Permit Practice Tests (363 questions)
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in Illinois. Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.
Introduction to common road signs, lane markings, speed limits, traffic lights, sharing the road, child restraint systems, hand signals, and seatbelt usage.
Questions designed to test your knowledge of driving in poor weather conditions, phone usage, parking rules, lane changes, road signs, traffic signals, and blind spots.
Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.
This practice test will test your knowledge of various road signs and their meanings. Learn how to identify road signs by shape and color.
35 random questions
Simulate test day with this practice test. Random questions generated from a huge database. No explanations. New questions with every attempt.
Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test. Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category. Perfect for the day before the exam.
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Illinois Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your IL Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Illinois?
In Illinois, to apply for a Learner’s Permit you must be at least 15 years old and you must be enrolled in a driver’s education program.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
To receive a Learner’s Permit you must have written consent of a parent or legal guardian, you must be enrolled in an approved driver education program and you must pass a written knowledge test and a vision test.
How many questions are on the Illinois permit test?
The test has 35 questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 28 questions correctly to pass.
How should I prepare for the Illinois permit test?
The key to passing quickly and receiving your learner’s permit as soon as possible is to study effectively. One of the best ways to study for the exam is to take multiple online practice exams containing real sample questions from the written knowledge test. Click on the link to test your driving knowledge by taking an Illinois practice permit test.
Where do I take the Illinois permit test?
Licensing drivers in Illinois is handled by the Illinois Secretary of State Office (ISSO). To find a driver testing facility near you, visit https://www.ilsos.gov/facilities/facilitylist.html.
How much does the Illinois permit test cost?
There is a $20 fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You will need to visit the local driver testing office with a parent or guardian and provide the appropriate documentation to prove age, name, residency and driver education enrollment. Then you will need to pass the written knowledge test and a vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.