What do I need to complete before I can get my license?
To apply for a drivers license, you must:
- ● Have a learners permit for at least 12 months
- ● Take a behind the wheel course (only required if you are under 16 ½)
- ● Drive the required 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night
- ● Pass the DMV road test
Do I need to make an appointment to take my road test for my Colorado drivers license?
Yes - Colorado driving tests are not given without an appointment at your local DMV. For more information, click here or call 1 (303) 205-5613 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
What will I need to bring with me to the DMV to get my drivers license?
To get your Colorado drivers license you’ll need to do the following:
- 1. Submit identification establishing age, identity, and lawful presence in the United States such as:
- ● Certified state or county birth certificate.
- ● United States certificate of birth abroad.
● Previous license or identification card expired less than 1 year
- -Colorado now accepts digital Ids as an official document. Read more here!
- ● Valid passport.
- ● Valid military identification card.
- ● Resident alien identification card.
- ● Naturalization certificate.
- ● Valid foreign passport with immigration Visa/I-94. (no border crossing cards or a visa status of B1, B2, W/T, W/B, C/P or N/C.)
- 2. Provide your Social Security number (SSN).
- ● If you state that you do not have an SSN, you must provide documentation from the Social Security Administration supporting your statement.
- 1. Supply a Colorado residence address.
- 2. Pass all required examinations: (physical, vision, written, driving test).
- 3. Present a completed and signed drive time log.
- 4. Submit your 6-hour behind the wheel training certificate (if required).
*Photocopies or notarized copies of documents are not accepted.