Virginia Driver's License Requirements
Applicants less than 18 years old AND must be at least 16 years and three months old.
Practice driving with a learner’s permit for at least nine months.
Successfully complete an approved driver education program (classroom and in-car).
Have parent/guardian permission.
A parent/guardian must certify the applicant has driven a motor vehicle for 45 hours, at least 15 of which were after sunset.
Note: the 180-day provisional license issued by your in-car driver education teacher is a valid Virginia driver’s license when accompanied by a valid Virginia learner’s permit.