KY Permit Practice Test

Based on the 2022 KY KSP Manual

Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)

Kentucky Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your KY Permit

When can I apply for a learner's permit in Kentucky?

You can apply for a Learner’s Permit in the state of Kentucky when you are 16 years old.

What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?

You must submit proper identification and then pass a written driver’s test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.

How many questions are on the Kentucky permit test?

The Kentucky written test contains 10 road sign questions and 30 general questions.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

You must answer at least 8 road sign and at least 24 general questions correctly to pass.

How should I prepare for the Kentucky permit test?

To ensure that you receive your Learner’s Permit as soon as possible, you are encouraged to study for the written knowledge test. One of the best ways to study for the test is to take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the exam. Click on the link to take a Kentucky practice permit test and test your driving knowledge.

Where do I take the Kentucky permit test?

The Kentucky Department of Transportation (KDOT) is responsible for licensing drivers through its Division of Drivers Licensing. Visit to find a location near you.

How much does the Kentucky permit test cost?

The fee is $12.

What can I expect on test day?

You and your parent or legal guardian must together visit the local licensing office. You should also bring your birth certificate, your Social Security card and a school attendance form. You will be required to pass the written knowledge test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.

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