Indiana Teen Drivers Ed FAQ

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Earning an Indiana drivers license should be simple. We know your goal is to get in the drivers seat as soon as possible and with as little hassle as possible—and we can help you.

How does online drivers ed work?

  1. If you're at least 15 years old, you can take this approved online Indiana drivers education class to begin earning your license!
  2. Just create an account to start your Indiana online drivers ed.
  3. Continue taking the online course. Take an online module each day, and forget spending your weekends in a classroom!
  4. Take your graded online final exam. Just for extra practice, you'll have a chance to take practice final exams before the real graded exam. You also have three chances to take the graded final, and once you achieve a total class score of at least 80%, you're done!
  5. After you finish our Indiana drivers education for teens, it's time to sign up for behind-the-wheel training. Take your Course Completion Certificate to a BMV-licensed driving school and enroll. Once enrolled you'll get a Certificate of Drivers Education (CDE) issued by your Indiana driving school. Take these documents to the BMV, along with your proof of residency and your social security number to get your permit.
  6. The permit allows you to drive with a licensed parent/guardian and begin in-car driving lessons with a licensed instructor.

If you haven't taken drivers ed, you must wait until you are 16 and 270 days old to get your probationary license.

Click here to download the Indiana Driver Education Student Bill of Rights and the Indiana Code of Responsibilities for Driver Education Students.

How do I get my drivers license?

Take drivers ed when you're 15 years old.

  1. Start your Indiana drivers ed class.
  2. Apply for your Indiana drivers education learners permit.
  3. Begin in-car driving lessons with a driving instructor.
  4. Apply for your Indiana drivers license.

Step 1: Start your Indiana drivers ed class.

If you are at least 15 years old, you can start earning your license by beginning a drivers education class. lets you go at your own pace and connect from wherever you have internet access!

With our Indiana drivers education class, you:

  • Learn what you need to pass your learners permit written test
  • Learn the rules of the road and essential safe driving skills
  • Qualify for an auto insurance discount (where applicable)

Once you complete the online course, you will need a certificate of drivers education (CDE) from a BMV-licensed commercial driving school, needed to apply for a drivers education learners permit at the BMV. You will receive your CDE when you sign up for behind-the-wheel training.

Step 2: Apply for your Indiana drivers education learners permit

Once you receive your CDE, you can apply for your permit at a BMV License Branch near you.

  1. Be at least 15 years old.
  2. Pass a written test at the BMV.
  3. Present documents proving identity, residency and Social Security number.
  4. Present your CDE to the BMV.
  5. Pass a vision test.

Step 3: Take in-car driving lessons and complete the online drivers ed class.

To begin in-car driving lessons, you will need to schedule six hours of lessons with a licensed driving instructor in Indiana.

You will need to practice driving with a licensed driving instructor or under the supervision of a parent or guardian for at least 30 days before you can apply for your drivers license.

Note that your learners permit comes with the following restrictions:

If you have a learners permit and you are enrolled in an approved drivers education program you may practice driving only after you begin an approved drivers education program. You may drive only when you are accompanied by a certified driving instructor in the front seat of a vehicle equipped with dual brake controls, or when a parent, step-parent or guardian who is at least 21 years of age and has their valid drivers license with them is seated in your vehicle's passenger seat.

While you are completing your in-car driving lessons, you can continue to take and complete the online course.

Step 4: Apply for your Indiana drivers license.

With drivers education, once you turn at least 16 years and 90 days old and held a valid Indiana learners permit for 180 days, you can apply for your drivers license.

To be eligible for the Indiana drivers license, you must:

  1. Provide proof of identity and date of birth, as well as principal address and mailing address.
  2. Provide proof of a valid Social Security number.
  3. Provide proof of citizenship or lawful residency status.
  4. Surrender any currently valid state-issued ID card.
  5. If younger than 18, have an appropriate family member sign the financial responsibility agreement.
  6. Pass a vision test.

Once you meet all the requirements, you will be issued a license.

If you are younger than 18, the license will be a probationary license, which is valid for 4 years from the date of issue and may not be renewed. For 90 days after, you may not drive with other passengers in the car unless there is someone at least 25 years old with a valid drivers license seated next to you.

Also with a probationary license, you may drive only when you and all your passengers have a safety belt properly fastened at all times when the car is in motion.

Once you turn 18, you can receive a full drivers license. is a privately held company and is in no way associated with the Department of Motor Vehicles or any other government agency. does not claim any responsibility for the accuracy of the drivers license information posted within or for the business practices associated with any other schools listed on the site. For up-to-date information, please consult your local Department of Motor Vehicles or vehicle registration agency. Also, is not liable for any information or claims posted within third party links.

Who should take Indiana drivers education?

If you're at least 15 years old, you can take this course. You'll learn the rules of the road, safe driving skills, and what you need to know to earn your license.

Is the program approved?

Yes it is! Once you complete our online classroom portion and six hours of in-car driving lessons with a licensed Indiana driving school, you will have completed a state approved drivers education program.

What's the difference between drivers ed and in-car driving lessons?

  • Drivers education is a class that teaches you the rules of the road, vehicle safety, etc., so you're prepared to pass your written permit test!
  • In-car driving lessons is the in-car training you get with a licensed driving instructor and helps to build skills that you'll need to successfully pass your road test.

Our online Indiana drivers education class fulfills the 30 hours of drivers education required. Once you complete the online course, you can then complete 6 hours of in-car driving lessons with a licensed driving school in Indiana.

Can I try the Indiana course before I pay?

Sorry, not at this time!

Indiana Teen Course Information

How long will it take for me to finish the course?

How long it takes is mostly up to you. According to Indiana law, all drivers education classes must be at least 30 hours long, and when taking the online course, students can only complete 3 hours of the course each day. That means the course will take at least 10 days to complete.

In addition, you will have 24 months from the date of enrollment to complete the course. If you do not complete the course within 24 months, your enrollment will be cancelled and you will have to enroll again and start the course over from the beginning.

How do I access the free, unlimited practice permit tests?

After payment, your free practice permit tests will become accessible from your online account.

How are my test and quizzes graded?

We calculate your final class grade using your online quiz grades in addition to your final online test grade. And no worries—you'll have the option to take practice final exams and review the course material as much as you want before the real graded final exam. In order to pass the course, you need at least a final course grade of 80%.

What are the system requirements for the course?

The online Indiana drivers education course is accessible using most computers and mobile devices with an internet connection. For more information, please review our full system requirements.

What if I have a visual or hearing impairment?

Upon request, will gladly provide all course materials in PDF format to any user with a visual or hearing impairment. These PDFs can be reviewed using screen magnifiers/readers such as ZoomText and are fully accessible to the extent required under sections 504 and 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act.

How do I make a Payment?

You can pay online using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Google Pay. Please note that prepaid debit/gift cards issued by VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Chime, CashApp, etc. cannot be used to make a payment.

What is Roadside Assistance?

At, we are here for you every step of the way - that's why we've teamed up with Allstate Roadside Services to provide students with 1 month of free roadside assistance. Turns out you can put a price tag on peace of mind!

Here's how it works:

  1. Sign up for any Drivers Ed course.
  2. During checkout, make sure to click the button to claim your free trial of Roadside Assistance. Free trial enrollment is only available during checkout. After your trial ends, your card will be charged $5/month, and you can cancel at any time.
  3. Hit the road with peace of mind knowing you are covered with emergency roadside assistance.

What you'll get:

  • Roadside coverage available 24/7, anywhere in the United States
  • Anyone in the driver's family can use it!
  • Digital tools to help you get the right service fast
  • Towing, fuel delivery, lockout service, and more!
  • For more information about the benefits involved, check out our terms and conditions.

How do I use my Roadside Assistance service?

If you need to use your Roadside Assistance Benefits for towing, fuel delivery, or another included service, contact Allstate at 1-855-520-3691.

How do I cancel my Roadside Assistance?

If you would like to cancel your Roadside Assistance, simply contact our dedicated Roadside Assistance agents.

Got more questions? Contact our dedicated Roadside Assistance line:

Phone: +1 (888) 289-2816

Refund Policy

It is important to us that you are satisfied with your purchase. If you change your mind about the course, we'll refund the full cost of the course purchased on our website within thirty (30) days of purchase. Refunds will only be issued if the course has not been completed. We will issue your refund within thirty (30) days of your request