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Get a Drivers License in Wyoming

A) Make Sure You're Eligible to Get a License

Full Restricted License

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To qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 14 years old
  • Have held your restricted learner's permit for a minimum of 10 days
  • Pass the road test

Intermediate License

To qualify you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have held your regular learner's permit for a minimum of 10 days
  • Completed 50 hours of supervised driving, including 10 at night

Full Driver License

To qualify you must be 17 years old or older if you've never had a learner's permit or completed a driver education course. If you are under 17 years old, you must have completed a driver educated course.

You can apply for full driving privileges at 16 and a half years old.

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Gather Required Documents and Wyoming License Fees

Full Restricted License

When applying, you'll need:

  • Proper identification
  • Your restricted permit
  • To be accompanied by a licensed adult driver
  • Payment for all applicable fees

Intermediate Permit

You will need:

  • Identification
  • Your learner's permit; if you don't own a permit, bring instead a state-certified birth certificate
  • To be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Your driver ed certificate of completion, if applicable
  • Payment for all applicable fees

B) Make an Appointment

You must call for a road test appointment with your local driver exam office.

C) Take the Road Test

Arrive at the test site at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment with a properly registered and insured vehicle. The vehicle must have working brake lights, turn signals and car horn, and the windshield must be free of vision-obstructing cracks.

The driver license examiner, at his or her discretion, may waive the test if you provide a certificate of completion card from a state-approved driver education course.

D) Get Your Wyoming Driver's License

Full Restricted License

You will receive a full restricted license after passing the road test. While carrying this license you must adhere to the following restrictions:

  • Drive only between the hours of 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Drive only within 50 miles (radius) of your home

This license will be automatically suspended if you're caught violating either restriction, or if convicted of a moving violation.

Intermediate Permit

Pass the road test and you'll receive an intermediate permit. With this permit you must obey the following driving restrictions:

  • Drive only between the hours of 5 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  • You cannot drive with more than one passenger under 18 years old who is not from your immediate family

Restrictions may be lifted for school, work or medical needs, PROVIDED you're carrying a properly signed Intermediate Permit Driving Exception Form (Form FSGDL-02).

Full License

Once you graduate to a full driver's license, you will not have any driving restrictions.

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