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 months1
Complete minimum supervised driving of 70 hours, 10 of which must be at night
Have a minimum age of 161
Restrictions during intermediate or restricted license stage
Nighttime restriction midnight-5 a.m.1
Passenger limit (family members excepted unless otherwise noted) no passengers1
Minimum age at which restrictions may be lifted
Nighttime restriction 9 months (min. age: 16, 9 mos.)1
Passenger restriction 9 months (min. age: 16, 9 mos.)1

1In Maine, driver education is required for a permit and a license if the applicant is younger than 18. The learner's permit holding period and the certification of practice driving applies to license applicants younger than 21. The period of license restrictions may extend beyond the person's 18th birthday.