Nebraska Motorcycle Licensing
Motorcycle License, Endorsements, Permits, Training & Insurance
The content below is for informational purposes only and was last updated as of 5/13/2021. For the most up-to-date information, please visit https://dmv.nebraska.gov/.
Operating a Motorcycle in Nebraska
In order to operate a motorcycle in the state of Nebraska you must:
- Meet the state’s minimum age requirement
- Obtain an Nebraska motorcycle license or license endorsement (you may also need to obtain a motorcycle provisional operator’s permit)
- Register your motorcycle with the state of Nebraska
- Obtain insurance coverage that meets Nebraska state requirements
The minimum age requirement to operate a motorcycle in Nebraska is 17 years old. For specific motorcycle licensing requirements and restrictions by age group, click here.
Getting a Nebraska Motorcycle License / Endorsement
According to the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, in addition to meeting the requirements necessary to obtain a regular driver’s license, individuals must apply for a motorcycle license to operate a motorcycle.
Find out how to obtain a Nebraska Motorcycle License or License Endorsement here.
Motorcycle Education & Training in Nebraska
Motorcyclists should sign up for a motorcycle safety course. In Nebraska, it is not mandatory to complete a motorcycle safety course to obtain a Nebraska Class M license or license endorsement, unless you are under the age of 18. To find a Nebraska Riding Program, click here. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) website contains operator safety information.
Nebraska Motorcycle Insurance Requirements
If you’re riding a motorcycle, you will have many of the same requirements regarding registration, licensing and insurance as automobile drivers have in Nebraska. For information about Nebraska insurance requirements, visit https://doi.nebraska.gov/.
By now, you should have a good idea about how to proceed in obtaining a Nebraska motorcycle license or license endorsement. If you are a new resident in Nebraska, or you are a new rider and you’re shopping for motorcycle insurance, click here to get a quote in minutes.
Disclaimer: The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should review the links within this article, or contact the relevant state agency, for complete and current information.
The NE DMV requires motorcyclists to have current coverage that meets the state’s minimum requirements on all registered vehicles. Before riding in Nebraska, make sure your coverage meets the state’s requirements.
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