Nebraska Learner's Permit Test
The goal of the Driver Licensing Services division is to ensure that persons who meet Nebraska licensing standards and requirements are issued an operator’s license and those meeting Identification requirements are issued a state Identification card. It is also our goal to provide service to the public in a way that is fair, consistent and helpful. The Nebraska DMV offers drivers licensing and permit testing, as well as other services.
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Getting a Nebraska Learners Permit
Who needs a learners permit?
You must be at least 15 ½ years old to obtain a learners permit. All new drivers under the age of 18 are required to obtain a learners permit as part of the licensing process.
Requirements for getting a learners permit
When you arrive at the DMV office, you will be asked to fill out a new learners permit www.dmvcheatsheets.com application which must be co-signed by a parent or guardian. In addition a young driver’s affidavit must be signed after reading carefully the rules and restrictions listed in the document. In order to receive your permit you must:
- Fill out a learners permit application co-signed by a parent if under 18
- Provide proof of your full legal name and date of birth and social security card or equivalent. You will also need to provide two proofs of a permanent resident address in the state.
- You must pass both the written and vision tests in order to continue so study your handbook and cheat sheets before applying.
- Have a parent or guardian present to verbally give permission for you to apply for a learners permit if under the age of 18.
Driving with a Nebraska learners permit
New drivers are required to either fulfill 50 hours of practice time, 10 of which must be at night if they have taken a drivers education course. The requirement is 100 hours, 10 of nighttime driving if they live in an area where driver’s education is not obtainable. You must bring the parent certification of driver practice time with you the day of your driving test and the driving log printed on the back must be completely filled in with logged time, signed by a parent or guardian. If you have completed driver’s education while using your permit for practice, the school must fill out their portion of the certificate to assure the DMV you have satisfied state practice requirements.
You must hold your permit for a minimum of 6 months before applying for a Class O license. You must not practice between the hours of 10pm and 5am for the safety of yourself and other drivers on the roadways.
Cost of a learners permit
A learner’s permit will cost $10.50 payable by check, cash or money order.
Steps to getting a Nebraska learners permit
- Complete a driver’s license application and have a parent or guardian co-sign. In addition read over the Teen driver’s affidavit and sign. Turn in both documents to the DMV clerk.
- Supply the proper forms of documentation proving your full legal name and date of birth, you social security card or approved equivalent and two proofs of a residential address in the state.
- Your parent or guardian must be present and give verbal permission to obtain a learners permit for under age 18.
- Complete the vision exam with a passing score
- Take the written knowledge exam and pass by answering 20 out of 25 questions correctly.
- Once you have passed the tests, you will have your photo take for record and pay the $10.50 fee.