New York DMV | Driving in New York State

To drive a car or motorcycle in New York State, you must. be at least 16 years old 1 and. have a valid New York State driver license or learner permit, or. a valid driver license or permit issued by another state or country. If you have a New York State learner permit or one issued in another state, you must follow New York State permit …

https://dmv.ny.gov/driver-license/drive-new-york-state