Arkansas Driver License Requirements at-a-glance:

*You are eligible to begin drivers ed training at 14-years-old.

  • You are eligible to receive your intermediate driver’s license at 16-years-old.
  • At 18-years-old you are eligible for your unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Age restrictions for an unrestricted Arkansas license don’t apply if you’re at least 16 and either married, received a high school diploma, or active in the military.
  • For the first 6 months with your intermediate license you must driver with an adult in the vehicle.
  • With an intermediate license, you may not driver unsupervised between 11pm and 4am.
  • To apply for an intermediate license you must hold your learner’s for 6 months without traffic violations or accidents.
    *You may not use a cellphone while driving with your learner’s permit.

Step 1: Take AR online drivers ed with
Step 2: You’ve worked through the entire course and successfully pass the final exam. Now you’re got your Certificate of Completion.
Step 3: Now you’ve got to take your DFA written exam to receive your Arkansas learner’s license.
Step 4: With your Arkansas learner’s license, you can now start training behind-the-wheel with someone who is over the age of 21 sitting in the passenger seat at all times.
Step 5: Practice driving with your learner’s for at least 6 months and wait until you’re 16.
Step 6: Now it’s time to take your official DFA driving exam. If you pass, you’ll receive your intermediate driver’s license.
Step 7: Keep driving with your intermediate until you’re 18. Now you can get your regular driver’s license and driver unrestricted in Arkansas. Have fun!