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Differences - Operator's License

Information About Driver's Licenses

You must be 18 years of age or older to be issued an Driver's License.

This license allows a person to drive any noncommercial vehicle except a school bus or motorcycle. To drive a school bus or motorcycle additional examination(s) is/are required.

Who May Not Be Issued a New License or Renew an Existing License?

  • A person whose privilege to operate a motor vehicle in any state has been suspended, revoked, or refused cannot be issued a license until such suspension, revocation or refusal has been terminated and the person has been officially notified in writing of reinstatement.
  • A license cannot be issued to a person when the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles has evidence that such person either cannot or will not operate a motor vehicle without endangering the other users of the highway.
  • A person who is not a Vermont Resident, unless they are a visiting citizen of a foreign country with an authorized stay of at least 30 days remaining.