Minnesota Driver License Requirements at-a-glance:

*You must be at least 15-years-old to obtain a learner’s permit.
*The holding period for a learner’s permit is 6 months.
*You must complete 30 hours of supervised driving, and 10 of the hours must occur at night.
*You must be at least 16-years-old to obtain a driver’s license.
*You must pass a road test.
*You are not permitted to drive between midnight and 5am for the first 6 months after you obtain a provisional driver’s license unless you have a qualified and supervising driver present.
*You may only have one nonfamily passenger younger than twenty during the first six months of having a provisional driver’s license unless you have a parent or guardian with you. You can carry a maximum of three nonfamily member passengers during the second six months.
*Drivers education is mandatory for applicants under age 18.

Step 1: Review Minnesota online drivers ed and obtain a drivers education certificate
Step 2: Use free practice tests to prepare for the written learner’s permit exam
Step 3: Make an appointment at a driver’s license office to take the written exam
Step 4: Complete the learner’s permit written examination
Step 5: Complete the driving examination