Select Your Free 2024 WA Permit Practice Test to Get Started

Select Your <strong>Free 2024 WA Permit Practice Test</strong> to Get Started
From the music filled venues of Seattle to the 120 state parks offering unparalleled outdoor-recreation, the Evergreen state offers a huge number of events and recreational opportunities for both residents and visitors alike. But before you can explore and discover all that this beautiful state has to offer you are going to need to become a licensed driver. Whether you’re looking to get your learners permit or driver’s license, all Washington state residents 15 years of age or older are required to pass the written drivers exam. Also known as the Washington permit test, this exam has pretty high fail rate at a little over 50% it’s important to note that if you prepare now you don’t have to be another statistic. Start preparing now by taking advantage of the resources on this page. Become familiar with the official Washington State Driver’s Handbook and then test your knowledge with our Washington Permit Practice Tests. Select a practice test go get started.

Permit Practice Tests (380 questions)

  • Questions 1-42
    Permit Test 1

    Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in Washington.  Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.

  • Questions 43-84
    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 85-126
    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 127-170
    Permit Test 4

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

  • Questions 171-220
    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
    DOL Test Simulator

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

  • Questions 221-380
    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.

Washington Permit Test FAQ

Applying for Your WA Permit

When can I apply for a learner's permit in Washington?

You can apply at 15 years of age.

What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?

To apply at 15 years old, you must be enrolled in a driver education program. At age 15½ you don’t have to be in a driver education program but you do have to complete a written knowledge test and a vision screening to receive your Learner’s Permit.

How many questions are on the Washington permit test?

The test has 25 questions.

How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly to pass.

How should I prepare for the Washington permit test?

One of the best ways to ensure you receive your learner’s permit as fast as possible is to study for the test. And one of the best ways to study for the test is to take online practice exams that include real sample questions from the exam. Ready to test your driving knowledge? You can take a Washington practice permit test right now.

Where do I take the Washington permit test?

The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) is responsible for licensing drivers in the state. Visit to find the office nearest you.

How much does the Washington permit test cost?

There is a $20 fee.

What can I expect on test day?

If 15, you will need to show proof of enrollment in a driver education course and you will need a signed Parental Authorization Affadavit. If age 15 ½ or older, you will need to pass a written knowledge test before receiving your Learner’s Permit.