Arkansas DFA Practice Tests

Are you struggling to prepare for the Arkansas driver's license test? If so, then our list of practice tests is for you. Our list includes the Arkansas driver's license renewal test, the Arkansas road signs test, and the Arkansas teen permit test.

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Your Arkansas DFA Handbooks

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Arkansas Driver’s License Resources

Whether you’re getting ready to take your learner’s permit written test for the first time, studying to get a motorcycle endorsement so you can ride your new bike, or preparing for your CDL exam to drive a commercial vehicle, we’ve gathered a wealth of resources and knowledge to help you obtain your driving credentials.

All Drivers

If you’re renewing a license that has been expired for longer than a year, or if you’re applying for reinstatement after a suspension, you may have to retake the written exam in order to obtain your license.

Free Practice Tests

Driver's License practice tests
Learner's Permit practice tests
Motorcycle Endorsement practice tests
CDL practice tests
Road Signs and Signals practice tests

Resources for all drivers

Read the official Arkansas driver’s manual
Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Buy a driver’s license renewal test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Read our driving safety articles

Arkansas DFA quick links for all drivers

Department of Finance and Administration Driver Services
Renewal information
Revenue office locations
License fees
Identification requirements
Frequently Asked Questions

New & Teen Drivers

In Arkansas, to obtain a learner's license you must: be at least 14 years of age; pass a written test; pass a vision exam; and pass a road skills test. To obtain an intermediate license, you must: be at least 16 years of age; and have held a learner's permit for at least 6 months. To obtain a regular license, you must: be at least 18 years of age when your intermediate license expires. If you are over the age of 18, in order to apply for a first-time driver's license you must: pass a written test; and pass a road skills test.

Resources for new & teen drivers

Read the official Arkansas driver’s manual
Take one of our free learner’s permit practice tests
Check out our new & teen driver frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a learner’s permit test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Buy a driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy car insurance

Arkansas DFA quick links for new & teen drivers

How to obtain a driver's license

New-to-State Drivers

New Arkansas residents may exchange an out-of-state license for an Arkansas driver's license as long as it has not been expired for more than 31 days. If your out-of-state license has been expired over 31 days, you will be required to take a written test and a vision exam. If your out-of-state license has been expired for over one year, you will be required to take a written test, vision exam, and road skills test.

Resources for new-to-state drivers

Read the official Arkansas driver’s manual
Take one of our free driver’s license practice tests
Check out our new-to-state frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a new-to-state driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy car insurance

Arkansas DFA quick links for new-to-state drivers

Transfer information

Motorcycles

Resources for motorcyclists

Read the official Arkansas motorcycle manual
Take one of our free motorcycle license practice tests
Check out our motorcycle license frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a motorcycle license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
New-to-state motorcycle insurance

CDL

In Arkansas, to obtain a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) you must: be at least 18 years of age and pass a general knowledge test. To obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), you must: possess a CLP and pass a CDL road skills test.

Resources for CDL

Read the official Arkansas CDL manual
Take one of our free CDL practice tests
Buy a CDL test paid cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy CDL insurance

Arkansas DFA quick links for CDL

CDL information

Arkansas DFA Driving Test Info

Who has to take the written test?

Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass the written test. Teens can take the test if they are at least 16 years old and have held a driving permit for at least 6 months. If they're under 18 years of age, they will also need parental consent.

Do I have to Take the written test to Renewing my Drivers License?

You do not have to retake the written test when you renew your license. If your license has expired within the last 31 days then you may renew your license without reexamination. If your license has been expired for more than 31 days but less than 1 year you will be required to take the written test only in order to renew it.

If you're new to state are you required to take the written test?

If you hold a valid driver's license from another state, or a license that has not been expired for more than 31 days, then you are not required to take either part (written or on-road) of the driver's examination.

Who has to take the on-road driving test?

Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass both the written and driving tests. Additionally, you will also be required to re-pass both tests if your driver's license has expired and you want to renew it. If you have an out-of-state driver's license that's been expired for over 1 year you will be required to take the on-road test only when applying for your Arkansas license.

How many questions are on the written test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many questions must you get right?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

If you fail when can you retake the test?

You can retake the test again in 1 day.

How many times can you retake the test?

There is no limit on the number of times you can retake the written test.

Arkansas DFA Motorcycle Permit Test Info

What are the Motorcycle Permit age limits?

You must be at least 16 years old and have held a driving permit for at least 6 months before you can take the test. If you are under 18 years of age you must also have parental consent.

How many questions are on the test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

Arkansas DFA Motorcyle Permit Resctictions

You cannot drive on highways, drive during hours of darkness, or carry any passengers.

Do you need to take an on-road motorcycle riding test?

Yes, you are required to pass a practical on-road motorcycle skill test in order to get your motorcycle license.

Are there any other state specific age requirements or restrictions for motorcycles?

No.

What is Arkansas Helmet Law?

Any operator or passenger of a motorcycle who is under 21 is required to wear a protective helmet meeting state-approved safety standards at all times while operating or riding on the motorcycle.

Arkansas Watercraft Written Safety Test Info

Boaters in Arkansas are required to have a Boating Education Card and must complete a boating education course administered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in order to receive one.

Who has to take Water Safety test?

All boaters born after January 1, 1986 who are of legal age must have a Boating Education Card in order to operate a boat or other watercraft on Arkansas waterways. The minimum age to receive the card is 12, but boaters under 14 must be accompanied and directly supervised by an adult.

How many questions are on the test?

You have the option of either taking the course online or in a classroom setting:
There are 75 questions on the online test and 50 questions on the regular classroom test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 60 of the 75 questions for the online test correctly, and at least 40 of the 50 for the regular classroom test in order to pass.