Class D License Explained
To Obtain Your First Driver's License (Class D)
• A valid learner's license must be held for one year and one day from its issuance. It must be surrendered at the time of testing.
• Must be in compliance with Joshua’s Law. (Link to Joshua’s Law Explained)
• Appointments for on-the-road tests are mandatory and should be made up to 90 days in advance. Reservation numbers are:
(678) 413-8500 select option 3 or
Toll-free (866) 754-3687 if dialing from an area code outside the metro-Atlanta area.
• A parent or legal guardian must sign an affidavit at the time of examination that the applicant has had at least 40 hours of on-the-road driving training either privately or 20 hours of on-the-road training in conjunction with a driver's education class.
• A parent or legal guardian with a Georgia License or ID Card will have to sign for you. The legal guardian must have a certified guardianship paper from court or adoption paper with embossed court seal.
• A Georgia DDS Certificate of Attendance form must be signed and notarized from your school. It is only valid for 30 days. All applicants under the age of 18 not enrolled in school must provide a GED diploma, high school diploma, or an attendance form from your local Board of Education if you are enrolled in an approved home school program.
• You must have the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP) card.Click Here for more information or call (800) 245-4410.
• Applicant will be required to pass an eye and a driving test.
• The vehicle the driver is testing in must be properly insured, registered, have a valid tag and must pass a safety inspection. You will be asked to show a valid insurance card. You may not take the test in a rental car.
• The license fee is $10.00 cash, money order, check, or credit/debit