When You Need a California Driver License
If you become a resident of California, you must get a CA driver license within ten (10) days. Residency is established by voting in an election, paying school tuition, property tax or any other benefit not given to non-residents.
How To Get a CA Driver’s License (18 and older)
The following steps are required to get your California driver’s license if you are 18 or older:
Note: no written tests will be given after 4:30 PM
After doing the above you will be given a permit if you have not had a previous license or a license if moving from out-of-state. You can practice driving with anyone licensed in CA who is 18 or older with a permit. You will then need to make an appointment to take your road test and provide proof of insurance.