Delaware DMV Practice Tests
Use the following DE (Delaware) DMV practice tests to study for your DMV permit test, driver’s license test, and/or senior citizens’ refresher test.
Depending on your study style, you can choose to study by individual topics, do a DMV permit test simulation, and/or challenge yourself to the ultimate DMV marathon test that includes all of the test questions for Delaware.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to DE.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about intersections, including right-of-ways, rules, sharing the road, etc.
How do you change lanes? Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about lane changes, including right-of-ways, blind spots, and the proper signals.
Traffic lights are signalling devices that control flows of traffic to promote safe driving. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about traffic lights and what they mean.
Traffic regulations are rules that you must follow to promote safe driving. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about regulations pertaining to your state.
Signalling is a way to communicate with other road users. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.
Speed limits are set to promote safe driving. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about the how fast you can drive on various roadways and in different areas of your state.
Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about traffic rules, safe practices, and how to share the road with other road users.
Do you know how to operate the lights on your vehicle? Take this FREE DE permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your DE License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Delaware?
In Delaware, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 16.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Delaware?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Delaware, you will need to have:
- Proof of Identity
- Proof of Social Security Number
- 2 Proofs of Residency
- Drivers education certificate (under age 18)
How do I contact my nearest Delaware DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Delaware DMV offices. Here’s a list of Delaware DMV offices.
Getting Ready for Your DE Permit Test
On the Delaware permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Delaware state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Delaware Driver’s Manual and cover a range of topics including vehicle safety responsibility, right-of-way, signals, signs, and markers, parking, stopping, and standing, alcohol and drug impact on the driving ability, and more. In addition to passing the written exam, you will also need to pass a vision screening.
What is the best way to study for the Delaware permit test?
Although the DE driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Delaware permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE DE DMV Practice Tests contain questions that are 100% accurate and based on the driver’s manual. We break down the topics into 13 easy to understand practice tests. Focus on road signs, speeding limits, traffic violations, defensive driving techniques and proper yielding situations. And whenever you answer a question, you tell you WHY on the spot so you won’t make the same mistake again. When you done studying the individual topics, take our FREE DE DMV marathon test and DE DMV permit test simulator to assess your readiness for the real test. Remember, you can take our prep tests as many times as you want until you are 100% ready.
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Delaware learner’s permit?
Yes if driver is under 18 then the driver must take a driver’s education course. Drivers who are 18 years or older do not need to complete driver’s ed.
Is there a mobile Delaware DMV Practice Test app for my iPhone/iPad and/or android device(s)?
Yes, there is. In fact, our FREE DMV Practice Test app (DMV Hub) has over 2 million downloads to date. We make passing the DMV permit test even easier with features like smart timer and in-app analytical tools that tell you if you are ready to take the real test or not. You can download our app from the App Store or Google Play.
How many questions are on the Delaware DMV Test?
The Delaware permit test is consisted of 25 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Delaware DMV Test?
You must score 20 out of 25 questions correctly to pass the Connecticut permit test.
Taking Your DE Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Delaware?
To sign up for your permit test in Delaware, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Delaware?
It doesn’t matter which DMV office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DMV office nearest to them. To find out where the DMV offices are located at, visit the DMV Offices page.
How do I pass the Delaware permit test?
To pass your Delaware permit test, you are expected to know Delaware traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Delaware Driver’s License manual, which is what our FREE DMV practice test questions are based on. Subjects will cover sharing the road, meaning of road signs, navigating Intersections, speeding consequences, drinking and driving laws.
There are 25 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 80% in order to pass. Remember, You are NOT allowed to use the driver’s handbook during your permit test. You are being tested on your ability to recall the rules of the road. Prepare yourself before you go in and you will see that you can do well without the manual.
I failed my Delaware permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You must wait at least 10 days before taking it again.
I passed my Delaware permit test! Now what?
Congratulations! If you are over 18 years old, you must wait at least 10 days to take your road test. If you are under 18 years old, your permit will automatically become a valid license once you’ve held your permit for 12 months.
When can I take my road test?
If you are over 18 years old, you must wait at least 10 days to take your road test. If you are under 18 years old, your permit will automatically become a valid license once you’ve held your permit for 12 months.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Delaware with a learner's permit?
In the first 12 months, only an adult supervisor and one other passenger are to ride in the vehicle during the first 12 months. For six months, they must be supervised at all times. After six months they may drive unsupervised between 6 am and 10 pm. Between 10 pm and 6 am, the driver must be driven under adult supervision.
New to Delaware
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Delaware from another state？
Usually no road test is required as long as your out-of-state license is valid. You will only have to take an eye exam.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Delaware?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Delaware. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Delaware.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Delaware?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Connecticut, you should visit the Delaware DMV website.