AB60 Driver License Implementation
Assembly Bill (AB) 60 (Chapter 524: Statutes of 2013) requires the department to issue an original driver license to an applicant who is unable to submit satisfactory proof of legal presence in the United States. Driver license applicants under AB 60 must meet all other qualifications for licensure and must provide satisfactory proof of identity and California residency.
AB 60 also requires the department to develop regulations and consult with interested parties in an effort to assist the department in identifying documents that will be acceptable for the purposes of providing documentation to establish identity and residency.
Important InformationAttention AB 60 Applicants: If you are making an appointment to visit a DMV field office to obtain a California driver license under AB 60, please make sure your appointment date is AFTER January 1, 2015. You cannot obtain a license until after that date. You can make an appointment on DMV‘s online services webpage for January 2, 2015 and beyond.
View our latest version of the California Driver License Handbook, learn about the rules of the road, and practice with sample knowledge tests.
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Regulations regarding AB 60.
Press releases regarding AB 60.
Live webcast information and videos of previous AB 60 public workshops.
Information of upcoming and past AB 60 public workshops.
Additional information such as flyers, social media, study sheets, etc.
Information on how to apply for an original driver license.
Apply for Your Original Driver License
Note: This appointment should be made as an “Original Driver License.”Customers applying for an original driver license will need to do the following:
- Study for the driver license exam
- Make an appointment before visiting a DMV office (walk-ins are only accepted at our Driver License Processing Centers)
- Saturday offices hours are available at selected DMV field offices.
- Complete a driver license application form (DL 44) available at the DMV office
- Under AB 60, applicants will need to provide DMV with:
- Pass a vision test, TouchScreen knowledge (written) test, and if applicable, a road sign test
- Give a thumb print
- Have a picture taken
- Schedule a future appointment for the behind-the-wheel driving test
Applicants under 18 applying for an original driver license will also need to submit proof of driver education completion. For further information about obtaining a new driver license, refer to the California Driver Handbook or visit http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/dmv/dl/driverhandbooks.
Approved Emergency Regulations
Approved by OAL on December 1, 2014
Effective date of Regulations: January 1, 2015
AB 60 – Document Options for a California Driver License
December 15, 2014
DMV Reminds New Driver License Applicants to Avoid Scams
December 4, 2014
Consumer Alert on Driver License Scams Targeting Immigrants
February 11, 2014
Second Public Workshop On AB 60 Regulations
January 24, 2014
Public Workshop on AB 60 Regulations
December 23, 2013
DMV Reminds Motorists of New 2014 Laws
Public Hearings and Workshops
July 28, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Junipero Serra Building
320 West Fourth Street
Los Angeles, California
July 29, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CalTrans – Region 4
111 Grand Avenue
California Driver License Handbooks and Sample Knowledge Tests
|California Driver Handbook (2014)||Audio (MP3) (2014)||(HTML)||(PDF)||English Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Spanish||Audio (MP3) (2014)||(HTML)||(PDF)||Spanish Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Arabic||(PDF)||Arabic Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Armenian||(PDF)||Armenian Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Chinese||(PDF)||Chinese Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Farsi||(PDF)||Farsi Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Korean||(PDF)||Korean Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Punjabi||(PDF)||Punjabi Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Russian||(PDF)||Russian Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Tagalog||(PDF)||Tagalog Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|Vietnamese||(PDF)||Vietnamese Sample Knowledge Test (PDF)|
|California Motorcycle Handbook (2014)||(HTML)||(PDF)|
|Senior Guide for Safe Driving||(HTML)||(PDF)|
|Parent-Teen Training Guide||(HTML)||(PDF)|
Sample Interactive Tests
Webcasts and Videos
June 26, 2014
YouTube Video on Public Hearing on AB 60 (Oakland, CA)
Public Hearing on AB 60 (Oakland, CA) – June 26, 2014
June 24, 2014
YouTube Video on Public Hearing on AB 60 (Los Angeles, CA)
Public Hearing on AB 60 (Los Angeles, CA) – June 24, 2014
February 13, 2014
YouTube Video of Public Workshop for Requirements Related to AB 60
Public Workshop on AB 60 Regulations - February 13, 2014
January 28, 2014
YouTube Videos of Public Workshop for Requirements Related to AB 60
Public Workshop For Requirements Related to AB 60 (Part 1)
Public Workshop For Requirements Related to AB 60 (Part 2)
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