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7 Steps for Navigating the Texas DPS

How can you figure out which DPS office to visit? What documents should you bring when you visit the office? How can you make the visit as short as possible? What’s the process for applying for your permit or license? Don’t worry! Here at the National Highway Safety Administration, we make it easy for you to navigate the DPS system in Texas. That way you can quickly and efficiently get your Texas learner’s permit and driver license as well as take care of other driving-related concerns.

What is the Purpose of the Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course?

Are you going to get your license for the first time in Texas? Are you under the age of 18? If so, our Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course (ITDE) is just what you need! In Texas, all teens under the age of 18 have to take a driver education course that is approved by the state. Students aged 14-17 can take this Texas Instructor Taught Driver Education Course. The online instruction part, which lasts 32 hours, is complemented by behind-the-wheel training done by a certified instructor from a local driving school. If you’d prefer to have your parent step in as the instructor, take a look at our Parent Taught Driver Education Course .




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