Permit Practice Tests (362 questions)
Permit Test 1
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in Virginia. 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.
35 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.
Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test. Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category. Perfect for the day before the exam.
Virginia DMV Handbook 2023
Get the latest (2023) official VA DMV Handbook.
Virginia Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your VA Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in Virginia?
Teens in Virginia can apply for a Learner’s Permit when they are 15½ years old.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
In addition to having a parent or guardian sign your application form, you will need to pass a written driver’s knowledge test. Upon receipt of your Learner’s Permit, you will be required to have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old seated in the front seat with you when you drive.
How many questions are on the Virginia permit test?
The test has 10 road sign questions and 25 general questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer all 10 sign questions correctly and at least 20 of the general questions correctly to pass.
How should I prepare for the Virginia permit test?
To ensure you receive your learner’s permit as fast as possible, we recommend that you study for the test. Taking online practice exams that include real sample questions from the state exam is one of the best ways to study. You can take a Virginia practice permit test right now to test your driving knowledge.
Where do I take the Virginia permit test?
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (VDMV) licenses drivers through its Driver Services Program. Visit https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/ to find an office near you.
How much does the Virginia permit test cost?
There is a one-time fee of $3 for a permit.
What can I expect on test day?
A parent or guardian will need to accompany you to the DMV office or you will need their notarized signature on your application. After providing proper identification, you will need to pass the written knowledge test to receiver your Learner’s Permit.