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How Do I Get a (Class C) License in Georgia?
A Class C Driver's License is issued to Drivers 18 years of age and older.
- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
- If transferring from another state, the applicant must be at least 18 years old or 17 years old with an equivalent Class C non-commercial driver's license.
- If you are a Teen Driver, age 18 and older, holding a Class D License, you can upgrade to a Class C online (Class D to C Upgrade) or the DDS 2 GO Mobile App. Download from the App Store or Google Play Store.
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Get the required documents
- Documentation showing your identity, residential address, full social security number, and U.S. citizenship or proof of lawful status in the United States. Please refer to Real ID Requirements for more information.
- You must surrender any out-of-state driver's license, permit, or ID Card.
- If you were issued a driver's license/permit/ID card in another state, and that card has been lost or stolen:
- You must provide a certified copy of your driving record or motor vehicle report from the state that issued the card.
- The MVR must be dated within the last 30 days.
- Note: DDS does not accept uncertified copies printed from websites, but a fax may be sent to the DDS directly from the other state agency.
- All documents must be in English.
At your visit
- If you are under 18, please visit the Teen Driver page for information on obtaining your permit and license.
- If you transferring a license from another state or country, view Apply for a New Georgia License for more information.
- For other classes of licenses, IDs, and permits: License, ID, and Permit Types.