During Your Visit
Expect the following:
Present your required identification documents for review
Take the written exam
Take an eye test
- Pay applicable fee after passing written test
Take the drive skills test. (Currently offered only by third-party testers)
You will need to schedule an appointment after you have passed you drive test.
- Pay applicable fee after passing driving test
- Please note: U.S.-issued birth certificates must show the person listed on the certificate was born in the U.S.
- The Republic of South Korea
International driver license holders are required to successfully pass both the written exam and drive skills tests prior to applying for a Colorado driver license.
Applicants may work with a driving school to complete testing.
Rental cars may be used for drive skills test if the driver taking the test is listed as a driver on the rental car contract. Some rental car agencies specifically state that their vehicles cannot be used for drive tests. If using a rental car for the drive skills test, you must bring the contract with you.
Adult Drivers (18 and older)
You may take your written exam and eye exam, purchase an instruction permit, take drive skills test and purchase a driver license on the same day if over 18 years old.
Minor Driver (Younger than 18)
Minors younger than 18 must hold their permit for one year prior to testing and applying for a driver license.
Motorcycle and Commercial Drivers