What Do You Need to Apply for Your Learner’s Permit?

In order to apply for your permit, the State of Colorado requires that you provide the following documents:
  • Original US birth certificate (no copies)
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residential address
  • Proof of successful completion of the classroom portion of drivers ed
  • Necessary fees ($14 for a learner’s permit, as of this writing)
  • an 'Affidavit of Liability and Guardianship' form DR2460 signed by a parent or guardian
For the Driver Education permit, proof of completing a state-approved driver’s ed course at least six months prior to applying is also required. The Driver Awareness Permit required proof of completing the 4 hour Driver Awareness Program, or an equivalent 30 hour classroom course. The Minor Instruction Permit has no additional requirements.