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Get a Learner Permit

Step 1: Prepare for the written permit test

Make a reservation

Then Study the practice tests

Class D and M permit tests are given in 14 languages: English, Albanian, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian and Spanish

to pass, you must get at least 14 of the 20 multiple-choice questions correct, including the correct answers to at least two of the four questions about road signs


if you are applying for a motorcycle permit, you must get at least 3 out of the 5 motorcycle questions correct

Step 2: Gather what to bring to the DMV
See what documents you need
Complete one of these guides to ensure you have the documents and proofs of identification you need BEFORE you go to the DMV.

Document Guide For Enhanced or REAL ID Permit

Document Guide For a Standard Permit


If you use the "Statement of Identity and/or Residence by Parent/Guardian (PDF)" (MV-45), your parent or guardian must come with you.

Step 3: Go to the DMV
At the DMV, you will
first, apply and pay for your permit – see the Fee Chart to estimate the cost

then, take the written test (if you fail, you can try again at no additional cost)


If you pass your written test
we will give you a temporary permit at the office
you will receive your permit within 2 weeks by mail
Your permit will be valid for approximately 5 years (the exact expiration date depends on your date of birth and the date that you applied).
If you fail the written test, do not worry.  You can try it again at no additional cost. 
Next steps: Getting your license

Once you get your permit, learn what you need to do to prepare for and take your road test. 


First, prepare for your road test

  • you must have supervised driving practice
  • you must take a Pre-licensing course or a driver education course before you take your road test
  • you will need to follow all learner permit restrictions
  • if you are under age 18, you must wait at least 6 months from the date you received your learner permit to schedule your road test. 
Next, schedule a road test
  • take your road test before your permit expires (you cannot renew a permit)
  • schedule & take a road test
  • if you pass your test, the examiner will give you an interim license that allows you to drive
  • keep the interim license with your photo permit until your new license arrives in the mail (in about 2 weeks) 
  • if you fail, prepare more, and schedule another test

Get A Learner Permit To Become A Safe & Confident Driver

Do you want to get a learner permit to show your driving skills? If so, then it is time to choose the certified driving school! We are one of the most renowned driving schools with skilled instructors in New York. We have successfully trained 500,000+ drivers and provide beginner permit regardless of age and gender! The driving school helps to get your license within a few days after you become a safe and confident driver. Our driving instructors will teach you step-by-step in the right manner to get learner permit!

Obtain your learner permit!

At Helping Driving School, you will find large selection of customized driving class packages at affordable prices. The driving tutors will have vase expertise in the driving field and help you to teach the driving skills in just few months. When you prefer our services, you can learn the driving quickly for reasonable prices. There are different driving courses are accessible; you can choose the one that suits your needs.
1. Help you to increase the level of confidence while riding on road
2. Aid you to practice for the road test to become a confident driver
3. Make your powerful driver and help you to handle any critical situation

Our experienced driving instructors teach you safe driving skills to obtain learner permit. After receiving your permit, you will be comfortable while driving on traffic, highways, driving in congested areas, and more. In addition, you will learn the tricks on safe drive when it comes to driving on extreme weather conditions.

We have received 5 stars vote by our drivers for giving high-quality teaching and care! You will be impressed with our spacious environment for comfortable learning experience. Our team of professionals help students learns safe drive! Choose the courses that you want and enjoy riding!

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