Permit Practice Tests (368 questions)
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in New Hampshire. 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.
40 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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New Hampshire Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your NH Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in New Hampshire?
At age 16, New Hampshire teen drivers can apply for a youth operator license.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
While the state does not issue Learner’s Permits, teen drivers who are at least 16 years of age and who have completed an approved driver education course and accumulated 40 hours of driving practice can apply for a youth operator license. To receive this license, you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test.
How many questions are on the New Hampshire permit test?
There are 20 general questions and 10 road sign questions for a total of 30 questions in all.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
At must answer at least 16 of the 20 general questions and at least 9 out of the 10 road sign questions to pass.
How should I prepare for the New Hampshire permit test?
To ensure that you receive your learner’s permit as soon as possible, you are encouraged to study for the written knowledge test. One of the best ways to study for the test is to take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the state exam. Click on the link to take a New Hampshire practice permit test and test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the New Hampshire permit test?
The New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://www.dmv.nh.gov/ to find a local office.
How much does the New Hampshire permit test cost?
There is a $50 fee.
What can I expect on test day?
To apply for a youth operator license, you will need to bring a completed application, proof of identity, a driver education completion certificate, a parent or guardian authorization certificate and a log sheet. You will also need to pass a written knowledge test, a vision test and a road test. An appointment is required for the road test, however, you cannot schedule the appointment until you have already passed the written test and the vision test.