DMV Driver’s Licenses

Driver’s Licenses

All types of instruction permits and driver’s licenses may be obtained at most of the DMV Regional Offices or at any West Virginia State Police Detachment on a rotating schedule.

For complete information about obtaining and renewing a driver’s license, see the fact sheet, Driver’s License Information.

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Minimum Age to Obtain a Driver’s License
Minimum Age | Type of License
15 | Level I – Instruction Permit
16 | Level II – Intermediate Driver’s License
Motorcycle Instruction Permit
17 | Level III – Full Class E License
18 | Driver’s License (Class E) –
Driver License (Class D) with one year driving experience
Motorcycle Only License (Class F)

License & I.D. Card Fees for Ages Under 21
AGE CLASS E & F | CLASS A, B, & C | CLASS D | CLASS D
(with 2 years driving experience) | (with 1 year driving experience) | (Identification Cards Only)
16 | $5.00 | $12.50
17 | $10.50 | $10.00
18 | $8.50 | $26.25 | $19.25 | $7.50
19 | $5.50 | $17.50 | $13.00 | $5.00
20 | $3.00 | $8.75 | $6.75 | $2.50