Maryland DMV Test Prep
Use the following MD(Maryland) 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 Maryland.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE MD permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to MD.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE MD 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 MD 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 MD 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 MD 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 MD permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE MD permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.
Symbols and colors can tell you a lot. Take this FREE MD permit practice test to learn all about traffic symbols, including where they are used and how to interpret them.
Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE MD 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 MD permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your MD License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Maryland?
In Maryland, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 15 and 9 months.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Maryland?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Maryland, you will need to have:
- Proof of age and identity,
- Proof of lawful status
- Proof of social security number or proof of ineligibility
- Proof of Maryland residence
- Proof of Learner’s Permit School Attendance Form (if under 16)
How do I contact my nearest Maryland MVA office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Maryland MVA offices. Here’s a list of Maryland MVA offices.
Getting Ready for Your MD Permit Test
On the Maryland permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Maryland state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Maryland 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 Maryland permit test?
Although the MD driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Maryland permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE MD 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 MD DMV marathon test and MD 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 Maryland learner’s permit?
Driver’s education is not necessary to obtain a learner’s permit in Maryland.
Is there a mobile Maryland MVA 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 Maryland MVA Test?
The Maryland permit test consists of 25 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Maryland MVA Test?
You must score 17 out of 20 questions correctly to pass the Maryland permit test.
Taking Your MD Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Maryland?
To sign up for your permit test in Maryland, simply find a local MVA office when you’re ready to apply.
Which MVA office should I go to take my permit test in Maryland?
It doesn’t matter which MVA office you go to, but most people choose to go to a MVA office nearest to them. To find out where the MVA offices are located at, visit the MVA Offices page.
How do I pass the Maryland permit test?
To pass your Maryland permit test, you are expected to know Maryland traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Maryland 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 20 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 85% 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 Maryland permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit. You should be able to take it again the next business day.
I passed my Maryland permit test! Now what?
You must hold your permit for at least 9 months and complete driver’s education which consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction and training. You must also log in at least 60 hours of driving practice.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 9 months to get your driver’s license. During that time you should complete driver’s education which consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction and training. You should also log at least 60 hours of driving practice.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Maryland with a learner's permit?
While driving with a learner’s permit, you must be accompanied by a supervising licensed driver who is a parent/guardian or a mentor who is 21 years or older and has held a valid license for at least 3 years.
New to Maryland
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Maryland from another state？
Usually no road test is required. However, you will need to pass a vision test in order to get your Maryland license.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Maryland?
No, you may not drive with your out-of-state learner’s permit in Maryland.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Maryland?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Maryland, you should visit the Maryland MVA website.