Road to License
If you need to know how to get your first teenage Indiana driver's license, look no further than here! Following are the steps you need to take to get licensed in Indiana:
Complete a Driver's Education course approved by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI). ). If you are at least 15 years old, you can enroll in our program, IndianaTeenDriving.com. All you need to do is complete all the chapters and pass the final examination.
Enroll in a behind-the-wheel driver training program. In addition to our online teen drivers ed course, you will need to enroll in a driver training program in order to get a learner's permit if you are under 16.
Apply for your learner's permit. Once you have enrolled in a driver training program, you can go to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Be sure to bring the following with you to the BMV office (you will also need to pass a standard vision test):
Hold the permit and practice driving with supervision for 180 days. You must complete at least 50 hours of supervised driving, with 10 hours at night. The supervising driver must be a certified driving instructor or your parent or legal guardian if he or she is at least 21 years of age and has a valid Indiana driver's license. You can download a log of supervised driving from this LINK
Apply for your Indiana driver's license. If you have taken a BMV approved driver's education course, you are eligible to apply for a driver's license when you are 16 years and 180 days old. However, if you have not taken a BMV approved driver's education course, you must wait until you are 16 years and 270 days old to apply for a license. In either case, you must also meet the following criteria:
To obtain your driver's license, you must then pass the vision test, the written test and the road test.