California DMV Information
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The process for getting a California drivers license varies for different age groups. If you're under 18, here is a general outline of the steps you'll need to take in order to earn your drivers license:
For more details, check out our step-by-step California drivers license instructions.
Upon completing the driving test, you are issued a provisional drivers license. For more information on provisional drivers licenses, please refer to the California Graduated Drivers License (GDL) section of this site.
If you are over 18, you'll have to go through an almost identical process and pay the same fees. The following procedures will be omitted if you are over 18:
Note: This article was accurate when it was published. Please confirm all details directly with the CA DMV. You can visit the CA DMV website or call 1-800-777-0133 for general drivers license and registration information.
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