Ethio Star Driving School has successfully completed all the requirments and is certified by the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles as a third party road test examiner.

The requirements are the same, including when you are eligible to take the road test, the number of times you may take the test, vehicle requirements, cancellation policies and fees.

Important Information

All road tests start and end at the Deanwood DC-DMV 1421 Kenilworth Ave NE Washington, DC 20019 location.

Our third party examiners will follow the DC DMV approved test routes and use the same scoring sheet.

You cannot register for a Third party roadtest if you have had a behind-the-wheel driving lessons with our school. But you can reserve a car that fullfills all the requirements for a DC DMV or Third party road test for only $50.00
Please use the following link to reserve for a car. Reserve a car for road test now.

You will be required to demonestrate parallel parking skills during your upcoming road test with our school, so be sure to practice. Parallel parking is a necessary driving skill and is essential to protecting pedestrians, cyclists and the property of other drivers. It is important skill to learn and does require practice.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking your road test.


  • Third party road test without vehicle usage/ $100.00 $80.00
  • Third party road test with vehicle usage/ $165.00 $140.00

Hours of Operation

Monday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Friday 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Discount Information

15% off for police officers, members of the military and their immediate families if you use the driving school's vehicle for a third party road test.
This offer applies only for a regular-priced services.

15% off for all college students when you use the driving school's vehicle for a third party road test.
This offer applies only for a regular-priced services.

Special Discount

$100.00 $80.00 Special Fall discount for a third party road test only

$165.00 $140.00 Special Fall discount for third party road test with the driving school's car usage

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Terms and Conditions

Thank you for choosing Ethio Star Driving School to conduct your road test on behalf of DC DMV.


  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before your appointment time at Deanwood DC-DMV located at 1421 Kenilworth Ave NE, Washington DC 20019.
  • Bring your valid learners permit.
  • If you are using your own vehicle for road test:- 
          - be accompanied by a licensed driver 21 years or older.

          - bring a valid registration and proof of insurance.

          - the vehicle must fulfill the DC DMV vehicle requirement for the road test.

  • If you are under 21 years old:-
          -   you must have held a valid Learner Permit for at least 6 months in order to take the road test.

          -   bring your 40 hours Certification of Eligibility for Provisional License Form.

  • This payment is not a guarantee of passing your road test.
  • If you have a road skill test appointment with the DC DMV for another day, cancel it ahead of time otherwise It will be cancelled by the driving school to schedule this appointment.The school will not be responsible for any DC DMV late cancelation fee.
  • Payment for driving license will be collected by the DC-DMV.
  • If you do not pass your road test today, you must wait 72 hours (three days) before you are eligible to retake the test.
  • If you have had behind the wheel  driving lessons with our driving school, you cannot register for this service.
  • If you have learner permit and drive yourself to the road test facility without being accompanied by a licensed driver, you will not allowed to take your road test for 6 months.
  • Ethio Star Driving School will issue a refund if a student cancel a scheduled road test 24 hours before the appointment time.
  •  3% processing fee will be applied to process any refund.
  • Your account is active for three years from the 1st date of payment.The school will not be responsible for any unused road test appointment or refund after that.
  • If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, you must cancel or reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. A $30 no cancelation or rescheduling fee will be charged to customers not complying with this policy.
If you have any concerns about the services provided by the road test Examiner, please contact our driving school or the DC DMV directly.

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