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Oklahoma Drivers Education

A Comprehensive and Convenient Way to Earn Your Drivers License

  • Approved by the State of Oklahoma
  • Easier than taking a classroom course
  • Study at a pace that’s best for you
  • 100% online – the flexibility you need
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Getting Your Oklahoma Drivers Permit & License

We know how exciting it is to get your driver license – but we also know how overwhelming it is, too. It can be confusing just to know what you have to do and when. That’s why we put together this step-by-step guide. From signing up for drivers ed to finally getting that license, this is all the information you’ll need to get where you’re going.

Steps to Getting Your Oklahoma Drivers License

STEP 1: Pass the First 5 Units of Our Oklahoma Parent-Taught Drivers Ed

When taking our online Oklahoma drivers ed course, teen drivers must pass Unit 5 before they can apply for a learner permit. After Unit 5, students can actually start driving.

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STEP 2: Get Your Oklahoma Learners Permit

To begin behind-the-wheel training, you must have your learner permit. To apply for your permit, simply visit the DPS location nearest you. You will be required to bring:

  • Proof of your current status as it relates to your education (i.e. enrollment in a secondary or vocational-technical school, proof that you have completed a G.E.D., or proof of home schooling, on a form provided by the Department of Public Safety)
  • Your parent-taught drivers education affidavit (to show proof of enrollment in your course)
  • Proof of identity and U.S. residency which may include:
    • Certified birth certificate
    • U.S. passport
    • State of Oklahoma identification card issued by the Department of Public Safety
    • Citizenship naturalization documents
    • Alien registration card

Possession of a learner permit allows you to drive when:

  • You are at least 15 1/2 years of age.
  • You have taken and passed a driver’s education course.
  • You have passed the written driving test.
  • You have passed the vision exam.
  • You are accompanied by an adult who is 21 or older.

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STEP 3: Graduating Our Oklahoma Parent-Taught Drivers Ed

Once you successfully complete our drivers education course, we will send you a certificate of completion. You will need to take this certificate to the DPS when you apply for your driver license.

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STEP 4: Getting Your Intermediate License

After you have held your learner permit for at least 6 months with no traffic convictions, you become qualified to get your driver license. You must make an appointment at the nearest DPS office to take a driving skills exam. After successful completion of this test, you will receive your intermediate license. With this license, you are required to have an adult 21 or over by your side if you want to drive between 11 p.m.and 5 a.m. (There are exceptions to this rule if you are participating in school or community activities). You may also drive 1 passenger, anyone from your family, or any person over the age of 21.

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STEP 5: Your Oklahoma Unrestricted License

If you are in possession of your intermediate license for at least 6 months and are not found guilty of any traffic violations, you are eligible to get your unrestricted license. You will be required to take a driving test, and you will need to provide specific documents

Forms You’ll Need

Use this checklist to help you keep track of everything you need to have with you when you show up at the driver testing facility.

  1. Proper identification. You are required to present primary identification – notarized documents or photocopies are not acceptable. For your primary ID, you must show an original or certified document, such as:
    • Certified birth certificate, issued by the state (shall include certificate number)
    • U.S. passport
    • State of Oklahoma identification card, issued by the Department of Public Safety after November 1, 2007 1-1
    • Oklahoma driver license issued after November 1, 2007
    • Citizenship naturalization documents
    • Alien registration card
    • I-94 card, which must be accompanied by the applicant’s passport
    • CBA-Citizen Born Abroad
  2. Valid proof of auto liability insurance
  3. If you have health or physical conditions that might impair your driving ability, you may be required to have a doctor’s statement about your condition.
  4. Your Social Security Number.
  5. If you are under 18 years of age, you must also bring one of the following:
    • Proof of current enrollment in a secondary or vocational-technical school, on a form provided by your school
    • Proof of an excused absence, as defined in State Statutes Title 47 Sect. 6-107.3, on a form provided by your school
    • Proof of enrollment and satisfactory progress in a program leading to a Certificate of High School Equivalency (General Equivalency Diploma: G.E.D.), on a form provided by the Department of Public Safety
    • Proof that you have completed a G.E.D.
    • Proof of home schooling, on a form provided by the Department of Public Safety
    • Proof of employment, if you are working a minimum of 24 hours a week. The form may be obtained from the Department of Public Safety and must be signed by your employer and notarized
    • Your high school diploma showing proof that you have graduated from high school.
  6. Applicants under 18 years of age will also need to bring:
    • Documentation from your school showing you have successfully passed the criterion-referenced reading test required for all eighth grade students or an alternative reading proficiency test approved by the State Department of Education pursuant to State Statutes Title 47 Section 3 [Section 1210.515 of Title 70] demonstrating reading proficiency at the eighth grade reading level, unless the student is excused from such requirement pursuant to the provisions of State Statutes Title 47 Section 3.[ibid.].
  7. Bring your certificate of completion from an approved drivers education course.

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