Missouri Driver’s License & Permit FAQ
How Can I Apply for my MO Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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At what age should I be before I can apply for my permit in Missouri?You are eligible for a learner’s permit starting at age 15.
What documents will I need when I go to apply for my license in Missouri?Use this Missouri Document Guide to determine which documents you should bring. Your documents should include:
- Proof of Name
- Proof of Date of Birth
- Proof of Social Security Number
- Proof of Missouri Residential Address
Where is the nearest place I can go to apply for a driver’s license in Missouri?You should go to your local Missouri State Highway Patrol Office when you’re ready to apply for your Missouri driver’s license.
Is it easy to contact my nearest Missouri State Highway Patrol Office?
Who is allowed to bring me for my permit test in Missouri?If you are under 18 years old, a “qualified” person must bring you to sign your permission statement. A qualified person is your parent or legal guardian.
Is a physical required in order to get a permit in Missouri?A physical examination isn’t required when getting your license in Missouri.
Is a vision test necessary when I go to apply for my Missouri driver’s license?Yes. Your vision must be tested.
Where do I get a photo for my Missouri driver’s license taken?You will have your photo taken the same day you get your license.
What happens after I apply for my Missouri license?The first step in applying for your Missouri license is getting your learner’s permit. After you’ve gotten your learner’s permit, if you are between 15 and 18, you must wait at least 182 days before getting your driver’s license. You also need at least 40 hours of driving instruction with 10 of those hours being between sunrise and sunset. If you are over 18, you may apply for your road test whenever you’re ready.
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