Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)
Permit Test 1
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in Ohio. Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.
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.
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.
Permit Test 4
Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.
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
BMV Test Simulator
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.
Ohio BMV Handbook 2023
Get the latest (2023) official OH BMV Handbook.
Ohio Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your OH Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Ohio?
When you are 15½ years old you can apply for a temporary instruction permit.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
To receive your Learner’s Permit, you will be required to pass a written knowledge test covering Ohio traffic laws and signs as well as basic vehicle safety and operational issues. You must also pass a vision test.
How many questions are on the Ohio permit test?
There are 20 general questions and 20 road sign questions on the test.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 15 out of the 20 questions in each section correctly in order to pass.
How should I prepare for the Ohio permit test?
To ensure that you are prepared for the test and that you pass and receive your Learner’s Permit as fast as possible, we encourage you to study thoroughly. One effective way to study for the test is to take online practice exams that provide real sample questions from the test. Click on the link to take an Ohio practice permit test and test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the Ohio permit test?
The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver Services Program licenses drivers in the state of Ohio. Visit https://www.bmv.ohio.gov/ to find an office near you.
How much does the Ohio permit test cost?
There is a $22 permit fee.
What can I expect on test day?
You will need to visit the local driver’s license office with a parent or guardian. Be sure to bring proper identification. Once you have established your age, identity and residence you will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. Upon passing these tests you will receive a confirmation number that you can take to a BMV office to receive your Learner’s Permit.