MA Permit Practice Tests

Based on the 2024 MA DMV Manual

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Massachusetts Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your MA Permit

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

You can apply for a Learner’s Permit in Massachusetts at age 16.

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

You will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. You will also need to produce proper identification and you will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during your visit to the local Registry of Motor Vehicles office.

How many questions are on the Massachusetts permit test?

There are 25 questions on the written test.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

You must answer at least 18 questions correctly to pass.

How should I prepare for the Massachusetts permit test?

Taking online practice exams that feature real sample questions from the state test is one of the very best ways to prepare for the exam. To test your current driving knowledge, take one of our Massachusetts practice permit test now.

Where do I take the Massachusetts permit test?

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is responsible for administering the tests and licensing drivers. Visit to find an office near you.

How much does the Massachusetts permit test cost?

There is a $30 fee.

What can I expect on test day?

To receive your permit, you will need to visit the local RMV office with a parent or guardian and you will need to bring proper identification to prove your age, identity and residency. Then you will need to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test.

Massachusetts is rich in historical landmarks, idyllic beaches, and world famous seafood. While Massachusetts is the 7th smallest state in the union, the Bay State offers beautiful landscapes and 77,380 miles of road just waiting to be driven. Regardless of your destination, you will need to get your driver’s license first. Every resident of the state of Massachusetts is required to pass a written test to become a licensed driver. More commonly known as the Massachusetts permit test, this exam will test your knowledge of the rules of the road and road signs. With over half of all applicants failing the exam, it’s essential that you prepare before making an appointment at your local RMV office. Fortunately, we’ve put together a bundle of resources specifically designed to prepare you for the test. Prepare now with our Massachusetts permit practice tests. Build confidence and boost your score with questions just like the real thing. Start preparing now.

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