How to get a Oklahoma Driver's License
- Oklahoma Driver's License Guidelines
- How to Prepare for the Written Exam
- Required ID and Paperwork
OK Driver's License Rules and Requirements
Find out the steps to get your drivers license, pass your DMV written test, replace your out-of-state license and the required paperwork to bring to the DMV office to get your driver's license.Try Sample Test!
All applicants need to be familiar with the Oklahoma Driver's Manual. Think you know the material? Take our DMV practice test now and test your driving knowledge.
Get your OK Driver's Permit
You must be at least 16 years of age to apply for an Oklahoma Drivers License.
If this is your first driver's license or your out-of-state driver's license has been expired for more than six months, you will need to apply for an Oklahoma learners permit which requires a written exam on traffic signs, motor vehicle laws and safe driving techniques.
Once you receive a valid learners permit, you will then need to pass a road skills test and vision test to receive an OK drivers license.
Applicants under 18 must have held a learners permit for 6 months and must present a certificate of completion for the required 50 hours (10 at night) of supervised driving time before taking the road skills test.
Prepare for the Written Knowledge Test
All new drivers are encouraged to study for this driver education exam so you don't miss the opportunity to get your learners permit as soon as you reach the approved age. Online practice tests are available that provide real sample questions from the DMV Exam - Take the Oklahoma practice test now and test your driving knowledge.
New Oklahoma Residents
Upon establishing residence, new residents who own vehicles that are in Oklahoma are required to register all of their vehicles in OK before they apply for a new driver license.
There is no written exam or road skills testing required to change a valid out-of-state license to an OK driver's license, however you will need to pass the vision test.
If your out-of-state driver's license has expired, you will be required to apply for an Oklahoma learners permit and pass all required testing to receive a driver's license.
Oklahoma honors a valid foreign driver's license with an international driving permit. Once your foreign license expires, you must apply for an OK learners permit and pass all required testing to receive a driver's license.
Before you head to the Oklahoma DMV Office, make sure you have all of the following required documents to get your driver's license:
Once your licensing requirements have been met, you will receive your new:
- Restricted License (16 to 17 years of age) valid for 4 years.
- Full driver's license (18 and older) valid for up to 4 years.
Remember... the safe operation of a vehicle requires practiced skill, knowledge, and a respectful understanding of the limitations imposed by the other drivers and the environment.