✅ Updated October 2021

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Here's the ultimate guide to getting your driver's license at the Nevada DMV. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time.


What You’ll Need to Get your Nevada Driver License

What You’ll Do to Get your Nevada Driver License

  • Step 1: Complete a Driver's License, Driver Authorization Card, or Identification Card Application (Form DMV 002).
  • Step 2: Surrender your valid out-of-state driver's license or permit.
  • Step 3: Show proof of identity (name and date of birth) and residency.
  • Step 4: Provide your Social Security number.
  • Step 5: Complete a Beginning Driver Experience Log (Form DLD130) if you have an out-of-state learner's permit or provisional license.
  • Step 6: Pass the written test and vision test.
  • Step 7: Get your photo taken.
  • Step 8: Pay the driver's license fee.

Caveats and Exceptions to Getting your Nevada Driver License

  • If you're younger than 18 years old, please follow the instructions on our Applying for a Teen License page. 
  • if you need a commercial driver's license, see our Applying for a New CDL page.

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