West Virginia Frequently Asked Questions
How old does a person have to be in West Virginia to get a learners permit to drive?
You need to be 15 or older to get your West Virginia instruction permit.  
Can I take my driver West Virginia education classes online?
Everyone is allowed to take our Teen Driving Course West Virginia online drivers education to help prepare for their driving tests and more importantly, to become a safe and smarter driver.

Although West Virginia does not require you to take a drivers education class to get your drivers license, taking Teen Driving Course will prepare you so well for your drivers test that you will very likely dominate it on your first try!

What paperwork do I need to give the West Virginia DMV?
You will need to take the following items with you to the drivers license office when you go to take your drivers test:

  • A signed parental or guardian approval
  • Your birth certificate (original or certified copy)
  • Your social security card
  • Two (2) forms to serve as proof of residency
  • Proof of school enrollment
What if I don’t pass my learners permit test? How many times can I take the test?

West Virginia's DMV will allow you to retake the test as many times as you need to in order to pass.  However, you may not take it more than once in the same day.

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 blow the test away on your first try!





How many questions are on the final exam at the end of the Teen Driving Course class?
Teen Driving Course's final exam consists of 35 questions.  You will need to answer at least 28 correctly (that's 80%) in order to receive your certificate of completion for the online class.  If you don't pass it the first time, it's okay.  We'll let you retake it as many times as you need to, at no extra charge, until you do pass it

Does your course meet all DMV 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 West Virginia's specific drivers education requirements (if any), you will need to check with the West Virginia DMV.
How long will it take for me 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.

Once I get my learners permit, can start driving right away?
Yes, but you must be accompanied by a licensed 21-year old West Virginia driver in your passenger seat at all times you drive.

How long do I need to have my West Virginia learners permit before I can get my official, full-fledged drivers license?
6 months (you must also have turned 16 years old before applying for a West Virginia intermediate driver's license).

Am I required to do behind the wheel training in West Virginia?
You are not required to perform any behind-the-wheel classroom training or driver education course in West Virginia.

However, you can enroll in a state-approved drivers education course as a substitute for the required supervised driving practice which you will need to complete with your parents or legal guardians.
How many hours of supervised driving do I have to have before I can get my drivers license?
You will need to log 50 hours of driving10 at nightof driving practice with your parent, legal guardian or a licensed 21-year old West Virginia driver who your parent or legal guardian approve of.  Have your parents sign off on these hours as you complete them, and bring that signed form with you when you apply for your provisional West Virginia drivers license.

Can my friends ride with me after I get my West Virginia instruction permit?
In addition to the licensed driver who's at least 21 years old seated in the front passenger seat, learner's permit holder may carry two (2) additional non-family passengers in the vehicle.

Can my friends ride with me after I get my West Virginia drivers license?
Intermediate driver's license holders may not carry any non-family passengers who are under the age of 20 for the first six (6) months after being licensed.  During the second six (6) months, you may carry only one (1) non-family member passenger who is younger than 20 years of age.

Can I drive alone with my learners permit?
No, in West Virginia, you must be accompanied by a 21-year old licensed driver at all times when you drive.
How much is taking Teen Driving Course going to cost me?
Teen Driving Course offers the highest quality online West Virginia drivers education course at the lowest prices.  For a current listing of our prices, please see For up-to-date prices on all our driver education classes, please visit our "Course Options" page.




Does Teen Driving Course offer refunds to dissatisfied customers?

You bet!  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 West Virginia, 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 West Virginia online drivers education class final exam at no additional cost!