Wisconsin DMV Test Prep
Use the following WI(Wisconsin) 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 Wisconsin.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE WI permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to WI.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE WI 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 WI 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 WI 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 WI 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 WI permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE WI 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 WI 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 WI 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 WI permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your WI License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Wisconsin?
In Wisconsin, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 15.5.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Wisconsin?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Wisconsin, you will need to have:
- Proof of Name and Date of Birth
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship
- Proof of Identity
- Proof of Residency
- Proof of Insurance
- Proof of Enrollment in Drivers Education (if under 18)
How do I contact my nearest Wisconsin DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Wisconsin DMV offices. Here’s a list of Wisconsin DMV offices.
Getting Ready for Your WI Permit Test
On the Wisconsin permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Wisconsin state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin permit test?
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Wisconsin learner’s permit?
- If you are under 18, you must be enrolled in or have completed an approved driver’s ed course which consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training and 6 hours of in-car observation.
Is there a mobile Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin DMV Test?
The Wisconsin permit test consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Wisconsin DMV Test?
You must score 40 out of 50 questions correctly to pass the Wisconsin permit test.
Taking Your WI Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Wisconsin?
To sign up for your permit test in Wisconsin, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Wisconsin?
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 Wisconsin permit test?
To pass your Wisconsin permit test, you are expected to know Wisconsin traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Wisconsin 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 50 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 Wisconsin permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You may take it again the next day. You have 5 chances inside of a one year period to pass. After that, you will need DMV approval before taking it again.
I passed my Wisconsin permit test! Now what?
If you are 18 years old or older, you must hold your learner’s permit for at least a week.
If you are under 18 years old, you must hold your permit for at least 6 months. During that time you must also complete driver’s education and get at least 30 hours of behind the wheel training.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least a week if you are at least 18 years old before you could take your road test. If you are under 18, you must wait at least 6 months.
During this time period, teens under 18 must complete driver’s education and get at least 30 hours of behind-the-wheel training.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Wisconsin with a learner's permit?
You must have a licensed driver age 21 or older who has held their license for at least 2 years accompanying you when you’re driving with a permit.
New to Wisconsin
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Wisconsin from another state？
Usually, no road test is required if you have a valid driver’s license. However, that is up to the discretion of the examiner.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Wisconsin?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Wisconsin. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Wisconsin.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Wisconsin?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Wisconsin, you should visit the Wisconsin DOT website.