Motorcycle Training Under 18
Individuals under the age of 18 wishing to obtain their motorcycle license can obtain their motorcycle license by completing a basic motorcycle safety course through a third-party motorcycle training provider approved through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP).
For more information on the courses offered through the PAMSP and to view a list of approved third-party motorcycle training providers click here.
To be eligible to take the skills exam, in addition to the training course requirement stated above, the student must have held a motorcycle learner’s permit for at least six months and have 65 hours of supervised riding.
Please visit the PennDOT Driver License Center page for centers that offer motorcycle skills testing.
NOTE: In addition to the required training for motorcycle permit holders under the age of 18, the student must have held a motorcycle learner’s permit for at least six months and have 65 hours of supervised riding to be eligible to take the skills exam at a PennDOT Driver License Center or receive the licensing waiver at a third-party motorcycle training vendor.
For more information on motorcycle learner's permits for 16- and 17-year-olds, visit the Motorcycle License page.