MT Permit Practice Test

Based on the 2024 MT MVD Manual

Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)

Montana Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your MT Permit

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

You can apply for a Learner’s Permit at age 16. You can also apply for a permit at age 14½ if you are enrolled in a state approved driver education program.

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

To receive a Traffic Education Learners’ License (TELL) you must be at least 16 and you must pass a written driver’s knowledge test. You also must pass the state’s medical requirements.

How many questions are on the Montana permit test?

There are 33 questions on the written knowledge test.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

To pass, you must answer at least 27 questions correctly.

How should I prepare for the Montana permit test?

To ensure you receive your Learner’s Permit as soon as possible, we recommend you study for the test. One of the best ways to study is to take multiple online practice exams that boast real sample questions from the state’s written driving exam. Click on the following link to test your current driving knowledge by taking an actual Montana practice permit test.

Where do I take the Montana permit test?

The Montana Department of Justice (DoJ) licenses drivers in the state. Visit to find an office near you.

How much does the Montana permit test cost?

Fees are based on age and currently range from $35.50 to $5.50.

What can I expect on test day?

You and a parent or guardian will need to visit the local driver exam office together. Also be sure to bring proof of age, residency and identity. You will also need to pass a written knowledge test and pass the state’s medical requirements.

Want to hike through the meadows of Glacier National Park? What about skiing down the slopes of Whitehead Mountain? Maybe you just want to get to school or work faster. No matter the occasion, you will need a driver’s license to get around Big Sky Country. The first step towards navigating Montana’s wide, open roads is obtaining your learner’s permit. If you are at least 15 years old, you are eligible to take the written test required for your learner’s permit at your local Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office. Interested in taking the permit test? You’ll need to master the rules of the road in order to pass. This includes everything from defensive driving techniques to traffic laws. Use our Montana permit practice tests to get in shape for test day. Our MT permit practice tests are designed to simulate the actual test. Let us assist you in becoming a safe, successful driver in Montana.

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