How to get a Nebraska Motorcycle License
- Nebraska Motorcycle License Guidelines
- How to Prepare for the Written Exam
- Required ID and Paperwork
Nebraska DMV Motorcycle License Rules
Ready to take your motorcycle on the open road? We'll walk you through the steps to get your Nebraska motorcycle license with an extra emphasis on safe driving.
You'll need to be familiar with the Nebraska Driver's Manual. Think you know the material?
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First Time Motorcycle Riders
Under Nebraska DMV guidelines, anyone who drives a motorcycle must have a Class M motorcycle license or motorcycle instruction permit. A Class M License authorizes a license holder to operate a motorcycle or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
The minimum age for a Class M endorsement is 17 years of age if the applicant has held a Provisional Operator's Permit for a year; otherwise the minimum age is 18. Applicants must pass the motorcycle knowledge test, a sign test and a vision screening. The final step is to pass the motorcycle skills test where you will demonstrate your competency in motorcycle operation.
Prepare for the Motorcycle License Written Test
The Nebraska DMV requires that all applicants must pass a written motorcycle knowledge test on traffic signs, motor vehicle laws and safe driving techniques.
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 Nebraska motorcycle practice test today!
Before you head to the Nebraska 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)
- Nebraska 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.