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

In order to apply for your permit, the District of Columbia requires that you provide the following documents:
  • Proof of identity
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of DC residence
  • Proof of citizenship or legal presence
  • Necessary fees (a $10 testing fee and $20 for a learner’s permit, as of this writing)
  • A parent or guardian’s signature