The online driver's manual course is an eight-hour course based on the Virginia Driver's Manual and is designed to better prepare individuals for the general knowledge test. The course must be completed in its entirety prior to the issuance of a certificate of completion.
To benefit from the re-examination online course, you must be able to work independently and be comfortable with using a computer.
You must have attempted and failed the knowledge test three (3) times.
You must be at least 15 years and 6 months old. If you are under age 18, you must present your driver education certificate of completion.
The certificate of completion will be electronically transmitted to all individuals upon successful completion of the course within 24 hours.
The DMV standardized certificate, "Online Driver's Manual Course Certificate of Completion (DTS 8E)" is the only document that will be accepted by the Department and the Courts as proof of completion of an online driver's manual course.
Student identification will be verified throughout training and prior to taking the final test to ensure that the person taking the course is the same person taking the final test.
Complete the course at your own pace, but remember you must complete the course, including the final exam, by Friday, October 27, 2023.
Students having difficulties or experiencing problems can click here to contact us. Remember to provide your name, the course title, and a description of your issue.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training programs. If you have comments or concerns about this course, call the DMV toll-free number 1-877-885-5790.
Click the button below to pay for the course and receive access to the course website. When you gain access to the course website, click the Sign Up button to set up your student account and receive the Registration Completed Email.
Use the website link in your Registration Completed Email to log in and out of the course as needed.
Complete the course at your own pace, but remember you must complete the course by Friday, October 27, 2023.
If the certificate is presented to DMV, it must be printed on 8.5" x 11" plain white bonded paper. DMV will not accept certificates printed on color or specially designed paper or paper with any form of an advertisement on the front or back of the certificate. DMV will not accept any certificates that have been altered in any way. When we email your certificate, we will also send the printing instructions.
Yes. If you need the office to provide a copy of your certificate, call 757-926-5956 to schedule an appointment for pick up. You will still receive an emailed copy of the certificate.