Washington,D.C. Frequently Asked Questions
How old do I have to be to get a learners permit to drive in Washington, D.C.?
You have to be at least 16 years old to be eligible to receive a Washington, D.C. learners permit.
Who can take online drivers education?
Anyone learning to drive can--and should--take Teen Driving Course's online drivers education class as it will help prepare you for your driving test as well as help you to become a safe and smart driver.
If you're wondering if Teen Driving Course satisfies Washington D.C.'s specific drivers education requirements, you will need to check with the Washington D.C.'s DMV.
What paperwork or documents do I need to give the Washington, DC DMV?
Here's what you will need to take to the drivers license office when you go to take your drivers test:
Proof of ID & Date of Birth
Proof of Washington, D.C. residency
Your Social Security Card
Also, your parent or legal guardian need to come with you. Otherwise you will need to bring a signed and notarized parental approval form with you.
If I fail the Washington DC learners permit test, what options do I have?
Don't freak out if you don't pass your learners' permit test the first time you take it. Although you won't be able to take it again the same day, Washington, D.C. will allow you to retake the test as many times as you need to until you do pass it.
However, if you sign up with Teen Driving Course, it's unlikely that you'll even have to deal with this problem. Our ?location? online drivers education class prepares you so well for your learners permit test, chances are you'll pass it with flying colors on your first try!
How many questions are on the final exam at the end of Teen Driving Course's Washington DC online driver education class?
35 questions. You will need to answer at least 28 (80%) of them correctly in order to pass Teen Driving Course. If you score less than 80% the first time, don't panic--you can retake the test over and over again until you do pass it, all for no additional charge.
Does Teen Driving Course satisfy all of Washington DC's drivers education requirements?
Teen Driving Course is mainly designed to help you prepare for your drivers test and to help you become a safer and smarter driver.
If you're wondering if Teen Driving Course satisfies Washington D.C.'s specific drivers education requirements, you will need to check with the Washington, D.C. DMV.
When can I expect to receive my completion certificate from Teen Driving Course?
Teen Driving Course will mail your completion certificate to you right after you pass your final exam. Delivery time is normally about 3-5 business days. However, you may opt to have your certificate delivered by FedEx for an additional fee. FedEx offers 3rd Day, 2nd Day, and Overnight Delivery service. The choice is yours.
If I have my learners permit, can I start driving right away?
Yes, you can start driving as soon as you’ve received your Washington, D.C. learner’s permit. Just remember that you MUST be accompanied by a licensed 21-year old driver in sitting in the front passenger seat at all times.
Once I have my learners' permit, how long do I have to wait to apply for my Washington DC drivers license?
You must have held your Washington, D.C. permit for at least six (6) months before upgrading to a provisional driver license.
Do I need to receive behind-the-wheel training from a licensed professional driving instructor?
Since you already have to complete a lot of driving practice under your parents' supervision, you are not required to take a drivers training course with hands-on training.
How many hours of supervised driving do I need to have before I can get my unrestricted, Washington D.C. drivers license?
You will need to accumulate at least 40 hours of driving practice with your learner's permit and 10 hours of driving practice at night with your provisional license.
Can I have passengers in the car I'm driving if I have a Washington D.C. learners permit?
No, unfortunately. You may not have any passengers while holding a learners permit, except for the required 21-year-old licensed driver to supervise while you drive. The time of your learners permit is for you to gain driving experience and learn the rules of the road so your passengers will be safe when they are finally allowed to ride with you.
Can I have passengers in the car I'm driving after I have my Washington, D.C. drivers license?
Provisional license holders may only carry passengers who are family members and/or one (1) non-family passenger who's 21 or older, has a valid driver's license, and is seated in the front passenger seat. Full license holders who are under 18 may carry no more than two (2) non-family passengers. All passengers in vehicle must wear a seat belt.
How much does it cost to take Teen Driving Course's online drivers ed class?
Teen Driving Course offers the highest quality online Washington, D.C. drivers education class at the lowest price. For a current and complete listing of our prices please visit our "Course Options" page.
Does Teen Driving Course offer refunds to customers who aren't satisfied with your online class?
Absolutely! Teen Driving Course stands 100% behind its products. If you decide for whatever reason that our online drivers education class isn't for you, simply let us know before we send out your completion certificate and we'll give you a full refund, with no questions asked.
In Washington D.C., how many opportunities will I have to take the final exam for Teen Driving Course online driver education class?
You have UNLIMITED opportunities to pass Teen Driving Course's Washington, D.C. online drivers education class final exam at no additional cost!