Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in New Mexico. 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.
50 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 Mexico Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your NM Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in New Mexico?
You can apply for your Learner’s Permit at age 15.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
There are three main requirements for getting your New Mexico Learner’s Permit – 1. You must pass a written knowledge test. 2. You must pass a vision test. 3. You must be enrolled in a state approved driver education course that includes driving practice as well as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) education.
How many questions are on the New Mexico permit test?
The written knowledge test has 25 questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 18 questions correctly to pass.
How should I prepare for the New Mexico permit test?
If you want to receive your Learner’s Permit as quickly as possible, we recommend studying for the test. In particular, we recommend that you take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the state exam. This has proven to be a very effective way to study. Simply click on the following link to take a New Mexico practice permit test now.
Where do I take the New Mexico permit test?
The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) licenses drivers. is responsible for licensing drivers. Visit https://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/maps-and-locations/ to find an MVD service provider near you.
How much does the New Mexico permit test cost?
There is a $10 permit fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You will need to provide proof residency and proof of identification. Then you will need to pass both the written knowledge test and the vision test in order to receive your Learner’s Permit.