How to get a Mississippi Motorcycle License
- Mississippi Motorcycle License Guidelines
- How to Prepare for the Written Exam
- Required ID and Paperwork
Mississippi DMV Motorcycle License Rules
Ready to take your motorcycle on the open road? We'll walk you through the steps to get your Mississippi motorcycle license with an extra emphasis on safe driving.
You'll need to be familiar with the Mississippi Driver's Manual. Think you know the material?
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First Time Motorcycle Riders
If you hold or are applying for a Mississippi driver license and want to operate a motor-driven cycle, you must obtain a motorcycle endorsement which requires passing both the written test and a driving skills test and pay the appropriate Fee (cash only). If you hold an out-of-state license which is valid for the operation of motorcycles, the written and skills tests may be waived.
Prepare for the Motorcycle License Written Test
The Mississippi DMV requires that all applicants must pass a written motorcycle knowledge test on traffic signs, motor vehicle laws and safe driving techniques. If you fail the exam, some states require you to wait until at least until the next day to take the test again and charge a re-examination fee.
All motorcyclists are encouraged to study for this written test so you don't take a chance on standing in line at the DMV Office only to go home empty-handed. Test your motorcycle safety and driving knowledge and take our Mississippi motorcycle practice test today!
Before you head to the Mississippi DMV Office, make sure you have the following required documents to get your motorcycle license. Examples include:
- Birth certificate issued in any state
- Drivers license or instruction permit issued in another state
- U.S. passport
- U.S. military ID card (active duty, retired, reserve)
- Mississippi ID card
- Social Security Number, if issued,
- Documents from a court of record
- Marriage certificate
- Parental Consent Form, which must be signed in the presence of a driver license examiner or notarized if parent or guardian will not be present.
On the Road
Once your licensing requirements have been met, a Class M endorsement will be added to your driver's license. Remember... the safe operation of a motorcycle requires practiced skill, knowledge, and a respectful understanding of the limitations imposed by the operator, the machine, and the environment.