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Intermediate License

An Intermediate Driver License is what you receive after holding a Learner Permit and passing the drive test. This License gives you additional driving privileges.

Driving Privileges


Driving Limitations

You can drive from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
There are no restrictions if:

  • You are driving to and from activities related to school, church, or work
  • You are accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old sitting in the front seat

Passenger Limitations

You can drive with:

  • 1 passenger
  • OR only household members
  • OR any passenger if accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old sitting in the front seat

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

Learner Permit for 6 Months

You must have previously held a learner permit for 6 months

  • With Driver Education Completion: Must have held a Learner Permit for 6 months
  • Without Driver Education Completion: Must have held a Learner Permit for 6 months and be at least 16 1/2 years old

Behind-the-wheel Training

Must have had at least 50 hours (10 hours at night) of behind-the-wheel training from a licensed driver at least 21 years old and licensed for at least 2 years

No Traffic Convictions

Must have no traffic convictions on driving record for 6 months immediately preceding the drive test


Plan Ahead

Schedule an appointment for your Class D drive test at a Service Oklahoma Licensing Office or from a designated examiner at an approved school. 

Any certified Driver Education instructor, who is currently employed by any school district or commercial driver training school can apply to Service Oklahoma to become a designated examiner to administer the skills portion of the drive test. See the FAQ section at the bottom of this page for more information.




At Your Visit


Once you have scheduled your drive test, bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Learner Permit
  • Proof of insurance - security verification form
  • Driver Education Completion Certificate (if applicable - see Eligibility section above)
  • Parent, legal guardian, or a notarized Affidavit of Driver Training

The car you are bringing to test in must:

Note

No pets or additional people can be in the car with you and the examiner.


Take a drive test
 

During the drive test, the Driving Examiner will tell you where to drive and what driving maneuvers to perform. See FAQs at the bottom of this page for additional information on the specifics of the drive test.


Get your Intermediate License
 

If you pass the drive test, and are paying with a credit card, the License will be printed at the Service Oklahoma Licensing Office. If you are paying with cash or a money order, you will be directed to a nearby Licensed Operator need to process payment and to get the permit printed.



Fees


Passing the Drive Test

The fee to print and issue an Intermediate License is $25.00. Please be prepared to pay this fee at your appointment.

Failing the Drive Test

If you do not pass the drive test, a $4.00 fee will be added to the issuance fee for each failed attempt.


After Your Visit

Once you have met the requirements below, you can apply for an Unrestricted License.

If you have taken Driver Education
  • Must have an Intermediate License for at least 6 months
  • Must have no traffic convictions on driving record for 6 months immediately preceding issuance of the unrestricted license
If you have not taken Driver Education
  • Must have held an Intermediate License for at least 12 months
  • Must have no traffic convictions on driving record for 12 months immediately preceding issuance of the unrestricted license

Frequently Asked Questions

You can re-take the drive test up to three times, each time at least one day apart or as instructed by the examiner.

If you fail the third drive test, you will have to wait 30 days before taking the test a fourth time.

The fourth attempt and any thereafter should be taken no more than one time every 30 days.

*The 30 days starts from the last drive test date.

If you pass the drive test, you can visit a Licensing Office or a Licensed Operator to receive your new Intermediate License. Your scores will have been uploaded into our system by the designated examiner.

If you fail the drive test, you will be given a DL18DE form from your designated examiner and will need to schedule a retake.

*You will need to bring your DL18DE form with you to your retake appointment.

The Examiner will tell you where to drive and what driving maneuvers to perform. You must show that you can:

• Control the car
• Properly perform basic maneuvers such as turning right and left, backing, parking on a hill, parallel parking, etc.
• Use signals and drive in the proper lane
• Understand and obey traffic signs, markings, and signals
• Properly apply the rules of right-of-way
• Carefully observe and correctly respond to other vehicles and pedestrians

The drive test will not be conducted when roads are considered by the examiner to be slick or hazardous.




Resources


Oklahoma Driver’s Manual

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Affidavit of Driver Training

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