A Georgia driver’s license is required within 30 days of establishing residency. For information on how to obtain a driver’s license call 678-413-8500.
You must provide your Social Security number, show proof of residency (utility bill, bank statement, rental contract) and bring a birth certificate, certified naturalization records, immigration ID card or valid passport. All driver’s license fees must be paid in cash, and exact change may be required.
Those with a valid out-of-state driver’s license are required to pass a vision test. An appointment isn’t necessary but can be scheduled in Marietta or Sandy Springs North Cobb, South DeKalb or Lithonia by calling 678-413-8500; select Option 3.
Driver’s license fee: $20 for a five-year license, $35 for a 10-year license. Eye exams are required for all first-time applicants and those 64 and older.
Minimum driving age: 16. Those under 18 must have held an instructional permit for one year and a day before getting a driver’s license and must show they have completed a state course on alcohol and drugs.