Utah Learner's Permit

Once you have completed your drivers education course you will be ready to apply for your Utah learners permit. You must:

1: Download and study your practice test

2: Prove that you completed a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education Course

3: Via a local DMV office

Obtaining a Utah Learner's Permit

In order to obtain a Utah learner's permit, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Pass the written exam
  • Pass the medical and eye exam

Once all the tests have been passed, the driver will need to have a parent or legal guardian sign for financial responsibility and pay a $15 fee.

Required Documents

The driver must show proof of identity, proof of social security, and proof of Utah residency. 

For a complete checklist of the required and acceptable documentation, click Here. Examples are provided below:

Proof of Identity:

  • Unexpired passport
  • Certified copy of a birth certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship

Proof of Social Security:

Proof of Utah Residency:

  • Bank statement
  • School Transcript
  • Valid Utah vehicle registration or title

Additional Information

If the driver is under 18 years old and has a Utah learners permit, an approved driving instructor or the parent or legal guardian must be in the passenger seat.

If the driver is older than 18 and has a Utah learners permit, a person 21 years or older who has proper authority to drive must be in the passenger seat.  


Find out more about drivers education in Utah here.


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