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Welcome! Driver’s education and the ever changing laws can be confusing, but at EXCEL driving Instruction, we strive to make it easier for you. With a convenient online classroom and six progressive behind-the-wheel driving lessons, we are here for you with any questions you may have. Once you are 15 years of age or older, you may start at any time by clicking the Apply for Admission button.

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  1. Click on Apply for Admission button on the menu above to get started.
  2. Once your application is accepted, pay your tuition online, by phone or in the office ($455 Visa/MasterCard). We will issue you your CDE to obtain your learner’s permit
  3. Once you have completed the online course, you will be able to schedule six behind-the-wheel driving lessons.

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Our System

  • Interactive online course
  • 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training
  • Tuition is $455 Visa/MasterCard
  • Our drives include residential streets, urban areas, rural highways, freeways, turning, parking
  • Located in Valparaiso, Indiana.
  • Also serving Michigan City, Indiana

At Excel we try and stay on the leading edge. That's why our classroom is online. We know that you have a busy schedule. Sports, clubs, and activities fill up a lot of your time.

We have a leading edge online classroom platform that will help you save your time.

  • Study at your convenience
  • Save trips to the classroom
  • Educational videos, sign identification
  • practice, and preparation for your state written exam
  • Accommodates busy family schedules
  • State approved course, powered by DrivingBrilliance.com
  • Access to computer and email required

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Our Goal

Welcome to EXCEL Driving Instruction, Inc. Our goal is to help new drivers in Northwest Indiana become competent behind the wheel, while practicing the habits needed for a lifetime of safe driving.

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Our School

Since 1999, EXCEL Driving Instruction has been the leading provider of first-rate, professional driving instruction for teens in Valparaiso and Michigan City, Indiana. Our instructors are accredited teachers who are certified in driver’s education and fully licensed by the State of Indiana's Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV)

We are located at 470 Vale Park Road, just north of the Valparaiso High School.

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Call us at 219-548-2788
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Frequently asked questions. You have questions. We have answers.

  • When do I get my CDE?
  • What are Indiana’s graduated driver license laws?
  • How do I get my permit?
  • What documents do I need to get my permit?
  • How do I get my driver’s license?
  • What is the BMV approved 'Bill of Rights and Code of Responsibilities for Driver Education Students'?
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