North Dakota Driver’s License & Permit FAQ
How Can I Apply for my ND Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions
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At what age may I apply for a North Dakota license?You should be at least 15 years old to apply for a learner’s permit.
What documents do I need when applying for my learner’s permit in North Dakota?You will need to provide proof of name, date of birth, and legal presence. For a list of acceptable forms go here. You must also provide your social security number.
Where is the nearest place to apply for a driver’s license in North Dakota?Go to your local North Dakota DOT office to apply for your license.
How do I contact a North Dakota office?Here’s a list of North Dakota DOT offices.
Who should bring me for my permit test in North Dakota?Applicants under 18 must be brought by a parent or guardian. They must sign the application and accept sponsorship.
Will I have to take a physical in order to get a North Dakota permit?No physical is required in order to get a permit.
Will I need a vision test when I go for my North Dakota driver’s license?Yes, you are required to pass a vision test.
Where do I get my North Dakota driver’s license photo taken?Your picture will be taken at the DOT office.
What happens after I apply for my North Dakota license?This will depend on your age:
For those 14 or 15 years old, you must hold the instruction permit for 12 months or until age 16, but no less than 6 months before taking the road test.
For those 16 or 17, you must hold the instruction permit for at least 6 months before taking the road test.
For those under 16, you must get at least 50 hours of supervised practice driving. You must also complete driver’s education before taking your road test.
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