Arkansas Motorcycle Licensing
Motorcycle License, Permits, Training & Insurance
Operating a Motorcycle in Arkansas
In order to operate a motorcycle in the state of Arkansas you must:
- Meet the state’s minimum age requirement
- Obtain an Arkansas motorcycle license endorsement (you may also need to obtain a motorcycle learner’s permit)
- Register your motorcycle with the state of Arkansas
- Obtain insurance coverage that meets Arkansas state requirements
The minimum age requirement to operate a motorcycle in Arkansas is 14 years old. For specific motorcycle licensing requirements and restrictions by age group, click here.
Getting an Arkansas Motorcycle License
According to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, 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 an Arkansas Class M or Class MD Motorcycle License here.
Motorcycle Education & Training in Arkansas
Motorcyclists should sign up for a motorcycle safety course. In Arkansas, it is not mandatory to complete a motorcycle safety course to obtain an Arkansas Class M/MD license. To find an Arkansas Motorcycle Rider Education Course, click here. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) website contains operator safety information.
Arkansas 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 Arkansas. For information about Arkansas insurance requirements, visit https://insurance.arkansas.gov/.
By now, you should have a good idea about how to proceed in obtaining an Arkansas motorcycle license. If you are a new resident in Arkansas, 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.
Arkansas requires motorcyclists to have current coverage that meets the state’s minimum requirements on all registered vehicles. Before riding in Arkansas, make sure your coverage meets the state’s requirements.
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