How Do I Get My Maryland Learner’s Permit?By Dave Barnes / May 6, 2022 May 6, 2022 Learner's Permit 101Everything you need to know about getting your learner's permit all in one place! 🔍 Gather Your Documents 🔎When you are at least 15 years and 9 months old or older, you may apply at the MVA for your learner’s permit. You need the following documents:U.S. Birth CertificateOriginal Social Security CardProof of Residency (If you are under 18, your parent is your Co-Signer on the application and their address is your proof.)School Attendance Form if you are under 16Link to print form 👇https://mva.maryland.gov/Documents/DL-300.pdf Students should complete the applicant section and take it to their high school office for the bottom part to be completed. The high school staff will complete the form and place it in a sealed envelope. You take the sealed envelope to the MVA.***You do not need to complete a Driver Education Program before getting your permit. You can attend the classroom portion of driver education without your permit but you will need your permit to complete the 6 hours of driving. *** 🔍 Study for the Test 🔎There is a knowledge test with 25 multiple choice questions on the computer. You must answer 22 out of 25 correct to obtain your leaner’s permit. The questions are taken from the Maryland Driver’s Manual. MVA offers a practice test on-line 👇 https://mva.maryland.gov/drivers/Pages/rookie-driver-tutorial-intro.aspxHint: The test has a skip feature. If you are not completely confident, skip the question 😊 🔍 Schedule the Test 🔎MVA requires an appointment for all services. Link to schedule 👇https://mymva.maryland.gov/TAP/IND/_/#2 🔍 Fees 🔎The fee for the learner’s permit is $50. You do not pay until you pass the test. If you fail the test, you may test the next day if there is an appointment available. If you fail a second time, you must wait 7 days before re-taking the test. The permit is good for 2 years and if you are under 25 your must keep your permit for 9 months before you can test for the provisional license.