IA Permit Practice Test
Based on the 2023 IA DOT Manual
Permit Practice Tests (376 questions)
01Q 1-42Permit Test 180% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
02Q 43-84Permit Test 280% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
03Q 85-126Permit Test 380% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
04Q 127-168Permit Test 480% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
05Q 169-218Road Signs Test80% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
0635 random QDOT Test Simulator80% needed to pass; 7 mistakes allowed
07Q 219-376Mega Test80% needed to pass; 32 mistakes allowed
Iowa Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your IA Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Iowa?
In Iowa, you can apply for a Learner’s Permit after turning 14 years of age.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
After a parent or legal guardian signs your application, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.
How many questions are on the Iowa permit test?
There are 35 questions on the test.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
The number that must be answered correctly can vary and will be indicated on the test you receive.
How should I prepare for the Iowa permit test?
To ensure you receive your learner’s permit as soon as possible, you should study for the exam. One of the best ways to study is to take multiple online practice exams containing real sample questions from the written knowledge test. Click on the link to test your driving knowledge today by taking an Iowa practice permit test.
Where do I take the Iowa permit test?
The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://iowadot.gov/mvd/iowa-dot-locations to find an office near you.
How much does the Iowa permit test cost?
The fee is $6.
What can I expect on test day?
Plan to visit the local driver testing office with proper identification and a parent or guardian who will need to sign your application. While at the office you will also need to pass the written knowledge test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.