Permit Practice Tests (358 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
0618 random QDOT Test Simulator84% needed to pass; 3 mistakes allowed
07Q 211-358Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
Pennsylvania Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your PA Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Pennsylvania?
You can apply for a Learner’s Permit at age 16.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
To receive your Learner’s Permit, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. Once you receive your permit and begin practicing driving, you must have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old or a parent or guardian who is at least 18 seated in the front seat with you at all times.
How many questions are on the Pennsylvania permit test?
The test has 18 questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 15 questions correctly to pass.
How should I prepare for the Pennsylvania permit test?
We encourage you to study for the test to ensure you receive your Learner’s Permit as quickly as possible. One effective way to study is to complete online practice exams that feature real sample questions from the test. To test your current driving knowledge click on the following link to take a Pennsylvania practice permit test.
Where do I take the Pennsylvania permit test?
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Driver and Vehicle Services Program is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://www.dmv.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx/ to find an office near you.
How much does the Pennsylvania permit test cost?
A fee of $24.50 covers the initial permit and a subsequent four-year license.
What can I expect on test day?
In addition to having to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test, you will have to show a completed medical clearance form. Also, plan to have a parent or guardian accompany you to the driver license office and be sure to bring all the necessary identification.