NYS DMV Five-Hour Pre-Licensing Course

In order to take a road test to receive a NYS driver's license, students must have a Learner's Permit and must complete the Five-Hour Pre-Licensing Course. Upon completion, students will receive a MV-278 certificate, which is required for all first-time drivers and those with expired or revoked licenses. Students must pre-register and have a valid driver's permit in their possession while attending this course.


  • The course is held Saturdays from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.: Rm. 3504 at Hilton High School, 400 East Ave., Hilton.
  • Students should bring to class their learner's permit, a snack or lunch, beverage, driver's manual and pen/pencil.
  • Registration is $40.



Mail-In Course Registration: Print out REGISTRATION FORM and mail with payment to: Hilton Community Education, 225 West Ave., Hilton, NY 14468.

Walk-n Registration: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs. and Fri. in the Community Education Office (address above). No phone registrations.

For more information, call (585)392-1000, ext. 7044 or 7045. Hilton Community Education also offers the NYS DMV Online Learner's Permit testing and Driver Education at Hilton High School.