Earning Your Virginia Driver's License
In order to earn your Virginia driver’s license, the following requirements are to be met:
- Must be at least 16 years and three months old.
- Hold a learner’s permit for at least nine months.
- Successfully complete a state approved driver education program.
- Have parent/guardian permission.
- Parents must certify that their child has driven a motor vehicle for 45 hours, at least 15 of which were after sunset.
- The 180-day provisional license (TDL-180) is valid when accompanied by a valid Virginia learner’s permit.