Getting a Nevada driver’s license is an exciting time for younger drivers of all ages. There are many steps to getting one and you must follow each one precisely to do so.
The process may seem daunting, and sometimes even impossible. However, there is no need to worry. In this guide, we’ll show you everything you need to know.
You can apply for your instruction permit as early as 15 ½. Regardless of your age, you will need to get your permit before getting a full license. To get your permit, you must do the following:
If you would like to know more about this part of the licensing process, we recommend that you read our in-depth Nevada Learner’s Permit Guide on our blog.
You will be eligible for your full Nevada driver’s license once you are 16 and have held your permit for at least 6 months.
If you’re over 18, you can apply for your full license as soon as you’re ready.
You’ll need to complete the following requirements to get your driver’s license. Note that some of the requirements are only required if you’re under 18 years old.
Many Nevada high schools offer driver education courses. If your high school does not, you may also enroll at a DMV-approved driving school.
The amount of behind the wheel training you must complete depends solely on how you completed driver training. Your practice must include at least 10 hours of night time driving.
The driving test is designed to examine your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle based on Nevada’s traffic rules and laws. You will be tested on a variety of maneuvers and tested on how well you keep control of your vehicle. Don’t stress too much about it – after taking 50-100 hours of practice you should be more than prepared to pass with flying colors. You must schedule your driving test online.
Before taking the exam, you must present the following:
If you are under 18, you will face certain restrictions as a minor with a driver’s license:
That’s all you need to know in order to get your driver’s license in the state of Nevada! It is very simple, but requires you to do everything correctly and in order to avoid any headaches at the DMV. Be sure to reference this guide early and often on your path to gaining your license in the state.
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