Motorcycle Permit/License jennifer griffin 2017-04-16T17:19:52+00:00
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NOTE: While it is not required, it is suggested that you obtain a motorcycle permit BEFORE taking any equivalency courses. A course may ONLY take the place of the road test; therefore, you still need to hold your motorcycle permit for the allotted time before you can use the course certification to obtain your license.
You must have ALL documents listed
If you do not have a valid driver’s license, then you must bring in the following documents:
Applicants for a motorcycle permit who are under 18 years old must have a parent/guardian who is willing to assume the responsibility imposed by KRS 186.590 by signing the application for a license. This is true even if the parent/guardian has already signed the application allowing the minor to drive a moped or automobile.
If a driver completes an approved motorcycle safety course, a motorcycle license can be issued without the applicant having to complete a skills test. IN ALL CASES, HOWEVER, APPLICANTS OVER 21 MUST HOLD THE MOTORCYCLE PERMIT FOR AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE A MOTORCYCLE LICENSE CAN BE ISSUED. Applicants under the age of 21 who hold their motorcycle permit must wait for 180 calendar days before taking their motorcycle skills test or presenting course equivalency.