Select Your Free 2024 NH Permit Practice Test to Get Started

Select Your <strong>Free 2024 NH Permit Practice Test</strong> to Get Started
New Hampshire can boast as one of the top states for drivers. Whether you want to take a scenic picturesque drive along historic country roads or attend a racing event at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the Granite State has to offer. Regardless of your destination, you will need to get first get a driver’s license. Teenage drivers in New Hampshire can begin the process at 15 and 6 months old while accompanied with a licensed adult 25 years of age older. At 16 you can apply for your Youth Operator License by completing a driver’s education course and passing a written test on the rules of the road. More commonly known as the permit test, this exam has a high failure rate so it’s vital you prepare first. Prepare the smart way with our New Hampshire permit practice tests.. The practice tests will help you identify any gaps in your knowledge as well as help you become familiar with the structure and format of the real exam. Practice tests are proven to not only boost confidence but scores as well.

Permit Practice Tests (368 questions)

  • Questions 1-41
    Permit Test 1

    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.

  • Questions 42-82
    Permit Test 2

    Introduction to common road signs, lane markings, speed limits, traffic lights, sharing the road, child restraint systems, hand signals, and seatbelt usage.

  • Questions 83-123
    Permit Test 3

    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.

  • Questions 124-164
    Permit Test 4

    Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.

  • Questions 165-214
    Road Signs Test

    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
    DMV Test Simulator

    Simulate test day with this practice test.  Random questions generated from a huge database.  No explanations.  New questions with every attempt.

  • Questions 215-368
    Mega Test

    Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test.  Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category.  Perfect for the day before the exam.

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 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.