How to Get a Permit if You Are 18 or Older Check List
To obtain a permit if you are 18 years old or older you must:
Complete a Driver License or Identification Card Application form (DL 44). To obtain this form by mail, call DMV's automated phone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-777-0133.
Provide proof of an acceptable residency document, if required.
Provide your social security number.
Provide your true full name.
Additional information regarding a permit if you are 18 years old or older.