From the Mississippi DFCS Policy Manual

Driver’s License for Youth in Care:

A Resource Parent, a group home administrator who has responsibility of the youth in care, a court-appointed guardian, an employer of the youth or, if there is no guardian or employer, any other responsible person who is willing to assume the financial obligation (liability) imposed under MISS. CODE ANN. § 63-1-25, may choose to sign the application for a driver’s license, unless restricted by a court order. Youth shall be at least age 16, to obtain a driver’s license.

A youth who is seventeen (17) years of age or older may sign a license application without an adult’s signature but may not drive until he/she is covered by liability insurance.