North Carolina Frequently Asked Questions
When can I apply for my North Carolina learners permit?
When you turn 14 years and 6 months, you are eligible to sign up for some form of North Carolina-sponsored driver education course.  You will need to complete this course in order to apply for your learners permit when you turn 15.
Who can take North Carolina online drivers education?
Anyone can take the Teen Driving Course North Carolina online driver education class.  However, you must get an okay from the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles in order to have our online driver ed class replace a state-approved, classroom driver education course.
What paperwork or documentation will I need to take to the drivers license office with me?
The North Carolina DMV will need your proof of birth, social security number, proof of residency, proof of auto insurance, parental approval and enrollment in a North Carolina driver education program.
What if I fail my learners permit test?
If you do not attain 20/25 on your the North Carolina learners permit test--don't freak out. you can retake the exam until you pass it.  To retake the exam, just showup the next day and try, try again.
What do I need to get on my Teen Driving Course final exam to pass it?
When you take Teen Driving Course's North Carolina online drivers ed class, you will need to score an 80% on your 35-question final exam (that's 28 out of 35).  You can retake the exam until you pass, for no additional cost.  You can never fail with Teen Driving Course!
Does your course meet DMV requirements?
If you would like to take a Teen Driving Course online drivers education class to fulfill North Carolina DMV's specific requirements, please contact the DMV for individual approval.
When will I receive my certificate of completion from Teen Driving Course?
After you pass the Teen Driving Course North Carolina online drivers education class, we will mail your certificate of completion to you which normally takes about 3 to 5 business days.  

However, if you're in a hurry to get it, you may request to have it shipped via FedEx for an extra fee.  FedEx offers 3rd Day, 2nd Day, and Overnight Delivery Service. 
Can I begin driving with my learners permit immediately?
Yes, you can!  Once you have passed your driver education course and obtained your North Carolina learners permit, you can start driving provided that a parent/guardian or a licensed driver your family approves of, with 5 years of driving experience is seated in the front passenger seat whenever you drive.
How long do I need to have my North Carolina learners permit before getting a regular license?
You must have had your learners permit for one (1) year and have received no traffic violations of any kind in order to apply for your provisional North Carolina drivers license.
Do I need to do behind-the-wheel training?
As part of your North Carolina driver education training, you must complete six (6) hours of in-class driving under the supervision of a licensed North Carolina driving instructor.
Do I need supervised training outside of class to get my North Carolina drivers license?
No, you do not need to log your driving practice hours outside of what you do in your state-approved drivers ed class.
Can other people ride with me when I get my North Carolina learners permit?
Yes, but there must be a supervising licensed North Carolina driver, with at least five (5) years of driving experience, sitting next to you in the front passenger seat until you get your North Carolina provisional drivers license. 
Can I drive with friends after I get my drivers license?
Limited Provisional License holders may only carry one (1) non-family passenger who’s under 21 unless a qualified supervising driver is in the vehicle.  If a family member who’s under 21 is in the vehicle, no non-family passengers under 21 are permitted.

These restrictions are lifted once you upgrade to a Full Provisional License.
Can I drive alone with a learners permit?
Absolutely NO--without exception!  Your North Carolina learners permit only permits you to drive with a supervising licensed North Carolina driver who is a family member or who your parents approve of, and they must have 5 years driving experience.
How much does your North Carolina online driver education class cost?
Teen Driving Course's prices often change with each season.  Please check our "course options" page to see our current low prices.
Do you have a refund policy?
Teen Driving Course proudly stands behind its product.  If you aren't satisfied with our online drivers education class for any reason, just ask for a refund before we send out your certificate of completion, and we'll gladly refund your money.
In North Carolina, how many opportunities will I have to take the final exam for Teen DrivingCourse online driver education class?
You have UNLIMITED opportunities to pass Teen Driving Course's North Carolina online drivers education class final exam at no additional cost!
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