Class E Driver License Road Test Information

Road Test –Reopening May 18
To protect our workforce and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Seminole County Tax Collector’s office is implementing a change to road testing. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has created a procedure for remote driving tests. The examiner will be outside the vehicle and the office will supply a hands-free device to the tester for the examiner to communicate instructions. Please be aware of the following requirements:

  • Tester is required to be a Seminole County Resident.
  • Tester must have an accompanying licensed driver 21 years or older in the seat closest to the driver in the vehicle unless you hold a valid license from another country. The accompanying driver may not be a driving school instructor.
  • Please visit to schedule an appointment.
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Schedule a Road Test

  • Current Vehicle Registration and Proof of Insurance must be presented before a road test is administered.
  • Required Road Test Documents and Vehicle Inspection Checklist
  • Renew your Class E Driver License Online
  • TTY road test applicants may make an appointment for special booking at 407-665-1000. Requests must be made at least three full business days before services are needed. TTY road test applicants will be issued 8:30 a.m. appointments.
  • Medical extended driving test or three crashes in three years driving test must call 407-665-7850 to make an appointment.
  • Interpreter driving test must call 407-665-7850 to make an appointment.
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for a Class E License (also known as an Intermediate License when you are under 18 years of age):
  • You must be at least 16 years of age to be eligible to take the Road Test.
    • If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must have held a Learner License for at least 1 year, conviction-free.
    • If you are 18 years old, it is not necessary to hold a Learner License for a year; however, you must have a valid driving record that shows you passed the exams required to obtain a Learner License to be eligible to take the road test, road signs and road rules).
  • Your parent, guardian, or another responsible adult 21 years old or older must be present with their identification to give their parental consent.
    • This person must be willing to assume the obligation imposed by s. 322.05(3) F.S. and they must verbally certify that you have had 50 hours of driving experience; 10 of which must include nighttime driving.
    • If such a person cannot be present for whatever reason, they must complete FORM HSMV 71143 and this form must be turned in with your application for a Class E License.
  • If you do not already have a Real ID Compliant Florida Learner License, you must present documents that establish your identity pursuant to the Real ID Act:
    • i.e. Birth certificate, proof of name change(s), U.S. Passport, Valid I-551/I-151 Permanent Resident Card, USCIS (INS) docs, Social Security Card,and two proofs of residential address).
    • Non-US Citizens must have at least 61 days remaining on their legal presence documentation.
  • You must take and pass the Class E Road Test. You may take this test at our Casselberry Branch Office only. Road tests are administered by appointment only.
  • You must pay $6.25 to upgrade your Learner License to a Class E License plus any exam retake fees.
    • If your Learner License is lost/stolen or you have changes to make to your personal information, you must pay $31.25 plus any exam retake fees.
      • A $10 fee is charged for each written exam retake and $20 for each road test retake.
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Exceptions to Parental Consent

  • If married or legally emancipated, you do not need parental consent to apply for a Learner License. You must submit an original/certified copy of your marriage certificate or "Emancipation of Minor Child" court order.
  • If you are 18 years old or older, you do not need parental consent to apply for a Learner License.
Restrictions Under Age 18

Class E (Intermediate) License Restrictions for Customers Under Age 18:

  • 16 years of Age: You can drive alone between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. All other times, you must be traveling to or from work or be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old.
  • 17 years of Age: You can drive alone between 5 a.m. and 1 a.m. All other times, you must be traveling to or from work or be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old.
  • Note: If 18 years of age or older, you have the option of completing the Learner License requirements and upgrading it to a Class E License without first being issued a Learner License. If you opt to do so, it must be completed in two steps. You would first be required to pass all written tests after which you would be able to schedule an appointment to take the road test.