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Learner Permit

Out-of-State Transfers

If you are a new resident to Oklahoma, you will need to apply for an Oklahoma Learner Permit.

Depending on your age, there are different requirements for transferring Out-of-State Learner Permits. You must be at least 15 1/2 to transfer an Out-of-State Learner Permit in the State of Oklahoma.


Eligibility

Applicants must meet all the requirements below:

You are currently enrolled or have completed an accepted driver education program
You are coming from another state and have a learner permit

You are between the age of 15 1/2 and 16

Time Transfer Credit

In Oklahoma, it is required to hold a Learner Permit for 6 months before receiving a Driver License. Depending on your Oklahoma driver education status, your time requirements may vary:

If you received your permit before you turned 15 1/2

You will only receive credit from the day you turned 15 1/2 until present.

If you received your permit after you turned 15 1/2

You will receive credit from the issue date of your out-of-state permit.



Eligibility

Applicants must meet all the requirements below:

You are coming from another state and already have a Learner Permit
You are between the age of 16 and 18

Time Transfer Credit

In Oklahoma, it is required to hold a Learner Permit for 6 months before receiving a Driver License. Depending on your Oklahoma driver education status, your time requirements may vary:

With enrollment in or completion of an Oklahoma-approved driver education course

You will receive credit toward the six-month requirement from the date of issuance of your permit.

Without enrollment in or completion of an Oklahoma-approved driver education course

You will receive credit toward the six-month requirement from the date you turned 16 until present.



Eligibility

Applicants must meet all the requirements below:

You are coming from another state and already have a Learner Permit
You are 18 or older

Out-of-State Learner Permit to Oklahoma Driver License

If you are 18 or older and hold a Learner Permit, you will be required to have the permit for 30 days. If 30 days have passed since the issue date of your out-of-state permit, you are eligible to apply for a Class D Driver License.



How to Transfer Your Permit


Bring the following to your appointment

  • Primary ID - Click here to find the list of acceptable primary identification documents .
  • Social Security number - Physical card is not required.
  • Valid Out-of-State Learner Permit
  • Parent or Legal Guardian
  • Proof of Accepted Driver Education - Proof of current enrollment in an accepted driver education program, or a certificate of completion from an accepted driver education program.

Visit a Service Oklahoma Licensing Office

Receive Permit

Your permit will be printed at the Service Oklahoma Licensing Office location. Some Service Oklahoma locations cannot accept cash. If you are paying with cash at one of these locations, your Examiner will issue a form that must be taken to a Licensed Operator to get the permit printed.



Fees

4-year license option

Original: $42.50

8-year license option

Original: $81.00


Note

Some Service Oklahoma Licensing Office locations only accept credit cards as the payment method. If you are not paying with a credit card at one of these locations, your Examiner will issue a form that must be taken to a Licensed Operator to process a payment with cash, check, or a money order.


Frequently Asked Questions

In Oklahoma, you are required to hold a Learner Permit for six months before receiving your license. If you moved to Oklahoma and had a Learner Permit from another state, you can receive credit towards the six month requirement for the time that you have held your out-of-state permit. The time you will receive credit for is referred to above as time transfer credit.

To test for an Intermediate License or an Unrestricted License in Oklahoma, you will have to go through the Graduated Driver License (GDL) Program. The program gradually phases in driving privileges for new teen drivers as they gain experience behind the wheel. Learn about the four levels of driving privileges that culminate in an unrestricted driver license.




Resources


Get an Intermediate License

Learn the steps to graduate from a Learner Permit to an Intermediate License

Learn More

Graduated Driver License Program (GDL)

Teen Drivers must go through the GDL Program to obtain a Driver License

Learn More