SC Permit Practice Test
Based on the 2023 SC DMV 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
0630 random QDMV Test Simulator80% needed to pass; 6 mistakes allowed
07Q 211-360Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
South Carolina Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your SC Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in South Carolina?
You can apply at age 15.
What are the requirements to get my 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 with at least one year of driving experience seated in the front seat with you at all times.
How many questions are on the South Carolina permit test?
The test has 30 questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 24 questions correctly in order to pass.
How should I prepare for the South Carolina permit test?
To receive your Learner’s Permit quickly and with as little hassle as possible, we encourage you to study for the test. One effective way to study for the test is to complete online practice exams that boast real sample questions. Test your current driving knowledge now by clicking on the following link to take a South Carolina practice permit test.
Where do I take the South Carolina permit test?
The South Carolina Department of Transportation’s Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) licenses drivers in the state. Visit https://www.scdmvonline.com/Locations to locate an office near you.
How much does the South Carolina permit test cost?
Fees total $4.50.
What can I expect on test day?
Plan to have a parent or guardian accompany you to the DMV office. Also, be sure to bring proper identification. You will need to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.