Oklahoma Driver’s Ed FAQs

Yes. If you are 15 or older, the state of Oklahoma allows you to take one of three forms of driver education (also known as driver ed) to get your learner’s permit. Traditionally, students were required to take driver ed through a public school or commercial driving school. However, more students are electing to complete Parent-Taught Driver Education, which allows all classroom content to be completed online. Simply print out your receipt e-mail you receive after registering for the course and bring to the DPS when you go to apply for your first Oklahoma learner’s permit.

It is available 24/7. This means you get to set your own pace and take it anytime that is convenient for you.

To learn more, please visit our Getting Your License page.

Parents must visit the OK DPS website and get the Parent Taught Driver Education booklet. This booklet needs to be obtained and an affidavit submitted and accepted before a student takes any behind-the-wheel training. There are four ways to get the packet:

In writing to:
Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, Driver License Examining Division
PO Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415

By phone: 405-425-2300

By email: Parent@dps.state.ok.us

Download here: https://www.ok.gov/dps/documents/parent_taught.pdf

A Parent-Taught Driver Education Affidavit must be completed and submitted to the DPS. Once the DPS receives it, the department must accept the affidavit and return an accepted copy back to you before a student is allowed to start behind-the-wheel training. The affidavit can be found in the Parent-Taught Driver Education booklet or can be filled out online.

The course consists of 30 hours of classroom training and 55 hours of behind-the-wheel training.

12 course sections.
Each section has a time requirement that must be met. At the end of every module, there will be a quiz. You must pass the quiz before you can move on to the next module. You have unlimited attempts to pass each quiz.

13 behind-the-wheel competencies presented in the 55 hours log.
You must have a learner’s permit before starting any behind-the-wheel training. Each competency includes teaching techniques for parents to use while instructing students on the road. Parents must verify that their child has completed the 55 hours of behind-the-wheel training via electronic signature before the student completes the course.

You must pass the section quizzes with a score of 70% or higher. You will have unlimited attempts to pass the end of section quizzes. You must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or higher. You will have as many attempts as you need to pass the final exam.

You can only fail the course if you stop working on the course. You can take the tests as often as you like.

There is no expiration on your course account.

Certificates will be available for download upon course completion.

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