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Permit Information

HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR DRIVERS PERMIT

If the student's last name is different from that of the parent/guardian, appropriate records should be made available that provides proof of the parent's/guardian's relationship to the student. Step-parents cannot be liability signers unless legal adoption papers from the court are provided.
 
Students MUST be Fourteen Years Six Months (14 1/2) years old on or before the day they purchase a driver's permit.
 
The student and his/her parent or guardian together must take the following items to their local Drivers License bureau. Caldwell is located at 6107 Graye Lane, (208)454-7487. Any DMV can issue the permit.
Please instruct them to send the permit to Caldwell School District Drivers Ed Program.
 
  • A "Verification of Compliance" form from the school. Students can secure this from their school office.
  • An original, state certified birth certificate. It must have the raised, embossed seal on it. Copies of the certificate will NOT be accepted. Hospital certificates will not be accepted.
  • Photo Identification. Both parent & student must provide photo ID (yearbook, student activity card, some school offices can print the photo on the VOC form if requested)
  • Social Security Number
  • Twenty one dollars and fifty cents cash ($21.50) to pay for permit.
 
The student will be required to take an eye test. Their picture will be taken for the instruction permit.
 
DMV will give you 2 papers.
*The Drivers Permit Receipt - you will need to turn in with registration. This will be returned upon completion of class.
*The other form - you will need to keep in a safe place. After passing the class and completing all driving requirements - it will need to be signed by the parent and returned to DMV to receive the drivers license. This form needs to be kept in a secure place and not lost!