Instructional (Learner's) Permit Explained


Obtaining a Learner's Permit

• You must be at least 15 years of age.

• The applicant will be required to pass an eye and knowledge test.

• 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.

• Any Out of State Learner’s permit or ID Card must be surrendered to issue a Georgia Permit.

• When driving, there must be a licensed driver at least 21-years-old in the front seat with him or her at all times.

• The license fee is $10.00 cash, money order, check, or credit/debit cards.

• The permit is valid for 24 months.

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