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Driver License Handbooks

Catering to the state's diverse culture, the California Driver Handbook is available in 13 languages:
  1. California Driver Handbook (2015) – Audio (MP3) California Driver Handbook (2015) – (HTML) California Driver Handbook (2015) – (PDF)
  2. American Sign Language – (Video)
  3. Arabic – (PDF)
  4. Armenian – (PDF) 2015 more
  5. Chinese – (PDF)
  6. Farsi – (PDF)
  7. Hindi – (PDF)
  8. Korean – (PDF)
  9. Punjabi – (PDF)
  10. Russian – (PDF)
  11. Spanish – Audio (MP3) Spanish – (HTML) Spanish – (PDF)
  12. Tagalog – (PDF)
  13. Vietnamese – (PDF)

Was nine languages
Get your handbook by mail by calling your local DMV office or call (800) 777-0133 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

If you're interested in applying for a commercial driver's license (CDL), there is a driver's handbook just for you:

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Besides English, the basic Class C written driver license exam is also available in the following languages:
Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Persian/Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, and Vietnamese.
Besides English, the basic Class C audio driver license exam is also available in the following languages:
Armenian, Chinese/Mandarin, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
Note: To allow you sufficient time for testing DMV will not be administering written or audio exams after 4:30 p.m.

Last revised by grosslearning, MK Gross

8 Dec 2010 ; partially updated on Dec 12, 2015
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