Steps to Get Your California Learner's Permit and
Complete our online course or home study packet. If you completed the home study course, return the final tests to Onlineteendriving.
- Wait for your completion certificate
which will be mailed out within 36 hours of the time we
receive your completed packet.
- Obtain a proof of enrollment
in drivers training from a driving school in your area.
As of Jan. 1, 2004 the California DMV requires
all minors (under the age of 18) to be enrolled in a drivers
training program with a professional driving school to
be eligible to obtain a learners permit. This is confirmed
by a proof of enrollment form, licensed by the DMV, issued
by a driving school. You must present the original copy
of this certificate to the DMV. A fax or copy of this
certificate will not be accepted
- Fill out the drivers license
application form (DL44).
- Make an appointment with the
DMV and take the permit test.
- Things to bring to the DMV
for the permit test:
• Drivers license application
form (DL44) completely filled out correctly and
legibly (both parents must sign)
• Acceptable birth document
• Certificate of completion
• Certificate of enrollment
You will not be able to take the test if you are missing
any one of these items. You also must know your social
- Take permit test.
- Begin the state required six
hours of drivers training.
- Begin driving with your parents.
The state requires you to have 50 hrs. of parent
training at the time of your drive test. Note: Your permit
is not valid until you have had the first two hours of
professional drivers training.
- When you have completed drivers training you may make
an appointment to take the final drivers license test.
- Things to bring to the DMV for
the driving test:
• Completion certificate
for drivers training (original)
• Original learners permit
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