Tips

Video Tips
Stop Aggressive Driving Campaign
The Cost of Underage Drinking and Driving
Sharing the Road with Motorcycles
Do You Know Delaware's Seatbelt Law?
Skills Mastery Checklist
Dangerous Distractions and Conditions
Dangerous Distractions/Conditions Checklists
Stop Speeding Before it Stops You!
Pedestrian Tips for Drivers
Checkpoints: Zero Tolerance for Underage Drinking

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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