OH Permit Practice Test
Based on the 2023 OH BMV Manual
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
0640 random QBMV Test Simulator75% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
07Q 211-360Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
Ohio Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your OH Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Ohio?
When you are 15½ years old you can apply for a temporary instruction permit.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
To receive your Learner’s Permit, you will be required to pass a written knowledge test covering Ohio traffic laws and signs as well as basic vehicle safety and operational issues. You must also pass a vision test.
How many questions are on the Ohio permit test?
There are 20 general questions and 20 road sign questions on the test.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 15 out of the 20 questions in each section correctly in order to pass.
How should I prepare for the Ohio permit test?
To ensure that you are prepared for the test and that you pass and receive your Learner’s Permit as fast as possible, we encourage you to study thoroughly. One effective way to study for the test is to take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the test. Click on the link to take an Ohio practice permit test and test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the Ohio permit test?
The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver Services Program licenses drivers in the state of Ohio. Visit https://www.bmv.ohio.gov/ to find an office near you.
How much does the Ohio permit test cost?
There is a $22 permit fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You will need to visit the local driver’s license office with a parent or guardian. Be sure to bring proper identification. Once you have established your age, identity and residence you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. Upon passing these tests you will receive a confirmation number that you can take to a BMV office to receive your Learner’s Permit.