Getting Your License
The more training you get, the better driver you’ll be.
What types of driving courses are offered?
Driver’s ed course – A state-approved, 30-hour classroom or Internet course.
Driver awareness program – A state-approved, 4-hour safety education class.
Behind-the-wheel training – A 6-hour vehicle course with a driving instructor.
For more about driving schools, permit applications and testing locations, go to the Colorado Department of Revenue Division of Motor Vehicles website.
Steps to getting your license
Remember: the training required before you can apply for a license depends on your age when starting the GDL process. Use the interactive tool below to guide you through each step in the process. For a complete overview of the GDL process, download the chart as a printable PDF.
Did you Know?
Teens that take behind-the-wheel training report that they are more confident drivers and are less likely to crash.