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Driver Education Requirements

*17 years and under need to hold a learner permit for six months and complete a driver education course. (An equivalent out-of-state permit may be counted towards the time held requirement.)
*18 year olds do not need to hold their learner permit for any length of time, but need to complete a driver education course.
*19 years or older need to hold a Utah learner permit for 90 days, OR complete a driver education course to avoid having to carry a learner permit for 90 days.


APPROVED HOURS REQUIRED FOR UTAH:
30 Hours of Utah approved Online/Home Study course
27 Hours of High School Classroom Instruction
18 Hours if it is a Commercial/Private School
6 Hours of Behind the Wheel Instruction
6 Hours of Observation

If you took the Utah approved online/home study course from an approved and licensed Utah school, the information will be entered electronically and submitted onto your driving record.


OUT-OF-STATE-COURSES:
Out-of-state completion certificates must meet Utah’s required hours.  Most out-of-state certificates will not have the observation training listed as it is not required in some States.  If training is needed in order to be complete, you may make up the remaining hours at an approved Utah Driving Course. Certificates must be on letter head or have a State approved seal.

Out-of-state online or home study certificates will not be accepted.