Nebraska Revised Statute 60-4,118.05
Age requirements; license issued; when.
(1) No operator's license referred to in section 60-4,118 shall, under any circumstances, be issued to any person who has not attained the age of seventeen years.
(2) No operator's license shall be issued to a person under eighteen years of age applying for an operator's license under section 60-4,118 unless such person:
(a) Has possessed a valid provisional operator's permit for at least a twelve-month period beginning on the date of issuance of such person's provisional operator's permit; and
(b) Has not accumulated three or more points pursuant to section 60-4,182 during the twelve-month period immediately preceding the date of the application for the operator's license.
(3) The department may waive the written examination and the driving test required under section 60-4,118 for any person seventeen to twenty-one years of age applying for his or her initial operator's license if he or she has been issued a provisional operator's permit. The department shall not waive the written examination and the driving test required under this section if the person is applying for a CLP-commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license or if the operator's license being applied for contains a class or endorsement which is different from the class or endorsement of the provisional operator's permit.