Texas Driver License Requirements at-a-glance:

DMV Info Texas Driver Education Requirement Texas law requires any person under 18 to successfully complete a state-approved driver education course to be eligible for a driver’s license. This requirement may be satisfied by completing a licensed driver education school course, a public school driver education course or a parent-taught driver education course. Learner Permit Holding PeriodYou must be 15 to apply for a learner permit, you must have held your learner (instruction) permit for at least six (6) months in good standing before you can apply for a provisional driver's license. Minimum amount of supervised driving In-car training consists of 7 hours of behind-the-wheel driving, 7 hours of in-car observation, and an additional 30 hours of behind-the-wheel driving – of which 10 hours must be done at night. The additional 30 hours of behind-the-wheel driving will be monitored by the parent or guardian and are not required to be provided by a licensed driver education school. However, the hours must be completed in the presence of an adult who holds a valid license, is 21 or older, has at least one year of driving experience, and occupies the seat next to the driver. Minimum Age for Driver License16 years old; additionally, you must also have held your instruction permit for at least 6 months before you may apply for a license. Road Test Yes. Starting on September 1, 2009 any student submitting an application to DPS for a permit or a driver’s license must take a road test. Unsupervised driving rulesLicensed minor may not drive from midnight to 5 a.m. unless necessary to participate to a school or work activity, or because of a medical emergency, for the first twelve (12) months of being licensed Passenger rules Licensed minor may not carry more than one (1) non-relative under 21 for the first twelve (12) months of being licensed

How To Get Your

Texas License Step-by-Step:

Complete chapter 1 of the online course. We will send you form DE964, which you must bring to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Pass the written test at the DPS and obtain your instruction permit.

Once you have obtained your permit, you may start chapter 2 of the online course and begin your in-car training.

After you have completed both the online course and your in-car training, and have held your permit for at least 6 months and are at least 16 years of age, you may apply for a provisional license at the DPS.

After you pass your driving skills test at the DPS, you will get your provisional license!