Do You Know How to Get Your Nevada Driver License?
This month, two people were critically injured in a hit-and-run accident reportedly caused by a man accused of driving without a license. The accident occurred east of the Las Vegas Strip. A driver should not be on the road without a driver license. If you are a Nevada resident, read on to learn how to get your Nevada driver license.
We hope the below information helps you make safe driving decisions. If you are injured by an unlicensed driver, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will help to protect your rights and ensure you receive maximum compensation.
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How to Get Your Nevada Driver License
If you are a first-time Nevada license applicant, read on to learn how to get your Nevada driver license. The process will be different depending on your age and residency. In some instances, you may only be able to obtain a Driver Authorization Card. The Driver Authorization Card will also be discussed below. For more information on obtaining your Nevada driver license, visit the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicle website.
Teen drivers must meet special requirements to obtain their driver license.
If you are under 18, and apply for any of the following, you must meet the minimum Nevada school attendance requirements:
- Instruction permit
- Driver license
- Driver authorization card
Classroom Driver Education
If you are under 18, you must complete a driver education course. Teens have several options for the driver education course.
Prior to obtaining a driver license, young drivers can obtain an instruction permit. To obtain the permit, teens must present proof of their identity and Nevada residential address. They must also pay a licensing fee and pass a vision test and a knowledge (written) test.
Behind the Wheel Experience
Young drivers must also complete 50 hours of behind the wheel experience. Young drivers must have a licensed driver, who is 21 or older and has been licensed for at least one year, seated next to them at all times.
Driving Skills Test
A teen driver can schedule a driving skills test once they have met the following requirements:
- Driver education
- Behind the wheel experience
- Time limits and restrictions
Once a teen driver passes their driving skill test, they can get a Nevada driver license. A teen driver license has certain restrictions that the teen must follow.
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Beginning Adult Drivers
The requirements for beginning adult drivers are different from the requirements for teen drives. How do you know if you are a beginning adult driver? To be an adult driver, you must be over the age of 18. You must also meet either of the following qualifications:
- Never been licensed in the U.S.
- Your prior U.S. license has been expired, suspended, or revoked for more than one year.
If you are over 18 and answer yes to either of the above questions, then you are a beginning adult driver.
Beginning adult drivers are not required to take driver education. However, they may attend driving school if they so choose.
Prior to obtaining a driver license, beginning adult drivers must obtain an instruction permit. To obtain the permit, they must present proof of their identity and Nevada residential address. They must also pay a licensing fee and pass a vision test and a knowledge (written) test.
Driving Skills Test
Once they obtain the instruction permit, they will then be eligible to schedule a driving skills test and obtain a full license.
New Resident Drivers
Are you new to Nevada? Are you ready to apply for a Nevada driver license? You must be a Nevada resident and provide a Nevada street address to obtain a Nevada driver’s license.
Nevada Revised Statutes 482.103 and 483.141 define “resident.” Under these statutes, a resident does not include a person who is any of the following:
- Actual tourist
- Out-of-state student
- Foreign exchange student
- Border state employee
- Seasonal resident
If you are a first-time applicant to Nevada, you will be required to provide the following:
- Your existing, state-issued driver license, instruction permit or ID card
- Additional proof of identity and Nevada residential address
All applicants must take the vision test. Some applicants will have to take the knowledge (written) and skills (driving) tests. Those applicants include:
- Drivers who have never been licensed
- Those who currently hold a license from most foreign countries
Driver Authorization Card
Nevada does not issue licenses or ID cards to tourists. Other non U.S. citizens may, or may not, be eligible for a license or a driver authorization card depending on their specific immigration status. A driver authorization card does the following:
- Authorizes the holder to drive a motor vehicle on Nevada public streets and highways.
You can find out more about driver authorization cards by visiting the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles website.
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