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The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is in charge of issuing driver's permits to all first-time drivers.
As part of the graduated driver licensing (GDL) program, teenagers are required to first apply for a learner's permit and complete a driver's education course before obtaining a driver's license. There are 3 stages of the GDL program:
Apply for an Arizona Learner's Permit
The first step of the graduated driver licensing process is to apply for your Arizona learner's permit. You must be at least 15 years and 6 months old to apply.
You must hold your Arizona learner's permit for 6 months before you can move on to your provisional driver's license.
Taking the Arizona Permit Test
NOTE: If you have an out-of-state driver's license, the AZ MVD does not require a written test in most cases. However, your Arizona MVD representative will decide.
Permit Driving Restrictions in Arizona
Behind-the-Wheel Driving Requirements in Arizona
While you have your Arizona learner's permit, you must either:
If you choose to enroll in a driver's education course, the curriculum consists of: