Information on Getting A PA Driver’s License

How to Apply for a Non-Commercial Driver's License in PA

All new residents with out-of-state non-commercial driver's licenses must obtain a PA Driver’s License within 60 days of establishing Pennsylvania residency. To apply, you must appear in person at one of the Drivers Testing Centers. You will be required to surrender your out-of-state driver’s license (valid or expired six months or less) before PennDOT will issue you a PA Driver's License. You will need to take a vision-screening test and complete the necessary forms, which are available at the Driver License Centers. In addition, you will need to show proof of identification and residency ( Some Examples are: A Lease or Mortgage Statement and copies of current utility bills in your name which show your new PA address and a Birth Certificate) . A knowledge test is NOT required for new residents with out-of-state driver's licenses which are valid or expired six months or less.  Useful Links are provided below

  1. Service Center Locations
  2. Pa Learners Permit Application
  3. Application for Pa Drivers Lic. by New Resident
  4. Pennsylvania Driver's Manual
  5. Temporary Driver's License Info
  6. Motorcycle Manual
  7. Motorcycle Learners Permit Application
How to Apply for a Photo Identification (ID) Card in PA

An ID card is a viable source of identification offered to individuals 10 years of age and older who may or may not have a driver's license. To apply for an ID card, you must appear in person at one of the Driver License Centers and present proof of identification and residency requirements. If you have an out-of-state driver's license or ID card, you will need to surrender it at the time of application for a PA ID card.

Links

  1. Photo ID Application
  2. Drivers Center Locations
  3. Temp Id Info
How to Apply for a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in PA

All new residents with out-of-state CDL’s must obtain a PA CDL within 30 days of establishing Pennsylvania residency. To apply, you must appear in person at one of our Driver License Centers. You will be required to surrender your out-of-state CDL (valid or expired six months or less) before PennDOT can issue you a PA CDL. You will need to take a vision screening test and complete the necessary forms, which are available at the Driver License Centers. In addition, you will need to show proof of identity and residency.

Links

  1. Commercial Driver’s License Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Summary of Updates to Commercial Driver’s Permits & License
  3. Application for Commercial Driver Lic. by New Resident
  4. PennDOT - Commercial Driver's Manual
  5. Commercial Learner’s Permit Application
  6. Self-Certification Form

Special Fund & Custom License Plates

Jacoby’s Auto Tags & Insurance can issue Pennsylvania Special Fund License Plates Instantly. Just come into our office with your current Registration Card or your current vehicle information (Plate # or Vin #) and we can issue you one of the State Special Fund Plates (Displayed at Bottom). You will also be required to show your current Pennsylvania Drivers License to establish your identity.

Jacoby’s Auto Tags & Insurance can also help you obtain a Personalized License Plate. A Personal License Plate gives you the opportunity to pick a combination of up to 7 letters and numbers to be printed on a custom made License Plate. Express your individuality with this popular Pennsylvania Plate option.  Use the Custom License Plate Checker to see if your selection is available.