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Guam Driver's License

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Active Duty Military Member with a valid U.S. driver's license is not required to obtain a Guam License and may drive with a valid U.S. license.

Active Duty Military Member without a valid U.S. driver's license must follow procedures as a first time driver over 18 years of age.

Procedure for spouse or dependent, wishing to obtain a Guam driver's license, with a valid U.S. driver's license:

  • May drive on Guam for 30 days before obtaining new license
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Go to Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation Building located in Barrigada, Route 16. They are open from 0800-1700, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).
  • Complete Driver's License Application Form and proceed to the driver's license issuance line
  • Present your Social Security Card and one of the following valid forms of ID: Guam ID, US military ID, US Passport, Foreign Passport, Alien registration, Naturalization certification, or Firearms ID
  • Surrender current U.S. driver's license
  • Pass eye examination
  • Pay a fee of $25 (3 year driver's license) or $45 (5 year driver's license). Note that there is a convenience fee if you use a credit card for payment. 
  • Note that obtaining a Guam Driver's License does not change an individual's residential status but gives the holder the privilege to drive on Guam.

Procedure for first time drivers over 18 years of age: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid Certificate of Completion from a Driver's Education Service consisting of 40 hours training (32 classroom hours and 8 in-car hours)
  • Present a valid Social Security Card and one of the following valid forms of ID: Guam ID, US military ID, US Passport, Foreign Passport, Alien registration, Naturalization certification, or Firearms ID Complete Driver's License Application Form
  • Pass Written and Road Test

Of major importance, the applicant's name must be exactly the same on all submitted documentation, any variation such as a missing middle name or a different last name without certified copies of documents proving the change in name will result in the rejection of the application.

GRADUATED DRIVER'S LICENSE:
First time Driver's License Applicants need to complete the following three stages.

1. Learner's Permit:

a. Minimum age is fifteen and half (15 years, 6 months) years. Candidates are required to pass vision and written knowledge test. The written test must consist of rules of the road, traffic signs and signals as provided by a certified Driver's Education School.
b. Must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian who is a fully licensed driver at all times while driving.
c. The permit holder's parent, guardian, or designee must certify that the permit holder, has completed at least fifty (50) hours of supervised driving, ten (10) hours of which must be during the nigh time hours after 7:00 pm.

2. Intermediate License:

a. Minimum age is sixteen (16) years
b. Must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian who is fully licensed driver at all times.
c. Must not be at fault in any collision and remain conviction free of all traffic and motor vehicle code violations for twelve (12) consecutive months.

3. Full Licensure:

a. Minimum age must be seventeen (17) years.
b. Must have completed Intermediate licensing stage.

All unlicensed applicants or drivers with licenses issued outside the United States (regardless of age or driving experience) must attend an approved driver education course, pass a written examination, and pass an over-the-road driving test before being issued a Guam driver's license.

Minors (16-18 years of age) must provide "certified to be true copy" evidence of completion of a driver's education course. Parents must provide written consent for the minor to operate a motor vehicle.

On Guam, International Driving Permits associated with a non-U.S. driver's license are only recognized as valid for 30 days.

Guam Motor Vehicle Division

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