Obtaining Your Georgia Learner’s Permit
You must be 15 years old to get a learner’s permit in GA.
Proof of Indentity
An original birth certificate, certified copy of the birth certificate (with embossed state seal), certificate of birth registration, certified copy of court records (adoption, name changes), certified naturalization records, immigration card or a Valid Passport needs to be presented.
Social Security Number
You must know and present your social security number to apply for your learner’s permit.
Parent Or Guardian Requirements
A parent or guardian must sign your application for your driver’s license. If signed by a guardian, they must bring a certified copy of the order granting them guardianship.
Georgia DDS Certificate of Attendance
A Georgia DDS Certificate of Attendance must be signed and notarized by your school and is only valid for 30 days.
You will be required to pass a vision and written test to get your learner’s permit. Get the $CSLINK to make the written test a breeze to pass. You will need to take a road signs test and get 15 of the 20 questions correct. After this, you need to take a road rules test and get another 15 out of 20 correct to pass.
The license fee for a provisional learner’s permit is $10.00. You can pay with cash, money order, check or credit/debit cards. This license is good for 2 years.
There must always be a 21-year old licensed driver with you in the front seat when driving.
If you are 16 years old, you are required to take a state approved driver’s education course to obtain your Class D license. You must also complete 40 hours of driving, 6 of which occurs at light. 17 year olds and older are NOT required to take the course but must complete 40 hours of supervised driving with 6 hours at night.