Minnesota

To get a learners permit you must
Have a minimum age of 151
Before getting an intermediate or restricted license you must
Have your permit for 6 months2
Complete minimum supervised driving of 40 hours, 15 of which must be at night3
Have a minimum age of 164
Restrictions during intermediate or restricted license stage
Nighttime restriction midnight-5 a.m.
Passenger limit (family members excepted unless otherwise noted) no more than 1 passenger younger than 20; second 6 months—no more than 3 passengers younger than 20
Minimum age at which restrictions may be lifted
Nighttime restriction 6 months or until age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 16, 6 mos.)
Passenger restriction 12 months or at age 18, whichever occurs first (min. age: 17)

1In Minnesota, permit applicants younger than 18 must be enrolled in driver education. An optional 90-minute supplemental curriculum for parents is to be established by July 1, 2014, to provide information concerning graduated licensing, safety risks and the potential influence of adults on driving behavior.

2In Minnesota, the permit holding period also applies to license applicants 18 and older unless they have completed driver education.

3In Minnesota, license applicants younger than 18 must provide proof that a parent has taken a course for parents of teen drivers or perform an additional 10 certified practice hours.

4In Minnesota, license applicants younger than 18 must have completed driver education. Provisional license holders must be crash-free to qualify for a full license.