Getting your first Indiana Learner’s Permit is quick and easy – especially when you take our BMV-approved Driver Education course!

The ONLY way to get your learner’s permit at age 15 is to complete a BMV-approved driver ed course (such as ours).

Here’s all the steps you’ll need to take to get your first Indiana Learner’s Permit.

  1. Complete a Driver’s Education course approved by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). If you are at least 15 years old, you can enroll in our program, Our course satisfies the 30 classroom training hour requirements; all you need to do is complete all the chapters and pass the easy final examination.
  2. Enroll in a behind-the-wheel driver training program. In addition to our online teen drivers ed course, you will need to enroll in a driver training program in order to get a learner’s permit if you are under 16. These programs consist of 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training with a BMV licensed driver training school.
  3. Apply for your learner’s permit. Once you have enrolled in a driver training program, you can visit the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) to apply for your permit!

When you apply for your learner’s permit, you will need to take and pass a knowledge examination. Make sure to arrive at the branch at least one hour before the branch closes to take the exam. The exam covers Indiana traffic laws, basic safe driving techniques, traffic signs and traffic maneuvers.

Be sure to bring the following with you to the BMV office (you will also need to pass a standard vision test):

    1. Proof of enrollment in a driver training program.
    2. Identity documents:
      1. Proof of identity (ONE document)
      2. Proof of Social Security number (ONE document)
      3. Proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S. (ONE document)
      4. Proof of Indiana residency (TWO documents)
    3. Completed financial responsibility agreement signed by your parent or guardian.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who should take an Indiana drivers education course?

    Anyone who is interested in learning how to drive in the state of Indiana is welcome to take our course. The Indiana BMV requires that you are at least 15 years old before you may begin an Indiana drivers education program. If you meet the age requirement we encourage completion of our program, which will teach you the rules of the road and what it means to be a responsible driver.

  • Is this course approved by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles?

    Yes, our program is approved by the Indiana BMV. Once you have completed our program and six hours of behind-the-wheel training lessons with a licensed driving school, you will be done with your Indiana driver education requirements!

  • What is it like to take drivers ed online? How does it work?

    Taking Indiana drivers ed online is different from a classroom course, but it’s an easy adjustment. Instead of listening to an instructor lecture, you will work through the lessons at your own pace. You’ll read text, view images and watch videos as you go, being tested along the way to ensure comprehension. You will have unlimited opportunities to pass each exam, so we can guarantee that you will pass!

  • What makes online drivers ed better than a classroom course?

    Taking drivers ed online has many benefits over classroom courses! Rather than driving to a location or spending even more hours at school, our Indiana online drivers ed course can be completed entirely from home or anywhere else with an internet connection. You can log on and off as you please, allowing you to finish the 30-hour course as quickly or leisurely as you’d like. Full of fun images, animations and videos, our online learning experience has proven to be more enjoyable and versatile for all learning styles.

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