Excited to get the Florida driver’s license? We understand your excitement and we are happy to help you with your journey. Let’s take a closer look into this process to understand it more in detail.
How old are you? You should be no less than 15 years old to start the process. This process varies depending on your age and time with your learner’s permit.
Where do you currently live? We are going to cover Florida state only. Each state has different rules and regulations. Please make sure you follow up with your state.
What is your immigration status in the United States? You must have a legal immigration status in the U.S. to obtain Florida Driver’s License. (U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Visa holder, etc.)
3 Steps for obtaining a FL drivers license
Step 1. DRUG AND ALCOHOL COURSE (TLSAE).
This 4-hour course is a must for anybody who would like to obtain the Florida driver’s license.
You may complete the course online if you have never had a valid driver’s license in the US or a foreign country. If you carry a valid (not expired) foreign drivers license you DON’T need to compete the course.
The TLSAE online course may be completed on any device and at home bases. It is available 24/7 for your convenience. Just click on the link to sign up and start it now.
Step 2. WRITTEN TEST.
STUDY before you go for the written test!
The Florida Drivers handbook is available on the official FLHSMV website (In English, Spanish, and Creole). See link below.
The Florida Drivers handbook is also available in Russian on our website. See link below.
There are 3 ways to submit the written test: at the DMV, online, or at a traffic school.
At the DMV – Follow up with your local DMV for available times and dates.
Online – Reserved for people between the ages of 15-18 years old only.
Traffic School – all traffic schools have their own scheduling rules and prices. After you successfully pass the written test at a traffic school, you will be given a confirmation number and will need to go to a DMV in order to obtain your Learners Permit.
Step 3. DRIVING TEST
Practice before you take your driving test!
There are only 2 ways to submit the driving test. Either at the DMV or at a traffic school.
At the DMV – Follow up with your local DMV for available times and dates. Please bring a car with you. The DMV will not provide you with a car for the driving test.
Traffic School – all traffic schools have their own scheduling rules and prices. After you successfully pass the driving test at a traffic school, you will be given a confirmation number and will need to go to a DMV in order to obtain your Driver’s License.