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If you are planning to pioneer through Nebraska’s cornfields you can’t do it without a driver’s license. In Cornhusker country you can be as young as 14 to apply for a learners permit, though you can’t drive everywhere until 16 and even then you have a curfew at midnight. Our site is so simple to use that any high school freshman could take our resources and score big on the DMV driver’s test. Here we have a cornucopia of materials including cheat sheets and step-by-step instructions to make sure you have a way to gather everything you’ll need for the DMV and to pass the exam. Practice tests are also available for motorcycle and commercial vehicle licenses.

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How Can I Apply for my NE Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How old do I have to be before I can apply for my driver’s license in Nebraska?

    Nebraska has a Graduated Licensing System that issues different permits based on age.
    • You may apply for your school’s learner’s permit (LPE) as early as age 14.
    • You may apply for your School Permit (SCP) if you are between the ages of 14 and 16. You must have held your LPE or LPD for at least 2 months before applying for this sort of permit.
    • You may apply for your LPD Learner’s permit starting at age 15.
    • You may apply for your Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP) starting at age 16.
    You must have held your LPE, LPD or SCP for at least 6 months.
  • Are there certain documents I should take when I apply for my Nebraska license?

    The state of Nebraska requires you to provide 4 things:
    • One Form of ID
    • Two forms of Address Verification
    • Proof of Social Security Number
    You can find a list of acceptable documents here.
  • What requirements do I need to meet before getting a license in Nebraska?

    Nebraska has 4 different types of permits. There are certain requirements that must be met for each.
    1. The LPE Learner’s Permit (LPE)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a School
      Permit. You must be at least 14 years old.
    2. The School Permit
      This permit allows a student to go directly to and from school. You must have held your LPE for at least 2 months and you have to be at least 14 years old.
    3. Learner’s Permit (LPD)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a Provisional Operator’s Permit or driver’s license. You must be at least 15 years old.
    4. Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP)
      The Provisional Operator’s Permit allows a person to drive unsupervised in Nebraska between 6 a.m. and Midnight. You may drive anywhere at any time with a licensed driver at least 21 or older. You have to be at least 16.
  • Where can I apply for my Nebraska license?

    It’s simple to apply for your Nebraska driver’s license. Just go to your local Nebraska DMV office to begin your driver’s licensing process. Find a list of all locations here.
  • How may I contact a Nebraska DMV office?

    If you need to contact the Nebraska DMV office, you can check out the website at www.dmv.ne.gov or you may call them at (402) 471-3861.
  • Who should bring me for my permit test in Nebraska?

    A licensed driver age 21 or older should bring you.
  • Is a physical required in order to get a license in Nebraska?

    No. A physical isn’t necessary when getting a license in Nebraska.
  • Will I be required to have a vision test before getting my license in Nebraska?

    Yes, you will be required to take a vision screening test.
  • Where do I go to take my driver’s license photo in Nebraska?

    Your driver’s license photo will be taken at the County Treasurer’s Office once you pass your test.
  • How can I apply for my Nebraska driver’s license?

    Applying for a Nebraska driver’s license is a graduating process. There are 4 different types of permits and each permit has certain requirements that must be met for each.
    1. The LPE Learner’s Permit (LPE)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a School
      Permit. You must be at least 14 years old.
    2. The School Permit
      This permit allows a student to go directly to and from school. You must have held your LPE for at least 2 months and you have to be at least 14 years old.
    3. Learner’s Permit (LPD)
      This permit allows a student to legally practice driving for a Provisional Operator’s Permit or driver’s license. You must be at least 15 years old.
    4. Provisional Operator’s Permit (POP)
      The Provisional Operator’s Permit allows a person to drive unsupervised in Nebraska between 6 a.m. and Midnight. You may drive anywhere at any time with a licensed driver at least 21 or older. You have to be at least 16.
    No matter which permit you are applying for, you must be able to show 1 form of ID, 2 forms of address, and proof of social security number.
  • What should I do next after applying for my Nebraska driver’s license?

    After you have applied for your permit, you have two choices.
    • You may complete a driver safety course approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
      Or
    • You may get at least 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training. You must have a certification form signed by a licensed driver who is at least 21. The certification form must show that at least 10 hours were done at night.
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