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How to Get a Motorcycle License in Wisconsin

To obtain a motorcycle license in Wisconsin (also known as a Class M license), motorists must first apply for an instruction permit, or they may surrender an out-of-state license for motorcycle driving. To obtain a permit, applicants must be at least 16 years of age and pass a knowledge exam, a vision screening and a traffic signs test. If applicants are younger than 18 years of age, however, they must first complete an approved driver’s education program, obtain a parental sponsor and they must pass a Basic Motorcycle Rider Course (BRC). Once motorists obtain their permits, they may practice driving their motorcycles during the day, or under the supervision of a licensed adult – if riding after dark. However, licensed adults must be at least 25 years of age, and they must have obtained their Class M licenses at least two years prior. Before obtaining a full motorcycle drivers license, permit holders must also wear eye protection and an approved helmet whenever they ride their motorbikes.

To obtain a motorcycle license in Wisconsin (also known as a Class M license), motorists must first apply for an instruction permit, or they may surrender an out-of-state license for motorcycle driving. To obtain a permit, applicants must be at least 16 years of age and pass a knowledge exam, a vision screening and a traffic signs test. If applicants are younger than 18 years of age, however, they must first complete an approved driver’s education program, obtain a parental sponsor and they must pass a Basic Motorcycle Rider Course (BRC). Once motorists obtain their permits, they may practice driving their motorcycles during the day, or under the supervision of a licensed adult – if riding after dark. However, licensed adults must be at least 25 years of age, and they must have obtained their Class M licenses at least two years prior. Before obtaining a full motorcycle drivers license, permit holders must also wear eye protection and an approved helmet whenever they ride their motorbikes.

Wisconsin Motorcycle Endorsements

If you would like to ride a motorcycle, you must obtain a valid motorcycle endorsement at the DMV. With proper education, complete the process seamlessly.

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Wisconsin ID Cards

If you choose not to obtain a license to drive in Wisconsin, you can apply for an identification card, instead. Proof of identity is a daily necessity.

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How to Replace a Wisconsin Drivers License

If your drivers license was lost or stolen, you must replace it as soon as possible. A replacement Wisconsin license is available online or in person.

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Renewing Your Wisconsin Driver License

In the state of Wisconsin, you can renew your license to drive within 30 days of expiration. Prepare the required documents for license renewal with ease.

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Obtaining a New Drivers License

If you are ready to apply for a drivers license in Wisconsin, prepare the required documents, including proof of identity, and schedule your DMV exams.

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Getting a Wisconsin Learners Permit

Before you can obtain a Class D drivers license in Wisconsin, you must fulfill the learners permit requirements set forth by the Department of Transportation.

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Drivers Test in Wisconsin

If you are ready to apply for a drivers license, you must make appointments with the DMV to take a knowledge exam, a road skills test and a vision screening.

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Reinstating a Suspended Drivers License

Following a license suspension in Wisconsin, compile the proper documents, prepare the designated fee and take the final steps to reinstate you drivers license.

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Driver License Change of Address

If you recently relocated, it is important to update the address on your drivers license. Bring proper proof of residency to the DMV location nearest you.

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Change Name on a Drivers License

If you recently went through a change of name event, make sure to update the name on your drivers license at a nearby Wisconsin DMV customer service center.

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