Since 2013, California is one of the states that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license.
In the state of California, AB 60 driver's licenses are designed for people who are not able to provide evidence of their legal presence in the country, but meet the requirements to drive, which are established by the Department of Motor Vehicles. of the state.
In this sense, the DMV requires two types of documents: proof of identity and proof of residence. For proof of identity, it is possible to present a valid foreign passport or consular registration. They even accept school documents issued by public educational institutions that show the applicant's date of birth and photograph.
As for proof of residence, it is possible to use housing rental contracts signed by the landlord and the tenant, mortgage bills, bills for domestic services (electricity, internet, telephone, etc.), among others.
You can enter the AB 60 Wizard to verify what documents are necessary for this procedure: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/assembly-bill-ab-60-wizard/
In addition to these documents, it is necessary to complete the Driver's License Application, available at the following link: https://www.edl.dmv.ca.gov/apply/id-and-license/sign-in. To complete it you need to create an account with an email.
Applicants are also required to prepare for the knowledge test: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/preparing-for-knowledge-and-drive-tests/
Once you gather all the documents, you must visit a DMV office to schedule an appointment. At the citra you will present your documents, pay the non-refundable application fee, a thumb scan will be performed, you must pass an eye exam and your photo will be taken for your license.
For the knowledge test, applicants have three attempts, if they fail the three attempts they must repeat the process again and pay the application fee again.
Learn more at the following link: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/es/driver-licenses-identification-cards/assembly-bill-ab-60-driver-licenses/