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Apply For Your First Drivers License/Non Driver ID

What you need to know about applying for your first Drivers License, Non Driver ID card, or Commercial Driver License.

When applying for your first Driver License, you must request an appointment for a Driver License Knowledge Test.  The following are requirements for all applicants requesting a first time Driver License:

When applying for your first Non Driver ID card, you must request an appointment for a Non Driver ID card.  The following are requirements for all applicants requesting a first time Non Driver ID:

  • Completed Application for Driver License (DSMV 450).
  • Proof of Identity and Residency.  Please review our Required Documents list for the type of license you wish to get: REAL ID compliant or non-compliant (not REAL ID).
  • Appropriate Fee
  • You may be required to bring additional documents to your specific appointment. Please review the list below:
    • Permanent Residents/Refugees/Asylees/VISA and Work Authorization Card Holders should review the required documents for Non US citizens.

If you currently hold a NH Driver License and wish to apply for a Commercial Driver License, you must request an appointment for a CDL Permit Knowledge Test.  The following are requirements for all applicants requesting a Commercial Driver License:

*Once you have received your Permit we encourage you to apply and pay for your CDL License while in the office, otherwise you will have to make another appointment with the DMV before being able to schedule a Road Skills test.