How to Get a Permit if You Are 18 or Older Check List
You will need a federal compliant card such as a passport, military ID, or REAL ID to board a domestic flight or access some federal facilities beginning October 1, 2020. The DMV will start offering REAL ID driver licenses and ID cards on January 22, 2018. A field office visit is required to apply for a REAL ID.
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.
Present acceptable residency documents.
Provide your social security number.
Provide your true full name.
Additional information regarding a permit if you are 18 years old or older.