Wisconsin Driver’s License & Permit FAQ
How Can I Apply for my WI Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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How old should I be to apply for my Wisconsin license?You must be at least 15 ½ years old before you’re eligible to get your Wisconsin learner’s permit.
What documents do I need when applying for my learner’s permit in Wisconsin?You should bring the following when you go to apply for your Wisconsin learner’s permit:
- Proof of Name and Date of Birth
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship
- Proof of Identity
- Proof of Residency
- Proof of Insurance
- Proof of Enrollment in Drivers Education (if under 18)
Where’s the closest place to apply for a driver’s license in Wisconsin?The only place to go for your driver’s license is to a Wisconsin DMV location. Find the complete list of office locations here.
How do I contact a Wisconsin DMV location?
Who should bring me for my permit test in Wisconsin?Your parent or legal guardian should bring you if you are under 18 years old, in order to sign your application. There are cases where they don’t have to bring you if you have proof of insurance.
Does Wisconsin require a physical in order to get a permit?A physical is not required, but you will be asked medical questions.
Is a vision test necessary when I go for my Wisconsin driver’s license?Yes, you are required to pass a vision test.
Where do I go to get my Wisconsin driver’s license picture taken?Your picture will be taken at the DMV the same day.
What’s next after I apply for my Wisconsin license?If you are under 18, you must wait at least 6 months before applying for your license. You must get at least 30 hours of behind the wheel training and complete your driver’s education course. You have 60 days to take your first driving lesson. If you are over 18, you only have to wait a week to apply for your license.
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