Junior Driver's License
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Audio version of the Vermont Driver's Manual. Updated on January 12, 2022.
You will not be permitted to take the driving test unless the motor vehicle you furnish is properly equipped, in good mechanical condition, and properly registered and inspected.
Your decision to obtain a Learner’s Permit or a Junior Driver’s License carries one of life’s greatest social responsibilities. You are committing to maintaining a safe operating vehicle that meets Vermont’s emissions standards, carrying liability insurance, always obeying the rules of the road, and adopting habits that eliminate driving distractions.
You will need documentation from each of the 4 categories below:
- Identity and Date of Birth
- Social Security Information
- Vermont Residency and Current Address
- Lawful Status in the United States (Only required for Real ID & EDL)
NOTE: EDL has additional requirements. More information...
Individuals under the age of 18 are subject to the provisions of Vermont's Graduated License laws, which are indicated below:
An individual 15 years of age or older may operate a motor vehicle if they hold a valid Learner's Permit and are accompanied by one of the following people (riding in the vehicle beside the driver):