You must apply in person at a DMV office, and you must:
Note: Due to the added costs of merchant fees, DMV offices only accept cash or checks and do not accept credit or debit cards; however many office locations have ATMs available.
After you meet the requirements, you are issued an interim card to use until you receive your license in the mail.
If you surrender a previous driver license, instruction permit or ID card, it is hole-punched and returned to you. The hole-punched card is not valid by itself, but may be used as additional proof of identity with the interim card.