Steps to a Driver License in Indiana

1.) You have turned 15 years old! This is the first step and you need to be 15 years old in order to obtain a learner’s permit. Next, let’s get you a learners permit! 
 

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2.) The first step to getting a learners permit at 15 years old is to  register for our Indiana approved Drivers ed course. There is an online portion that will allow you to study right away for the knowledge exam. You may start the online course right away in order to prepare for the knowledge exam. In step 3 you will be going to the BMV to take a written knowledge test to obtain a learners permit.  The BMV has provided many more resources to help you pass the written knowledge test outside of taking our online course.
Note: Our online course is required to successfully completed Drivers ed before proceeding to a provisional license. However, the online course can be completed later before obtaining a learners permit.
The BMV’s has a practice knowledge exam you can download to your phone
 If you feel you need additional study material you may also get an online copy of the BMV Manual
After registering for your online driver’s education course here, the CDE Form will be available to be printed when you register for the online course. You only need to pay 1/2 of our $399 cost to obtain the CDE form. You will need this form when applying for a learner’s permit. 

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3.) Proceed to the local driver licensing office  to obtain your learners permit.  You should have already signed up for our online course, obtained a CDE form and prepared for the knowledge exam. An appointment is not necessary to take the knowledge exam, please arrive at least an hour before closing. 
When you go to the BMV you will need to provide your CDE form (obtained from registering for our course and at least half is paid), proof of Identity, social security number and be a Citizenship/Lawful presence in the U.S.
  • Identity (e.g. birth certificate, U.S. passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad).
  • Social Security number (e.g. Social Security card, W-2 form, SSA-1099 form).
  • Citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S. (e.g. birth certificate, U.S. passport, foreign passport with VISA and I-94 form).
  • Indiana residency (e.g. bank statement, pay stub, utility bill).
You will be taking the knowledge exam at this time and will need to pass.
You will also need to pass a vision exam.
You now should have your learners permit! 

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4.) Once you have your learners permit, you may then sign up for the 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction.  Just give us a call at 812-390-0014 or 812-614-1025 to schedule.

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5.) There are an additional 44 hours of practice driving time that needs to be completed for the practice log and can be completed at any time (before, during or after the 6 hours of instruction) .
Students do not need to wait until the 6 hours of driving with us is completed before beginning the 44 additional hours that they will log.
  • A licensed supervising driver at least 25 years old.
  • or if it applies, your spouse who is at least 21 years old.
You’ll need to document your driving hours in the Log of Supervised Driving (Form 54706), which will be provided by All-Pro driving Academy and turn this form into the BMV with a parent/guardian’s signature when you apply for your Indiana provisional license. When completing the practice driving you must be a licensed driver at least 25 years of age and that driver must also be a blood or legal relative.

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6.) In order to apply for a provisional license, the student must be at least 16 and 90 days of age. Students must also have their learner’s permit for 180 days before obtaining a provisional license.  Here is a resource to see when is the soonest that you can obtain your Indiana provisional license.
Once you have met the above requirements, make an appointment for your driving skills test through the myBMV online appointment scheduling system. You’ll need to create a username and password if this is your first time using the system.
NOTE: If your driver education program participates in the driving skills waiver program and you have already taken your driving skills test, you will not need to make an appointment or take another exam at the driver licensing office, UNLESS you failed your first attempt with us and need to take the test again.
When you’re ready, find your local driver licensing office here and go with your parent or guardian and:
  • Turn in your learner’s permit.
  • Submit your completed Log of Supervised Driving (Form 54706), signed by your parent/guardian or certified driving instructor.
  • Provide your certificate of completion for both the online and driving portion of the Driver’s Ed. We will provide this for you.
  • Provide proof of:
    • Identity (e.g. birth certificate, U.S. passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad).
    • Social Security number (e.g. Social Security card, W-2 form, SSA-1099 form).
    • Citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S. (e.g. birth certificate, U.S. passport, foreign passport with VISA and I-94 form).
    • Indiana residency (e.g. bank statement, pay stub, utility bill).
  • Have your parent/guardian sign the license application.
  • Pass a vision exam.
  • Pass a DMV written test (if you failed the first attempt with us),
  • Pass your driving skills test.
    • If you already took your driving test  with us and passed with a least an 80% you  qualified for the waivers skills as part of your Driver’s Education program, you do not need to take another, UNLESS you didn’t pass your first attempt. We will provide documentation of passing.
Once you pass your DMV road test, you’ll receive your IN provisional license. Your license will be probationary until you turn 21 years old.

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Have questions still? Check out our commonly asked questions about Drivers ed.