The information on the following pages has been developed specifically for motorcycle riders. DMV wants to help promote rider safety and to reduce the number and severity of motorcycle accidents while helping you to ride safely. This webpage offers links to helpful information on this website and to other motorcycle websites.
Find out what is needed to apply for a motorcycle license, how much it will cost and what special instructions you may need.
Obtain the registration application and calculate the fees to either register your bike for the first time or renew its registration.
- Practice Test
Before you take your actual motorcycle exam, practice with our online sample test here.
- Motorcycle Handbook
View our latest version of the Motorcycle Handbook, and learn about the rules of the road.
Find California Motorcycle Safety Course, safety information and special off-highway motorcycle course information.
- Locations and Hours
Schedule an appointment for a motorcycle license exam or find the office nearest to apply for a motorcycle license.
- Lane Splitting
California law does not allow or prohibit motorcycles from passing other vehicles proceeding in the same direction with the same lane, a practice often called "lane splitting".
- Additional Information
Find information on what to expect on your motorcycle skills test, or look up information in the vehicle code book on motorcycles.