How Can I Apply for my ME Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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At what age may I apply for a Maine license?You must be at least 15 years old to apply for a license in Maine.
What documents do I need when applying for my learner’s permit in Maine?You will need:
- 2 Proofs of ID
- Proof of Maine residency
- Your Social Security Number
- Certificate of drivers education (if under 18 years of age)
Where is the nearest place to apply for a driver’s license in Maine?You should go to your local BMV office.
How do I contact a Maine BMV office?Here’s a list of Maine BMV offices.
Who should bring me for my permit test in Maine?If you are under 18 years of age, one of your parents will need to co-sign your Maine learners permit application form.
Will I have to take a physical in order to get an Maine permit?No physical is required, however, you there are certain physical standards you must meet. For a list of them go here.
Will I need a vision test when I go for my Maine driver’s license?Yes. The vision test will measure your vision acuity and peripheral vision.
Where do I get my Maine driver’s license photo taken?Don’t worry, your photo will be taken at the BMV office.
What happens after I apply for my Maine license?Once you’ve passed your permit test, you should be getting ready for your road test. Those under 21, must hold an instruction permit for at least 6 months. They must also get at least 35 hours of driving, including 5 hours of night driving, while accompanied by a licensed driver. If you are over 21, you must wait at least 3 months.
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If you are looking for accurate, easy, and free online resources to study for your Maine driver’s permit exam, you have come to the right place. Above are all the tools you need to ace the permit exam on your very first try. The ME Driver’s Handbook and ME License Guide will provide you with all of the information that you will need to know in order to successfully obtain your driver’s permit. After you have studied these resources, you can test your knowledge using the 5 FREE practice exams, realistic representations of the tests administered by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles. This page also has information for individuals who wish to obtain their Maine motorcycle permit. The ME Motorcycle Guide and ME motorcycle practice exam are great tools to help you prepare. Good luck!