DMV Permit Requirements

To obtain a NC permit the DMV requires:

  • That the student be at least 15 years old
  • That the student have completed driver education
  • A Driver Education Certificate from the Driver Education Teacher
  • A Birth Certificate, NC ID Card, or Green Card (Birth Certificate must be original or a certified copy)
  • A Student Eligibility Form from the student’s school
  • A Social Security Card (must be original, not a copy, not laminated)
  • A Supervising Driver (must have been licensed for at least 5 years, must be a Parent, Grandparent, Legal Guardian, or other adult approved by the Parent or Legal Guardian)