Military Families and Driver Education
Q. We are a military family, and I don’t have a Virginia driver’s license. Can I teach my child to drive?
A. Military homeschooling families in Virginia teaching driver education do not need to obtain a Virginia driver’s license if their current license is valid. Homeschool families can teach the behind-the-wheel portion of driver’s education;The DMV form requires resident families’ parents to hold a valid Virginia driver’s license.
Military families should fill out the form with the information from their current license and write a cover letter explaining they are military. They should include any additional information from their current valid state license. Mail the information and the other required documents for behind-the-wheel training to the main DMV office in Richmond as described on our website for driver’s education.
DO NOT take the forms or letters to a local DMV. They have no authority to make exceptions. It should take one to three weeks to process.
If you are denied, please contact HEAV at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Director of Homeschool Support and Government Affairs