Utah Department of Public Safety

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Driver License Division - Driver Education Requirements

Drivers 16 and 17 years of age:

  • Must pass a written test and apply for a learner permit (can apply for a permit at age 15);
  • Must hold the Utah learner permit for a minimum of 6 months;
  • Must complete a Driver Education Course;
  • Must complete 40 hours of practice driving (10 at night);
  • Must have parent's signature on application;
  • Must pass driving skills test

Drivers 18 years of age:

  • Must pass written test and apply for a learner permit (no minimum time to hold permit required);
  • Must complete a Driver Education Course;
  • Must pass a driving skills test

Drivers 19 years of age:

  • Must pass a written test and apply for a learner permit;
  • Must hold a Utah learner permit for a minimum of 90 days and have completed 40 hours of practice driving (10 at night) or,
  • Complete an approved Driver Education Course in lieu of holding the learner permit and complete the 40 hour driving requirement;
  • Must pass driving skills test

NOTES:

  • Learner permits issued prior to July 1, 2012 will count towards the learner permit requirements
  • Regardless of when a learner permit was issued the driver will be given credit for time they have held a Utah learner permit only

 

[Last Update - Tuesday, 13-Aug-2013 12:32:54 MDT]