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

In order to apply for your permit, the State of North Carolina requires that you provide the following documents:         
  • Proof of identity
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of citizenship or legal presence
  • Proof of completion of driver’s ed (Driving Eligibility Certificate)
  • Necessary fees ($15 for a Level 1 limited learner’s permit, as of this writing)
  • A parent or guardian’s signature