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How to Get a New Hampshire Motorcycle License

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To apply for a motorcycle license or endorsement in New Hampshire, you’ll need to:

  • Visit the New Hampshire DMV office with your current, valid driver’s license.
  • Complete an application.
  • Provide proof of your identification, residency, and legal presence.
  • Pass a vision exam.
  • Pay the required application and testing fees.
  • Pass the motorcycle written knowledge exam. 
  • Pass the motorcycle road skills test OR complete an approved motorcycle safety training course.

All new riders under 18 years old must complete the motorcycle safety course.

Please visit https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/index-original.htm for official application information and to schedule appointments. 

Transfer an Out-of-State Motorcycle License When Moving to New Hampshire

If you’ve recently moved to New Hampshire, you can transfer your out-of-state motorcycle license or endorsement. To do so:

  • Visit your local DMV office within 60 days.
  • Surrender your out-of-state license.
  • Complete the application and provide proof of your identity, residency, and legal presence. 
  • Pay the required application fees.
  • Pass an eye exam.
  • Pass the New Hampshire motorcycle written exam.

If your out-of-state motorcycle license/endorsement is valid you typically will not need to pass a road test or complete another motorcycle safety course.

Once you’ve received your motorcycle license, be sure to come back to MotorcycleZombies.com to learn how to title and register a motorcycle in New Hampshire.