Learn on any device or from the comfort of your own home! Sign up for Ohio Drivers Ed today!
Ready to start earning your Ohio drivers license? We've gathered all the details of the process. Find out how to get started with our BMV-approved online Ohio drivers ed course and what you need to do to get into the driver's seat.
Just create an account (it takes less than a minute), and you're all set to start our Ohio drivers ed course.
Log in and out whenever you want; from any Internet-connected computer. When you log back in, we'll take you to the exact place you left off. Compare that to spending your weekends in a classroom!
Once you complete the first 2 hours of the course, we'll send you a Certificate of Enrollment, which you can take to any licensed driving school to begin your in-car driving lessons.
There will be a final exam at the end of your drivers ed course, but don't worry—you can review the course material as much as you want before you take it. Once you pass the test, we'll mail your Certificate of Completion within 1 business day. Shipment of certificates by USPS First Class Mail is free.
Please note: Per Ohio BMV requirements, the course must be completed within 180 days of registration.
If you're under 18, you must take a BMV-approved 24-hour Ohio drivers education course and earn a Certificate of Enrollment and Certificate of Completion in order to get your Ohio learners permit and ultimately your Ohio drivers license. You must be at least 15 years and 5 months old to start taking a drivers ed course.
With DriversEd.com, you can take your Ohio drivers education course all online. DriversEd.com is a BMV-licensed provider of the required 24-hour Ohio drivers education course.
After you complete the first 2 hours of our online drivers ed course, you will receive a Certificate of Enrollment, which you can take to any licensed driving school to being your in-car drivers training. Once you complete the entire online course, you will receive an official Certificate of Completion.
To earn the Ohio temporary instruction permit and eventually the Ohio drivers license, everyone regardless of age must pass a knowledge test on traffic laws and signs. Here's the problem: 70% of test-takers fail on their first try and end up returning to the BMV!
A proven way to increase your chances of passing your learners permit test is with up-to-date online Ohio practice permit tests. Randomly generated questions test your driving knowledge and prepare you for the real deal.
Fifty online practice permit tests come free with our Ohio drivers education course.
When you're ready to take your written permit test, save time by scheduling your test appointment at your local BMV location.
To be eligible for the Ohio temporary instruction permit, you must:
Once you pass the test, you will be issued a temporary instruction permit.
Once you have your Ohio temporary instruction permit, you'll need to practice driving under supervision. A licensed parent, guardian, or certified driving instructor must be with you at all times when you drive.
To get your license before you turn 18, you'll need to practice driving for at least 6 months before you take the driving test. You must also complete the following:
When you're ready to take the driving test, make an appointment with your local Ohio Driver License Examination Station.
To take your driving test, you must:
Absolutely! Our course is accessible from your desktop, laptop, or mobile device. You can switch between the mobile site and the full desktop site whenever you want.
If you're between 15½ and 18 years old and want to get an Ohio learners permit (temporary instruction permit), you'll need to complete a BMV-approved drivers education course. You can start drivers ed once you are 15 years and 5 months old.
DriversEd.com's BMV-approved online course fulfills the Ohio drivers education requirement for new drivers under 18.
Our course is equivalent to the regular 24-hour, in-class drivers education course. After you complete our course, you will receive a BMV-accepted Certificate of Completion.
Drivers education is a course that teaches you the rules of the road, vehicle safety, etc., so you're ready to pass your written permit test. Our Ohio drivers education course lets new drivers under 18 complete their requirements entirely online.
Drivers training is the in-car driving lesson with an approved licensed driving instructor. In Ohio, if you are under 18, you must take 8 hours of drivers training before you can take your road test. Find an approved training school here.
That depends on your individual pace. In Ohio, all drivers education courses must be at least 24 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 flies if you do 20 minutes here and there!
After payment, your free and unlimited practice permit tests will become accessible from your online DriversEd.com account.
Once you complete the first two hours of the course, we will send you a Certificate of Enrollment. After you complete the entire course and pass your final test, we will ship your Certificate of Completion.
For most courses, we offer free shipping of your completion certificate via U.S. Mail. In some cases, we even ship on the same day you complete your course. If you’d like your certificate sooner rather than later, we also offer affordable expedited delivery options via FedEx. Please note that if you live in a rural area, delivery delays may occur. Email delivery and immediate download is also available in some states.
If you lose your certificate, you can simply request a duplicate in your DriversEd.com account. Under your certificate delivery details, there will be a link to request a duplicate certificate.
Yes, Ohio law requires all new drivers under 18 to take at least 8 hours of in-car driver training.
After you complete the first two hours of our online drivers education course, you'll receive a Certificate of Enrollment. You can take this certificate to sign up for your drivers training at any licensed Ohio driving school.
You can pay online using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or PayPal. You can also pay by credit card 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, just mail your payment along with your username to:
Attn: Billing Dept.
4201 FM 1960 W, Ste 100
Houston, TX 77068
Once we receive payment, we'll send you a confirmation email and update your course account.
At DriversEd.com, we are here for you every step of the way - that's why we've teamed up with Allstate Roadside Services to provide DriversEd.com students with 1 month of free roadside assistance. Turns out you can put a price tag on peace of mind!
If you need to use your Roadside Assistance Benefits for towing, fuel delivery, or another included service, contact Allstate at 1-855-520-3691.
If you would like to cancel your Roadside Assistance, simply contact our dedicated Roadside Assistance agents.
Phone: +1 (888) 289-2816
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.