How Can I Apply for my NH Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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How old should I be in order to apply for a license in New Hampshire?You should be at least 16 and have completed driver’s education before applying for your New Hampshire license.
What documents should I have when I go to apply for my license in New Hampshire?You will need to provide:
- A driver’s license application
- Two Proofs of Identity
- The green Driver Education Completion Certificate (if under 18)
- A Parent or Guardian Authorization Certificate (if under18)
- A completed Driver’s Out-Of-Class Log Sheet (if under 18)
- Proof of residency (if over18)
Where do I go to apply for a driver’s license in New Hampshire?Go to your nearest DMV office when you’re ready to apply for your license. Be sure to arrive by 3:30pm. You can easily find a list of locations and hours here.
How can I contact my nearest New Hampshire DMV office?You can contact your nearest DMV office by phone. Here’s a list of New Hampshire DMV offices.
Who should bring me for my knowledge test in New Hampshire?If you’re under 18, your parents may need to bring you. They must sign the parent authorization certificate.
Does New Hampshire require a physical in order to get a license?No physical is needed.
Will I need a vision test when I go for my New Hampshire driver’s license?Yes. You must pass a vision test.
Where do I go to get my New Hampshire driver’s license picture taken?Your picture will be taken at the DMV office the same day.
What’s the next step after I apply for my New Hampshire license?New Hampshire does not give out learner’s permits. Beginning at age 15 ½, you may practice driving with a licensed driver at least 25 or older.
Once you are ready to apply for your license:
- Take your required documents to a DMV office
- Take a vision test and knowledge test
- Schedule a road test appointment
- Take drivers education and have at least 40 hours of behind the wheel training (if under 18)
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Getting ready to become a new driver in New Hampshire? This page has everything that you will need to prepare for the state’s driver’s permit exam. Studying will be easy with our three free resources: the NH Driver’s Handbook, the NH Motorcycle Handbook, and the New Hampshire License Guide. After you have put in some study hours, test your knowledge using the 5 FREE practice exams also included on this page. These practice tests were developed to mimic the 2017 version of the driver’s permit and motorcycle permit exams administered by the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles. You’ll be ready to take the wheel very soon!