PLEASE USE THIS PAGE TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED BEFORE YOU HEAD TO THE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLES

If you are going for your permit, a few things to know.

  1. HAVERHILL DOES NOT DO PERMIT TESTS; Go to Lawrence, Wilmington, or Revere.
  2. The registry will not let you start if you get there less than one hour before closing
  3. The permit test is 25 questions, multiple choice. You have 20 minutes to take the test, you must get at least 18 correct. If you answer more than seven wrong the test shuts off. 
  4. The test costs $30.00. When you pass you might like to pre pay for your future road test ($35.00) and your first license ($50.00). So plan on paying at least $115.00 in total
  5. If you have an IEP or have educational /learning issues, bring documetaion that states the adaptations you require.
  6. If you pass the permit test, but fail the eye exam, go get your eyes checked out right away, the results of the permit test are valid for 30 days

DOCUMENTATION LIST

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

CHOOSE ONE

  • Social Security Card –not laminated
  • W-2 FORM
  • SSA-1099 FORM
  • NON-SSA-1099 FORM
  • PAY STUB with applicants name and SSN
 

 

 

DATE OF BIRTH

CHOOSE ONE LAWFUL PRESENCE DOCUMENT

  •  US Passport
  • US Certified  Birth Certificate – not laminated
  • Certificate of Citizenship (FORM N560 OR N561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization ( FORM N-561 OR N-570)
  • Consular report of birth abroad (FORM FS-240, DS-1350, FS545)
  • Permananent Resident Card (FORM I-551)
  • Employment Authorization Card (FORM I-766 or I-688B)
  • Foreign Passport with US Visa affixed if applicable and I-94 Record.

If you have changed your name, you must prove the legal name change with an acceptable document. A court document, marriage certificate, or divorce decree are all good  EXAMPLE.. You have been married for 35 years, took your husband’s last name, You will need to bring your marriage certificate with you.

 

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MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENCY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES

  (CHOOSE TWO – BOTH DOCUMENTS MUST BE ISSUED WITHIN 60 DAYS

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  • A RMV issued letter – Renewal letter
  • State/Federal/Town issued document (1st class mail, MA license or Professional license or ID with photo, firearms card, jury summons, court correspondence,property or excise tax bill
  • School based document (transcript, tuition bill, record for current year)
  • Financial document (bank statement –personal check, pay stub, medical statement)
  • Utility bill, Credit card statement, medical statement(issued within 60 days
  • Lease, Mortgage, or rental contract dated in the past 60 days

 

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