NYS Five Hour Pre-Licensing

New York State DMV - Learner Permit

 

The Five Hour Pre-Licensing course is mandatory in order to obtain a New York State driver’s license.


A Student Learner Permit is required to take the course. The student must present the photo learner permit to the instructor at the pre-licensing course.  The photo learner permit is the only acceptable form of identification. 
 
What is the Pre-Licensing Course  
It is a DMV-approved, standardized course that provides the knowledge you will need as a new driver. The course covers many important topics, including driving within the highway transportation system driver habits and skills 
feelings, attitudes, and risk-taking alcohol, other drugs, and driving 

You can find the course curriculum and other information in the Pre-Licensing Course Instructor’s Manual (MV-277). There is also a Pre-licensing Course Student's Manual (MV-277.1) to help you reinforce the important information contained in the Pre-Licensing Course. 
  • When you complete the Classroom Pre-Licensing Course, you will be given a Pre-licensing Course Certificate
  • If you are under age 18, you must wait at least six months from the date you received your learner permit to schedule your road test 
Registration:
For student learners in New York State with a NYS permit, you must register for the program prior to the class.  Register Here.
 
Completion:
When you complete the Classroom Pre-Licensing Course, you will be given a Pre-licensing Course Certificate (MV-278). 
 
Fees:
$38 - NYS Pre-Licensing course registration fee. Register
$10 - NYS Pre-Licensing certificate (MV-278) duplicate replacement. You will be required to sign the duplicate certificate in person.
 
Visa, Mastercard, check or money order, payable to CCC prior to the class is required. 

Location:

George Moore Building
1st Floor - Room 139M

Phone: 518-562-4139

OFFICE HOURS

Staff:

Angela M. Kelley,
Community & Workforce
Development Specialist

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