General Info

Non-Commercial Learner’s Permit

Statewide License

This information will assist you with obtaining a Maryland (MD) Non-Commercial Learner’s Permit, which allows a new driver to begin learning the process of operating a motor vehicle.

Valid for 2 years Revised : No Date
25 minutes Approval time
$50 Application cost
25-27 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Applicants must provide proof of age and identity, lawful status, social security number or proof of ineligibility, and Maryland residency.

Applicants must have attained the age of at least 15 years and 9 months.

If under 16, applicants must provide a completed verification of identity and/or school attendance to the Maryland Vehicle Administration.

If under 18, a parent or guardian must co-sign the learner's permit application.

Applicants must pass a vision screening and a knowledge test before obtaining a learner's permit.

Applicants must obtain a valid learner's permit before any behind-the-wheel driver education training or driving on Maryland roadways.


How do I apply?

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License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of Transportation
mdot.maryland.gov

Contact information

Work hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

Address: 6601 Ritchie Highway, N.E. , Glen Burnie, MD 21062

How do I apply?

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