California DMV Required Forms
DL Form (for permit/license):
The California DMV does not provide this form online because it has to be an original. To obtain a DL 44 or DL 44C form, call DMV's Automated Telephone Service at 1-800-777-0133 to have a form mailed to you or visit your local DMV office to pick one up.
Birth and Legal Presence Form:
Please bring the original or a certified copy of 1 of the following. For a full list visit: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/dl/dl_info.htm#BDLP.
- US Birth Certificate
- US Passport or US Passport Card
- US Military Identification Cards
- Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
- Permanent Resident Card
- Temporary Resident Identification Card
- Canadian Passport/Birth Certificate
- Permanent Resident Re-entry Permit
- Employment Authorization Card
Social Security Number Form:
Please provide 1 of the following for SSN documentation.
- Social Security Card (cannot be laminated)
- Medicare card
- U.S. Armed Forces Identification Cards:
- Military separation document-DD 214
Exception to the SSN requirement:
If you are legally present in the US, but ineligible for an SSN, you are exempt from SSN requirements. However, you must still provide an acceptable birth date/legal presence document for any DL/ID card application OR provide a valid SSN.
Parent Teen Driving Guide (with driving log):
This downloadable guide contains a driving log to document the 50 hours of driving required for a provisional driver's license:
Quick answers to the most common California Driver Ed Course questions.
When will I get my certificate?
You should receive your certificate via first class mail within 10 business days.
Are there any extra fees?
The course fee you pay during registration includes everything you need, including the certificate. There are no extra fees.
Do I have to take a written test?
Our driver ed is 100% online, including the exam. You will have to take a test at the DMV when you apply for your permit or license.
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