IN: 812.288.7211 VA: 804.515.0070


Richmond, VA

NOT accepting new registrations at this time.






Test Procedures

On the day of testing you must bring the following to the test site:

  • Photo Identification (DMV identification card, school identification card, valid passport or military identification).
  • Proof of completion of the online driver education course.
  • A completed “Parental Consent for Online Driver Education Examination” (DTS62), if you are under age 18.
  • Proof of completion of the additional 90-minute parent/teen course if you are under age 18 and live in Planning District 8 (counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William and Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park).
  • Always First Driving Academy will provide a computer for testing at their test center.

About Our Online Program

As approved by the State of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) teens can now take a self-paced, computer based online program that satisfies the classroom training as required by the DMV.  Here are the key points:

  • The program consists of at least 30 hours of instructions and includes components about alcohol safety, drug abuse awareness, aggressive driving, distracted driving, pedestrian and bicycle safety, handicapped parking, fuel efficient driving practices, motorcycle aware and organ and tissue donation awareness as required by law.
  • You must be at least 15 years and 6 months old to take the online driver education course. All individuals who elect to take the classroom component of the driver’s education course online must take the online course through a DMV licensed driver training school. Home-schooled students are exempt from this requirement.
  • In order to benefit from the course, you must be able to work independently and be comfortable with using a computer.


We are partnered with for the online program. They have been providing online driver education to students across the country for over 25 years.

General Information

Online Provider
283 4th Street, Suite 301
Oakland, CA 94607

24X7 Hotline Number

Virginia DMV

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 27412
Richmond, VA 23269

Toll-Free Number

Always First Driving Academy Testing Center

Always First Driving Academy
8754 Landmark Road
Richmond, VA 23228



Normal Business Hours
Monday – Friday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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