CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF DRIVER'S EDUCATION DL400B
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF BEHIND-THE-WHEEL TRAINING OL238
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF NON-CLASSROOM DRIVER'S EDUCATION DL400C
The process to obtain an instruction permit can be very confusing for both teenagers and their parents. The following steps should help clarify this process and make it easy for you to understand exactly what you need. Fist you will need to complete an approved Driver's Education Course. The state of California will allow you to complete the required course either In-Class or Online.
Upon completion, you will receive a:
- DL 400B Certificate of Completion of Driver's Education (Blue)
- DL 400C Certificate of Completion of Non-Classroom Driver's Education(Pink)
Call The DMV 15-30 days in advance to make an appointment for the ORIGINAL DRIVERS LICENSE (Written permit test) The student will then take the written test at the DMV. You will need to provide a Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Driver's Education Completion form as described above, DL 44 (signed by Parent(s) or Guardian), proof of residency and an application fee payable to the DMV.
****Please check the DMV website for the most accurate list of required documentation. They are always changing and we do not always get notified.
When you pass the written test, the DMV will issue you your provisional instruction permit. THIS IS NOT VALID UNTIL AFTER YOUR FIRST LESSON WITH A DRIVING INSTRUCTOR!
To schedule your first lesson, call our office at (209) 526-5683 with your permit number, issue date, and expiration date. The first lesson is scheduled after the permit is obtained.
Individuals under the age of 18 are required to complete a total of 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training with a licensed driving school and hold their permit for 6 months in order to take the DMV Drive Test. Upon completing the 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training, the student will receive an OL 238 Certificate of Completion of Behind-The-Wheel Training. This certificate is issued to the student by the instructor on their last lesson with our school.
In addition to the required 6 hours with a driving school, the State of California also requires teens to have 50 hours of driving (10 of the 50 hours at night) with a parent or licensed driver over the age of 25.