Pennsylvania DMV Test Prep
Use the following PA(Pennsylvania) 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 Pennsylvania.
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Pennsylvania, you will need to have:
- Form DL 180 “Medical Qualification Certificate”
- Form DL 180TD (If under 18) Completed by a parent, legal guardian or spouse who is 18 or older.
- Proofs of identity such as a birth certificate, US passport, certificate of US citizenship or certificate of naturalization. The documents you need are also listed on the opposite side of Form DL 180.
- If you are 18 or older –Two proofs of residency such as a utility bill, W-2, tax records, current weapons permit, mortgage documents, lease agreement or any document listed on the opposite side of Form DL 180.
- Social Security Card
- Check or Money Order for $34.50
How do I contact my nearest Pennsylvania DOT office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Pennsylvania DOT offices. Here’s a list of Pennsylvania DOT offices.
On the Pennsylvania permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Pennsylvania state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania permit test?
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Pennsylvania learner’s permit?
- If you are 16 or under, you need 30 hours of classroom training either in a classroom or online and 6 hours of behind the wheel training.
- If you’re 17 or over, you do not need to complete driver’s education.
Is there a mobile Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania DMV Test?
The Pennsylvania permit test consists of 18 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Pennsylvania DMV Test?
You must score 15 out of 18 questions correctly to pass the Pennsylvania permit test.
How do I sign up for my permit test in Pennsylvania?
Which DOT office should I go to take my permit test in Pennsylvania?
How do I pass the Pennsylvania permit test?
There are 18 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 83% 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 Pennsylvania permit test, what should I do?
I passed my Pennsylvania permit test! Now what?
You must wait at least 6 months before you can take you road test. During that time period, you must get at least 65 hours of supervised driving training.
When can I take my road test?
During this time period, you must get at least 65 hours of supervised driving training with a licensed driver who is age 21 or older.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Pennsylvania with a learner's permit?
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Pennsylvania from another state？
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Pennsylvania?
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Pennsylvania?