Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)
01Q 1-40Permit Test 180% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
02Q 41-80Permit Test 280% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
03Q 81-120Permit Test 380% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
04Q 121-160Permit Test 480% needed to pass; 8 mistakes allowed
05Q 161-210Road Signs Test80% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
0650 random QMVD Test Simulator70% needed to pass; 15 mistakes allowed
07Q 211-360Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
New Mexico Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your NM Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in New Mexico?
You can apply for your Learner’s Permit at age 15.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
There are three main requirements for getting your New Mexico Learner’s Permit – 1. You must pass a written knowledge test. 2. You must pass a vision test. 3. You must be enrolled in a state approved driver education course that includes driving practice as well as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) education.
How many questions are on the New Mexico permit test?
The written knowledge test has 25 questions.
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 New Mexico permit test?
If you want to receive your Learner’s Permit as quickly as possible, we recommend studying for the test. In particular, we recommend that you take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the state exam. This has proven to be a very effective way to study. Simply click on the following link to take a New Mexico practice permit test now.
Where do I take the New Mexico permit test?
The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) licenses drivers. is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/maps-and-locations/ to find an MVD service provider near you.
How much does the New Mexico permit test cost?
There is a $10 permit fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You will need to provide proof residency and proof of identification. Then you will need to pass both the written knowledge test and the vision test in order to receive your Learner’s Permit.