Obtaining your instruction permit is the first step to becoming a licensed Minnesota driver. The permit is valid for two years of practice driving with a licensed driver sitting in the front passenger seat. It is illegal to practice driving without a valid instruction permit. When you drive, you must have your instruction permit with you. Please see the Minnesota Driver's manual for a complete list of laws and rules.
Be at least 15 years old
Have completed 30 hours of classroom instruction and enrollment in behind-the-wheel instruction
If you are 18 or older, classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction is not required
Pass a vision screening and knowledge (written) test
Apply in Person
Apply in person at the Shakopee Customer Service Center