Florida Driver Licensing Checklist (print)
[✓] Age 14 ½ (minimum age for TLSAE)
Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE) course
Practice Permit Test (recommended!)
Driver's Permit Test Online
Age 15 (minimum age for learner's permit)
Go to your local DHSMV office to obtain learner's permit
• Persons with a learner's permit may only drive during daylight hours during the first three months, and until 10 p.m. thereafter, always with a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old occupying the front passenger seat.
Behind-the-wheel driver training (optional)
Parent-teen practice driving
  • • at least 50 hours
  • • at least 10 of which must be at night
  • Teach Your Teen to Drive…and stay alive is a fun and highly effective guide that helps parents to structure practice driving time and teach their teen to drive.
Age 16 (minimum age for license)
Held a learner's permit for at least on year without any traffic convictions
Go to your local DHSMV office to take the driving skills test
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  • 4-Hour BDI/TCAC Course
  • Online Permit Test
  • 12-Hour ADI Course

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