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

In order to apply for your permit, the State of Maryland requires that you provide the following documents:
  • Proof of full name and date of birth (an original US birth certificate will work)
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residential address
  • Proof of citizenship or legal presence
  • Necessary fees (a $50 application fee, as of this writing)
  • A completed Learner's Permit School Attendance Certification form (DL-300)
  • A parent or guardian’s signature