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Minimum age to obtain permit is 15 ½ yrs. Minimum age to obtain license is 16 yrs.
Provisional License Laws:
(Drivers under 18 yrs.)
- You must complete a Drivers Education course.
- You must have your permit for a minimum of 6 months, a completion certificate for 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction and complete 50 hours of supervised driving (10 hours must be at night) before you can take your drive test.
- For the first 1 year after receiving your drivers license, you are not allowed to carry passengers under age 20 unless someone in the car is age 25 or older with a valid California License.
Requirements for Obtaining Driver License, Click here.