Online Drivers Ed Texas

TDLR License #C2588

All Online Texas Driver’s Ed

Licensed by TEA to satisfy classroom requirement

Complete alone or with in-car lessons

Earn your learner permit & driver license

Approved by the Texas TDLR! single-star

Parent Taught Driver’s Ed

DPS School #111

Instructor is student’s parent or legal guardian

Covers classroom and in-car training

Licensed by DPS for permit and driver license

Approved by the Texas TDLR! single-star

Texas Driver Education Requirement Texas law requires any person under 18 to successfully complete a state-approved driver education course to be eligible for a driver’s license. This requirement may be satisfied by completing a licensed driver education school course, a public school driver education course or a parent-taught driver education course.
Learner Permit Holding Period You must be 15 to apply for a learner permit, you must have held your learner (instruction) permit for at least six (6) months in good standing before you can apply for a provisional driver's license.
Minimum amount of supervised driving In-car training consists of 7 hours of behind-the-wheel driving, 7 hours of in-car observation, and an additional 30 hours of behind-the-wheel driving – of which 10 hours must be done at night. The additional 30 hours of behind-the-wheel driving will be monitored by the parent or guardian and are not required to be provided by a licensed driver education school. However, the hours must be completed in the presence of an adult who holds a valid license, is 21 or older, has at least one year of driving experience, and occupies the seat next to the driver.
Minimum Age for Driver License 16 years old; additionally, you must also have held your instruction permit for at least 6 months before you may apply for a license.
Road Test Yes. Starting on September 1, 2009 any student submitting an application to DPS for a permit or a driver’s license must take a road test.
Unsupervised driving rules Licensed minor may not drive from midnight to 5 a.m. unless necessary to participate to a school or work activity, or because of a medical emergency, for the first twelve (12) months of being licensed
Passenger rules Licensed minor may not carry more than one (1) non-relative under 21 for the first twelve (12) months of being licensed

Complete chapter 1 of the online course. We will send you form DE964, which you must bring to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).


Pass the written test at the DPS and obtain your instruction permit.


Once you have obtained your permit, you may start chapter 2 of the online course and begin your in-car training.


After you have completed both the online course and your in-car training, and have held your permit for at least 6 months and are at least 16 years of age, you may apply for a provisional license at the DPS.


After you pass your driving skills test at the DPS, you will get your provisional license!


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