NH Permit Practice Test
Based on the 2023 NH DMV Manual
Permit Practice Tests (368 questions)
01Q 1-41Permit Test 180% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
02Q 42-82Permit Test 280% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
03Q 83-123Permit Test 380% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
04Q 124-164Permit Test 480% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
05Q 165-214Road Signs Test80% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
0640 random QDMV Test Simulator80% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
07Q 215-368Mega Test80% needed to pass; 31 mistakes allowed
New Hampshire Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your NH Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in New Hampshire?
At age 16, New Hampshire teen drivers can apply for a youth operator license.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
While the state does not issue Learner’s Permits, teen drivers who are at least 16 years of age and who have completed an approved driver education course and accumulated 40 hours of driving practice can apply for a youth operator license. To receive this license, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test.
How many questions are on the New Hampshire permit test?
There are 20 general questions and 10 road sign questions for a total of 30 questions in all.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
At must answer at least 16 of the 20 general questions and at least 9 out of the 10 road sign questions to pass.
How should I prepare for the New Hampshire 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 state exam. Click on the link to take a New Hampshire practice permit test and test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the New Hampshire permit test?
The New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://www.dmv.nh.gov/ to find a local office.
How much does the New Hampshire permit test cost?
There is a $50 fee.
What can I expect on test day?
To apply for a youth operator license, you will need to bring a completed application, proof of identity, a driver education completion certificate, a parent or guardian authorization certificate and a log sheet. You will also need to pass a written knowledge test, a vision test and a road test. An appointment is required for the road test, however, you cannot schedule the appointment until you have already passed the written test and the vision test.