Non-Commercial Learner’s Permit Details

Non-Commercial Learner’s Permit

General Info - 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.

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    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. 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.

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

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

Apply for the License

  • Online Application

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License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of Transportation

Contact Information


Tel: (410) 768-7000

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