at least 16 years old.
    • Must have held an Instruction Permit (see below) for at least six (6) months.
  • Instruction Permit

    • You must be at least 15 years and 1/2 of age.
    • Parent or Legal guardian signature.
    • Must have nevada drivers ed or 100 hours of supervised driving experience (and 10 hous of night driving).
    • (For complete details and to get your Permit, please SIGN IN HERE)

18 years and over

  • Class C drivers license


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

Nevada Drivers Ed

Visit our nevada drivers ed page for more information on Nevada driver education.

Tests Required

  • Vision Test

  • Knowledge (Written) Test

  • 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 Nevada license, please SIGN IN HERE


New Driver's License and Permit (65 years of age and under)

  • $22.00

New Driver's License and Permit (65 years of age and over)

  • $17.00

Testing Fee

  • $25.00

Fees depend on your age that you received your drivers license. For complete Fees SIGN IN HERE

Documents needed to get your Nevada Drivers License

  • Proof of Identity 

    • A few examples:
      • U.S. Birth Certificate (Certified)
      • U.S. Passport (must be active)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Proof of Nevada Address

    • Your legal residence must be from Nevada
    • You must physically reside in Nevada
    • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Social Security Number

    • A few examples:
      • Social Security Card 
      • Check Stub from Payroll (must display social security number and name)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Non US Citizens

    • A few examples
      • Resident Card (permanent of temporary card)
      • Foreign Passport (must be active)
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE


Nevada DMV Office

Go to your Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada DMV Office and take the driving test.