This Step: Take Drivers Education
Take Drivers Education in Colorado
A) Enroll in a State-Approved Drivers Ed Course
The state requires teens 15 years old to 15 ½ years old to complete drivers ed before applying for a Driver Education Permit. The two other types of permits (Driver Awareness and Minor Instruction Permits) don't require drivers ed completion, but you must be a bit older to apply. If you are older than 15 ½, move on to Step 2.
Look online for a state-approved drivers program. To fulfill this requirement, you must complete a 30-hour classroom study course (either in person or online). Here you will learn about Colorado traffic laws, road signs, safe-driving practices and more.
- Enroll with a State Approved Online Provider -
- Or Select from A Local Provider -
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B) Get Course Completion Certification
Once you pass the classroom portion, have your instructor sign the Affidavit of Completion of A Driver Education Classroom Course. This is on the back of form DR2460 (Affidavit of Liability Guardianship), which is also required when you apply for your Driver's Education Permit.