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Important Message from Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles

Appointment Numbers (Or Schedule an Appt. Online)

Delaware City Driver Services: 302-365-8771, Delaware City Vehicle Services: 302-365-8770,Dover Driver Services: 302-744-2703, Dover Vehicle Services: 302-744-2568, Georgetown Driver Services: 302-853-1044, Georgetown Vehicle Services: 302-853-1034, Wilmington Driver Services: 302-434-3209, Wilmington Vehicle Services: 302-434-3208

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Transfer of Licenses from Other Jurisdictions into Delaware (Under 18 Years of Age)

Those persons who are at least 16 years old but less than 18 years and were issued a driver license by another state must obtain a Delaware license within 60 days after becoming a Delaware resident.

  1. The applicant must have completed an approved driver education course. The Department of Education will ensure out-of-state courses are equivalent to Delaware driver education requirements. (See Level One Learner’s Permit).
  2. If the minor applicant was issued an out-of-state license for less than 12 months, he/she may be eligible for a Level One Learner's Permit.
  3. If the minor applicant was issued an out-of-state license for over 12 months, he/she may be eligible for a Class D operator's license after meeting all testing requirements.
  4. The applicant must pass a written and road examination conducted by the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles and an eye screen.
  5. The application must be signed by an approved sponsor.
  6. If the minor applicant was issued an out-of-state license for over 18 months, they may be eligible for a Class D operator's license.

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