IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS- PLEASE READ NEW IMPORTANT STATE LAW

All applicants applying for a license for the first time (TEENS AND ADULTS) must get a Temporary Instruction Permit. 

It is HIGHLY recommended to visit the below website, (Express Lane) for updates on OMV offices that are OPEN and or CLOSED before going to get a TIP Card.

 

                                                    WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO STAR DRIVING ACADEMY

18 and older (14 HOUR Pre-Licensing Course)

  • Louisiana Temporary Instruction Permit Card

17 and under (38 HOUR Driver Education Course)

  • Louisiana Temporary Instruction Permit Card

  • Original Birth Certificate

  • Legal Custodial Parent/Guardian's Driver's License or State ID

  • Original or court certified custody papers (ONLY for minors if parent not listed on birth certificate signs student up for class)

 

ROAD SKILLS TEST

See Services-Pricing tab for more details.  Acceptable payments for this test are Cash or Money Order ONLY.

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY

Deposits and payments are non-refundable.  Students may reschedule another class date if the student is unable to attend the original class date or if the class has to be canceled beyond our control. (Students must use the deposit or payment within 180 days after this time, the deposit or payment is non-refundable) It is highly recommended to only pay the deposit and pay the balance in full on the first day of class.  

NO CALL/NO SHOW-Student deposits and or payments will be forfeited if student registers and pays for a class and does not call or show up for the class within a reasonable time frame. 

PROMOTIONS / DISCOUNTS

If you receive a promotional discount for any course, or have a coupon, please submit deposit fee online and pay remaining balance before class begins.

GRADING POLICY / REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING COURSE CREDIT

Students are expected to obtain a passing score of at least an 80 percent on the DMV written exam and at least a 70 percent on the behind the wheel driving assessment.

COURSE DURATION REQUIREMENT

Per State regulations, Once a student completes the classroom portion of the course, students have 120 days for teens (ages 15-17) and 90 days for adults (ages 18 & above) to complete the 8 hours of driving instruction for the program.  If the course program is not completed during the allowed time frame, at no fault of Star Driving Academy, the student will have to repeat the course and pay the course fee. If a student missed a drive session, it is the student's responsibility to call to receive the driving hours missed.  

ADDITIONAL DRIVING OPPORTUNITY

Students may pay for an additional 2 hour drive session at $100 for each additional 2 hr session. Or student may pay for an additional 8 hours of behind the wheel practice at $300.

DISABLED STUDENTS

Students with hearing, speech, or learning disabilities should notify Star Driving Academy prior to enrolling and will be eligible for alternative teaching and testing techniques.

GRIEVANCES

It is the policy of Star Driving Academy to handle all grievances in an amicable manner; therefore, we ask that all complaints be addressed to Star Driving Academy.  In the rare event that we are unable to handle your grievance, you may forward your grievance to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services, Office of Motor Vehicles, Attn: Training and Certification Unit, P.O. Box 64886, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-4866

DEPOSITS/PAYMENT INFO FOR COURSES

Deposits are applied to the total balance of the student’s selected course.

Acceptable forms of payment: Cash, Money Order OR Debit/Credit Card

FYI: A 3% credit card processing fee will be added to each ONLINE debit/credit card transaction. 

 

DEPOSITS ARE ACCEPTED IN PERSON OR ONLINE.  REMAINING BALANCE PAYMENTS SHALL BE MADE ONLINE OR IN PERSON ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.  STUDENTS OR PARENTS WHO ELECT TO PAY IN FULL BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS MAY DO SO ONLINE ONLY.

Policies and Disclaimers

*DISCLAIMERS

Completion of any course at Star Driving Academy does not guarantee that a driver’s license will be awarded to a student nor will this course count for any school credit. Students may qualify for a discount on auto insurance premiums; contact your agent for details.