Must be at least 14 years old to register.


This course is required for teens 15 ½ and 17 ½ in order to get a driver’s license before turning 18. 



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California Drivers Ed Online

Whether you need driver’s ed to meet the teen driver’s ed requirements or you want to take it so that you have a better understanding of the state’s road rules, you’re in good hands!

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California Driver's Ed Online Course

Teen Driver's Ed in California

This is the online driver's ed course that is REQUIRED for teens who are 15 ½ and 17 ½ to get a driver's license before turning 18. Any new driver can take the program to help prepare for the Knowledge Test.

To Get Your Permit

Important Notes:

  • If you are 15½ –  17½ years old: This California drivers ed course is REQUIRED.
  • You must hold your instruction permit for 6 months to be eligible for a Provisional Driver’s License.
  • If you are over 17 ½ but under 18 years of age, you may get your instruction permit without taking driver’s ed, but you will not be able to take your driving test until you are 18. 

For teens who are 15 ½ and 17 ½ that want to get their license in California.

Must be at least 14 years old to register.

California Driver's Ed FAQ

This California drivers ed course is REQUIRED if you are 15½ – 17½ years old if you want to get your license. If you are 17½+ years old, you are not required to do driver’s ed, but it is recommended. If you don’t take driver’s ed, you won’t be able to take your driving test until you are 18. 

Under normal circumstances, the minimum age to get your California’ driver’s permit is 15 ½ years old. You will need to submit proof of driver’s ed before you can receive your instruction permit. Learn more about the teen licensing process here.

The course is 30 hours long, and meets all of the state requirements. However, it is possible to finish it sooner depending on your learning speed. This counts towards the classroom DE requirement but you will still need to separately do the behind-the-wheel driver training (DT) at a licensed DT school. (Learn more)

The State of California requires certificates to be mailed directly to you. Once you complete the course, your certificate will be sent with 1st Class Mail and usually arrives within 7-10 business days. At the end of the course, you’ll have the option to purchase expedited shipping If you need it faster.

No, you will need to contact a driving school in your area for some behind-the-wheel practice. You will also need to pass the Knowledge Test. Once you meet those education requirements and pass the test, you will be issued a provisional instruction permit. It won’t be valid until it’s signed by a licensed or authorized driving instructor or you reach the age 17 ½. Keep in mind that a provisional instruction permit DOES NOT allow you to drive alone at any time, not even to work, or to the DMV to take your driving test.

Learn more about driver education (DE) vs driver training (DT).

You must be at least 14 years old. 

If you are at least 14 years old, you may be able to apply for Junior Permit if you fall under specific hardship situations. If you are issued a hardship Junior Permit, you must complete driver’s ed within 6 months or the permit will be cancelled. 

California Written Exam Practice Tests

Make sure that you're able to pass the state's driving permit test on the first try! Practice and test yourself with quizzes that are designed to make it easy. Even if you don't need to take driver's ed, ALL new drivers need to be able to pass the written exam!

Designed with You in Mind

Take the practice tests as many times as you need so that you can pass your written exam and get your permit on the first try! 

About the California Knowledge Exam

  • You must get at least 38 questions correct out of 46.
  • You only have 3 chances to take the test. If you fail, you have to wait 7 days to try again.
  • If you fail the test 3 times, you will have to fill out a new application and pay the fees again.

For new drivers who want to prepare for their written test to get their permit.

This is the best way to make sure that you pass your driver’s written test on the first try!