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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 logo

Division of Motor Vehicles

Delaware Teen Driving


For eligibility guideline information regarding a Level 1 Learner's Permit, Class D License, Drivers Education Learner's Permit, or an out-of-state license transfer, view the corresponding page below.

A Level 1 Learner's Permit is issued to applicants 16 years of age up to 18 years who:

  • Completed an approved Driver Education Training Course
  • Passed a written and road test given by a driver education instructor
  • Been certified by a driver education instructor as qualified for licensing (blue certificate)
  • Have a sponsor to sign the application

A Class D License is issued to applicants 17 years of age and over who:

  • Are credited with 12 months of Level 1 Learner's Permit valid driving authority and
  • Have a sponsor to sign the application if under the age of 18

A Driver Education Learner's Permit is issued to applicants who have reached 16 years of age and have a:

  • Driver education instructor's recommendation (white certificate)
  • Sponsor to sign the application

Have you moved here from another state? Check out the eligibility guidelines for Out of State Transfers.

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