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    Get a Drivers License in Wyoming

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

    Full Restricted License

    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

    Regular Learner's Permit License

    To qualify you must:

    • Be at least 15 years old
    • Pass the written and vision tests

    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 hours 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 1/2 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 18 years old or older
    • 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 with plenty of time 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. to 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 1 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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