Text Box: Ellsworth Ford Inc
 Hwy 65 North
Ellsworth, WI 54011
(715) 273-4319
 

Driver License 

  New Wisconsin residents with an out of State License are required by Law to apply for a Wisconsin Drivers License within 30 days of becoming a resident of Wisconsin. 

Requirements 

Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public roadways in Wisconsin is required to have a drivers license. 

You may obtain a Wisconsin Class D drivers license (cars and light trucks) if you:

                                  1)   Are at lease 16 years of age (15 ˝ years for an instruction permit)
                                  2)   Are able to submit proof of name and date of birth

                                         To prove your name and date of birth, bring:
                                               a)
A certified copy of your birth certificate or a passport, and
                                               b)  One other acceptable form of identification which has your signature
                                                    or photograph (i.e., state ID card, military or student ID card,
                                                    credit card, social security card, etc.).
                                                                          Or:
                                              
c)   A valid (or expired less than 4 years) driver’s license from another state. 

Note:  Hospital birth certificates or baptismal certificates are not acceptable.  Get a certified copy of 
          your
  birth certificate at your Register of Deeds or City health office.  For more information
          on acceptable identification documents, contact a DMV Service Center. 

                                    3)    Have successfully completed an approved driver education course if under
                                       age 18 (if under 18, must be enrolled in driver education to obtain an
                                       instruction permit)

                                    4)    Have parental/guardian consent (Sponsorship) if under age 18.

                                    5)    Pass required driver license tests

 Note:  New Wisonsin residents with an out-of-state driver’s license (which is valid or expired less
           than 4 years) may be able to get a Wisconsin license without taking the knowledge or skills tests. 

                                    6)    Turn in any drivers license or identification card from another state.

                                    7)     Have not had a suspended or revoked license in another state.

                                    8)     Meet physical and medical requirements for the type of driver license desired.

                                    9)     Pay required fees.

 

 DMV Service Centers

1-800-924-3570 

DAY

FREQUENCY

TIME

LOCATION

PHONE #

Monday-Friday

      Eau Claire

M. T. F.

Wednesday

Thursday

8:30 – 4:30

8:00 – 4:00

10:00 – 5:30

3115 Melby Rd

800-924-3570

      Amery

 

M & W

 

7:00 – 5:00

950 Elden Street

268-6748

      Hudson

M. W. F.

Wednesday

Thursday

8:30-4:30

8:00 – 4:00

10:00 – 5:30

St. Croix Business Park

2100 O’Neill Rd

Suite 100

 

      New Richmond

2nd & 4th

Tuesday

8:00 – 4:30

Civic Center

156 E 1st

246-3113

      Durand

Tues. & Thurs.

8:15 – 4:45

City Hall

104 E Main St

672-5144

      Ellsworth

Tues. & Thurs.

7:00 – 5:00

116 W Main St

273-3137

      Menomonie

Mon. & Wed.

7:00 – 5:00

393 Red Cedar St #7

800-924-3570

 Appointment needed only if a driving test will be taken.  For written test and renewals be there 1 hour before closing time. 

Contact the Driver Examiners within 30 days when you have any changes to the information on your driver’s license. 

Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles publishes a handbook and study guide (BDS 126-199) which may be obtained from one of the DMV Service Centers listed above.  For Additional information
call (715) 386-8917.