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Driver License Information for Persons Over 18

How to apply for a driver license if you are over 18

How to apply for a commercial driver license (CDL)

How to apply for a motorcycle or moped driver license if you are over 18

Provisional Driver Permit and License Information for Persons Under 18

How to apply for a provisional permit if you are under 18

Parents' or guardians' signatures - Accepting liability for a minor

Driver Education and Driver Training Information

Provisional driver license restrictions during the first year

How to apply for a motorcycle or moped driver license if you are under 18

Renewals, Duplicates, and Information Changes for Driver Licenses and/or ID Cards

How to renew your driver license in person

How to renew your driver license by mail

How to apply for a duplicate driver license or identification (ID) card

How to change your name on your driver license and/or identification (ID) card

How to notify DMV of my change of address

Information about Identification (ID) Cards

How to apply for or renew an identification (ID) card

Application Requirements

Social security number (SSN) requirement

Birth date verification and legal presence requirements

Vision exam requirement

Parents' or guardians' signatures - Accepting liability for a minor

General Information

What is an International Driving Permit or International Driver License?

Military personnel away from home

How to find a traffic violation school

How to find a driving under the influence (DUI) Program

Negligent operator violation point count

Common California Vehicle Code violations used in negligent operator violation count

When you are required to report an accident to DMV

How to get a copy of my driving record

How to get a copy of someone else's driver license, ID card, vehicle or vessel record

Length of time DMV keeps driver license records

How to find information on bicycle rules and safety

Alternative methods for completing the diver license written examination for persons with disabilities

How to contact the Courts