DMV-Licensed Course from the Drivers Ed Authority
Earning a Nevada 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.
You've got questions, and DriversEd.com has the answers. Need information about the specifics of permits and licenses in Nevada? Just want to know a lot more about what we can do for you? Read on!
How It Works
How does online drivers ed work?
It's simple. After you create an account (it takes less than a minute), you're all set to start your Nevada drivers ed course.
Your course is available to you online 24/7. That means you can log in and out whenever you want and from any computer that has Internet access! When you log back in, we'll take you back to the exact place you left off. Doesn't that sound better than spending your weekends in a classroom?
At the end of the course there will be a final exam. Don't worry though—you can take it as many times as you need in order to pass. Once you pass the test, we'll mail out your Certificate of Completion within 1 business day. Shipment by USPS First Class Mail is free, but you can always upgrade your certificate's delivery method if you want.
How do I get my drivers license?
If you are under 18, you will need to take a DMV-licensed Nevada drivers education course and earn a Certificate of Completion which is needed to obtain your Nevada drivers license.
DriversEd.com's Online Nevada drivers education course is DMV-licensed. You can take your drivers education course all online with DriversEd.com and receive a DMV-recognized Certificate of Completion.
Please note: The DMV requires that you send us a notarized form, which we will provide, upon completion of the DriversEd.com course in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.
In order to get the learners permit and eventually the Nevada drivers license, everyone no matter how old must pass a written test on traffic laws and signs. 70% of test-takers fail on their first try and end up returning to the DMV.
A proven way to increase your chances of passing your learners permit test is with up—to—date online Nevada permit practice tests. Randomly generated questions test your driving knowledge and prepare you for the real deal.
Fifty online practice permit tests come free with our Nevada drivers education course.
Apply for your instruction permit at a Nevada DMV field office.
To be eligible for the Nevada instruction permit, you must:
- Be at least 15½ years old.
- Submit Application Form DLD1 and Form DLD–38–you can get these at the DMV field office. Have a parent or guardian sign the financial responsibility section on the application. Parents will also need to call their auto insurance agent to check what adjustments need to be made to include a teen driver into their policy.
- Provide your Social Security number with one of the following:
- State-Issued License or ID with number listed
- Social Security Card
- Social Security Benefits Documentation
- Present proof of name and birth date with one of the following:
- Certified U.S. State-issued Birth Certificate
- U.S. Passport
- Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization
- Resident Alien Card or I-551 Receipt
- Have your picture taken.
- Give a thumb print.
- Pay the application fee.
- Pass a vision exam.
- Pass the written permit test. This test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions based on the Nevada Drivers Handbook.
Note: All documents used at the DMV must be originals and not photocopies.
Once you pass the written permit test, you'll be issued a Nevada instruction permit. Remember that when driving with an instruction permit, a licensed driver 21 or older and who has been licensed for at least one year must be seated next to you at all times.
Instruction permits are valid for one year, and if the permit is expired for more than 30 days, you'll need to take the written test again.
If you are under 18, you must hold your instruction permit for at least 6 months and complete 50 hours (10 at night) of practice driving under the supervision of a licensed driver who is at least 21 and who has been licensed for at least one year. The 50 hours of driving must be logged in a Beginning Driver Experience Log.
Drivers training with a professional instructor is not mandatory in Nevada. However, for your safety and the safety of those around you, DriversEd.com strongly recommends that you take lessons with an experienced instructor. Find a local driving school here.
Schedule an appointment for the driving test at your local DMV office.
To be eligible for the Nevada drivers license, you must:
- Be at least 16 years old.
- Submit a Certificate of Completion from a licensed Nevada drivers education course, if under 18.
- Have held an instruction permit for at least 6 months. During this time, you must not be found at fault in an accident and not be convicted of any moving traffic violation or alcohol or controlled substance offense.
- Present your instruction permit.
- Submit a completed Beginning Driver Experience Log if under 18. (Form DLD-130).
- Have your parent or guardian accompany you when you apply for your drivers license. They must sign the Affidavit for Minor to Be Licensed stating you have completed the required training.
- Bring a vehicle in which to take the driving test along with registration and insurance. You can take the driving skills test in a passenger car or truck that is properly registered and insured (rental cars are not accepted). The Driving Examiner will check the registration and insurance and perform a safety inspection.
Once you have passed the driving skills test, your license will be issued. The fee is $2.25.
The following restrictions will apply to your license:
- Young drivers may not transport any passenger under 18, except for immediate family members, for the first six months after the license was issued.
- Drivers under 18 may not drive between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. unless they are traveling to or from a scheduled event such as school events or work. Law enforcement may ask for satisfactory evidence of the event. This applies to all drivers until they turn 18. It is illegal to drive in violation of any local curfew law.
- Nevada has a .02 blood alcohol limit for drivers under 21. Drivers can be arrested for any detectable amount of a controlled substance. Minors' drivers licenses can be suspended for any of the same reasons as adult licenses and also for alcohol or drug convictions, firearms violations, or habitual truancy.
Who must take Nevada drivers education?
If you are between the ages of 15½ and 18 and planning to obtain a Nevada learners permit (instruction permit), you'll need to complete a DMV-licensed drivers education course.
DriversEd.com's online course is DMV-licensed and fulfills the Nevada drivers education requirement for new drivers under 18. But no matter how old you are, if you want to learn about driving in Nevada and plan to obtain a Nevada drivers license, you can take this course.
Does the DriversEd.com course satisfy DMV requirements?
Yes. Our course is DMV-licensed and is equivalent to the regular 30-hour in-class drivers education course. View our license.
What is the difference between drivers education and drivers training?
Drivers Education: a course that teaches you the rules of the road, vehicle safety, and everything that you need to know before you get behind the wheel for the first time. DriversEd.com provides a DMV-licensed drivers education course. In Nevada, every new driver under 18 years old must take a 30-hour drivers education course in order to apply for the drivers license.
Drivers Training: the in-car driving lessons that you take with a licensed driving instructor. There is no mandatory drivers training requirement in Nevada, but DriversEd.com strongly recommends that you take lessons with an experienced instructor. Find a local driving school here.
What is the supervised driving period?
If you're under 18, once you have your instruction permit, you'll have to practice driving for at least 6 months before you apply for your Nevada drivers license. During this time, you must practice driving for at least 50 hours (10 at night) under the supervision of a person who is 21 or older and who has held a drivers license for at least one year..
The 50 hours of driving must be logged in a Beginning Driver Experience Log which your parent/legal guardian must sign when you apply for your Nevada drivers license.
How much does the course cost?
The cost for the online Nevada drivers education online course is .
How long will it take for me to finish the course?
This will vary depending on your individual pace. By Nevada law, all drivers education courses must be at least 30 hours. The good news is that with DriversEd.com, you can always go at your own pace and log in and out at your convenience. Think how fast time can fly if you do 20 minutes here and there!
How do I access the 50 free practice permit tests?
After you pay for the course, your free practice permit tests will be accessible in your account.
When will I receive my Certificate of Completion?
After you complete the DriversEd.com course, we will mail your Certificate of Completion free of charge and within 1 business day of your course completion and receipt of a notarized statement. All certificates are mailed via First Class Mail unless otherwise requested by the student.
How can I change the delivery method of my Certificate of Completion?
You can change your delivery method online in your account or by calling us at 888-651-2886 (2886).
Why do I have to send in a notarized statement before I get my Certificate of Completion?
The Nevada DMV requires you to certify that you took and passed the Nevada drivers education. Once you have passed the final exam, you will be prompted to print a form and as soon as you have it notarized and send it in to us, we will issue your Certificate of Completion.
Will I need to take drivers training after I take this course?
Drivers training (in-car driving lessons) is not mandatory in Nevada. However, DriversEd.com strongly recommends that you take driving lessons with a professional instructor. Find a local driving school here.
Will I need to take a high school drivers ed class in addition this course?
No. The DriversEd.com Nevada drivers ed course gives you everything you need to complete drivers education.
Pricing and Payment
What's included in the DriversEd.com course fee?
The course fee includes everything you need to complete your drivers education course online as well as earn a DMV-recognized Certificate of Completion (sent for free by First Class Mail). Once you start the course, you can choose to upgrade your Certificate of Completion shipment for faster delivery if you want.
How do I pay for the course?
You can pay online using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or PayPal. You can also pay by credit card over the phone by calling our customer service at 888-651-2886.
Please note that prepaid debit/gift cards issued by VISA, MasterCard, American Express, etc., cannot be used online. Please call us, and we'll be happy to process your payment.
If you would like to pay by check or money order, you'll receive instructions at the time of payment.
Is it safe to use my credit card online?
DriversEd.com always uses the latest in security technology to protect your Internet transactions. And to ensure your privacy, your credit card number is never kept on file.
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.