Permit Practice Tests (362 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 121-162Permit Test 480% needed to pass; 9 mistakes allowed
05Q 163-212Road Signs Test80% needed to pass; 10 mistakes allowed
0635 random QDMV Test Simulator86% needed to pass; 5 mistakes allowed
07Q 213-362Mega Test80% needed to pass; 30 mistakes allowed
Virginia Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your VA Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Virginia?
Teens in Virginia can apply for a Learner’s Permit when they are 15½ years old.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
In addition to having a parent or guardian sign your application form, you will need to pass a written driver’s knowledge test. Upon receipt of your Learner’s Permit, you will be required to have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old seated in the front seat with you when you drive.
How many questions are on the Virginia permit test?
The test has 10 road sign questions and 25 general questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer all 10 sign questions correctly and at least 20 of the general questions correctly to pass.
How should I prepare for the Virginia permit test?
To ensure you receive your learner’s permit as fast as possible, we recommend that you study for the test. Taking online practice exams that include real sample questions from the state exam is one of the best ways to study. You can take a Virginia practice permit test right now to test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the Virginia permit test?
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (VDMV) licenses drivers through its Driver Services Program. Visit https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/ to find an office near you.
How much does the Virginia permit test cost?
There is a one-time fee of $3 for a permit.
What can I expect on test day?
A parent or guardian will need to accompany you to the DMV office or you will need their notarized signature on your application. After providing proper identification, you will need to pass the written knowledge test to receiver your Learner’s Permit.