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Take your Florida 4-hour drug and alcohol course online. You also have the option to take your learner's permit test and driver's license prep online. The state of Florida allows 5 total attempts to pass the permit test, 3 of which can be online. Register for your permit exam or DATA/TLSAE course below.

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Florida Driving Records: Order a copy of your Florida Driving Record.

Florida Driver's License Check — Online access to the status of your driver's license.

Commercial Accounts: Driving Records for Employment Screening, Insurance Underwriting and additional business purposes.

How to Get a Driver's License in Florida

Learner's Permit

If you are under the age of 18 you must complete and pass a:

In addition, when you apply for your license you must have:

  • Proof of completion of the Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education Course (also known as D.A.T.A or Drug and Alcohol Course)
  • A parental consent forms, found here: consent form
  • Proof of identity, social security number and proof of residential address. Information on these is available at

Road Rules/Road Signs Practice Test: A short practice test for learner's permit exam questions can be found at

Intermediate License (For 16–17 years old)

To get an intermediate license in Florida you must be at least 16 years of age and have your learner's permit for 1 year without any traffic convictions. If you have received a traffic ticket while driving with your learner's permit, you may be able to take traffic school to avoid a conviction. To apply for your driver's license, you need:

  • Your Florida Learner's Permit
  • Parent or guardian certifying completion of at least 50 hour of behind the wheel training, 10 hours of which are at night.
  • To pass a driving test at the DMV

Driver's License Classes and Class E License (18 years and older)

In Florida there are several types of driver's license classes, restrictions and exemptions. The most common type of driver's license is a Class E. For age 18 years or older you need:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Proof of residential address
  • Proof of completion of a Traffic Law & Substance Abuse Education Course or license from another state, country, or jurisdiction.

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Driver's License Training

Getting your first time driver's license? (Online DATA Course)
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Traffic Ticket? — Take Traffic School
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Suspended License? Take the 12 Hour Online Advanced Driver Improvement Course.

Insurance Discount 55 and Older Drivers
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