Wisconsin Learner's Permit

Wisconsin Learner's Permit

How to get your Wisconsin Learners permit


Your learner's permit in Wisconsin is a very important step to in becoming a licensed driver. You will have to be at least 15 years and 6 months old to be eligible to apply for a learner's permit in Wisconsin along with a few other rules and regulations. Make sure you have never been issued a license before, and if you have been issued a driver's license in another state outside of Wisconsin you will have to be a new resident of Wisconsin and the other driver's license must have been expired for over six months.

If you are under 18 years of age you must:

  • Have parental consent from you parent or legal guardian.
  • Be enrolled in a school, high school equivalency program or graduated from a high school.
  • Be enrolled in an approved driver education program and your instructor must sign the application. Your driving lessons must start within 60 days of issuance of permit.

Make sure to bring the following with you when you go to apply for your Wisconsin learner's permit:

  • The completed application form (MV3001).
  • Proof of identity, age and name, and Wisconsin residency.
  • Your Social Security card.
  • Cash or check for the $35 permit fee.
  • pass a written knowledge exam
  • pass a vision exam.

Restrictions while driving with your Wisconsin learner's permit:

You parent or legal guardian who is 21 or older must be a licensed driver for at least two years and sit next to you while you drive at all times. If you are driving at night the licensed driver must be 25 years of age or older.

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