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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying for Your Arizona License
  • Preparing For Your AZ Permit Test
  • Taking Your AZ Permit Test
  • Preparing For Your AZ Driving Exam (or Road Test)
  • Taking your AZ Driving Exam (or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed the Driving Exam (or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your AZ License
  • What If I'm Moving to Arizona or Just Visiting?
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Applying for Your Arizona License
At what age can I apply for my permit in AZ?
To apply for your learner's permit in AZ, you have to be at least 15 1/2 years old.
What documents do I need to apply for my license if I am under the age of 18?
When you apply for your license, you will need to bring the application fee, a signed application (by your parent if you are between 15 1/2 and 18 years old), your Social Security Card, two forms of identification, one of which must provide a clear photo of you. If you do not have a photo ID, you will need to submit three forms of ID. Visit the AZ MVD official website for further information about acceptable documents.
Where do I go to apply for my driver's license in AZ?
When you are ready to apply for your driver's license, you should visit your local MVD office.
How can I contact the MVD office in AZ?
You can contact the the AZ MVD office by phone or by visiting in person. For more information about offices near you, their hours of operation and locations, visit this website: http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/OfficeHourssql/ofclink.asp
Who do I need to bring with me for my permit test in AZ?
If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you to your AZ Permit Test as they are required to sign your application in front of a MVD official. In the rare or special event that your parent or legal guardian is unable to accompany you, your application must be signed in the presence of a notary public official.
Do I need to do a medical physical exam before I obtain a permit in AZ?
No. You don't need a physical.
Do I need to complete a vision test before I apply?
Yes. A vision test is required when applying for a driver's license in AZ. Your local MVD office will conduct the vision exam for you.
Can I choose where I have my photo taken for my driver's license?
No. You are only allowed to have your photo taken at the MVD office.
Preparing For Your AZ Permit Test
What should I use to study for my AZ permit test?
You should read the most recent AZ Driver's Handbook. Reading the entire AZ Handbook gives you the best chance passing your AZ Permit Test successfully. You can also use the questions on our website as a supplement to your research.
Where can I get a 2015 AZ Driver's Manual?
For the most recent AZ Driver's Handbook, you can access the manual online by visiting the AZ MVD website: http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/custsvcguide.asp
Are there chapters of the AZ Driver's Manual that I can skip reading?
The best way to prepare yourself for your permit test is to read the entire manual. There is information in the manual that will help you pass your permit test, but more importantly there is information in the manual that will help you become a better and safer driver.
What kind of questions should I expect to encounter when taking my AZ Permit Test?
The questions cover the rules of the road. The types of questions will differ. You want to know about speed limits, crossings, line colors, blind intersections, road signs, passing lanes, parking distances, parallel parking, center left turn lanes, sharing the road and more.
Where do I go to take my AZ Permit Test?
You will take your AZ Permit Test at your local AZ MVD office. You can find a list of available locations near you by visiting this website: http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/OfficeHourssql/ofclink.asp.
Taking Your AZ Permit Test
When am I eligible to apply for my AZ permit?
You must be at least 15 1/2 years old to apply.
What documents do I need to bring with me to take my permit test?
When you apply for your license, you will need to bring the application fee, a signed application (by your parent if you are between 15 1/2 and 18 years old), your Social Security Card, two forms of identification, one of which must provide a clear photo of you. If you do not have a photo ID, you will need to submit three forms of ID. Visit the AZ MVD official website for further information about acceptable documents.
How much is the permit test?
An AZ Instructional Permit costs $7.00.
Do I have to bring my parents with me when I take my permit test?
You should consider thoroughly having your parent or legal guardian accompany you as they need to sign your application in front of a MVD official. If your parent or legal guardian is unable to accompany you, your application must be signed in front of a notary public. You should then be accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older.
How many questions are on the AZ permit test?
Typically, the permit test includes 30 questions.
How many questions do I need to answer correctly in order to pass?
You need to answer 24 out of 30 questions correctly in order to pass successfully. This means that you need a score of 80%.
What are common mistakes applicants make on the AZ permit test?
The biggest common error is rushing through the questions. During your permit test remember to relax, take your time and answer the questions thoughtfully.
Is the AZ permit test open book?
No. The AZ permit test is not an open book test. Under no circumstances are you allowed to use your AZ Driver's Handbook or any other study guides during the exam.
Do I have to pass a drug test before obtaining my AZ learner's permit?
No. You do not have to take a drug test in order to obtain your AZ Permit.
What happens if I don't pass my written test?
You will not receive your AZ Permit. You may retake the written test up to three times before you must wait a year before being able to retake the AZ Written Exam for a fourth time.
Preparing For Your AZ Driving Exam (or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my permit test?
After you have passed your permit test, you must wait at least 6 months before you can schedule your road test. During this time, you must complete 30 behind-the-wheel practice hours on the road with a licensed Arizona driver, who is over 21. Ten of those hours must be completed at night.
What skills should I develop and cultivate for my AZ road test?
For your AZ road test you should know how to handle a vehicle safely. You should know how to pull off smoothly, back up safely, accelerate and brake steadily, drive on the freeway, drive through intersections, change lanes and many more basic rules of the road.
Where can I go to practice driving?
You may practice anywhere as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. Generally, you want to practice on familiar streets before you try new and less familiar areas. If you're interested in driving schools, there are plenty available. Just make sure those schools offer behind the wheel training.
What is the road test like?
Experiences of the road test will differ depending on your mood, personality, etc. You should expect the driving exam to test your ability to drive safely, accurately and efficiently.
Is the road test difficult?
The driving exam or road test is most difficult for those who are not prepared. It may also be difficult if you are nervous or anxious on the test day. Try to remain calm, remember what you have learned and apply the knowledge you have learned.
Is there anything I should avoid doing the night before my road test?
The night before your road test, you should avoid staying up late, neglecting a last minute study session, partying and forgetting to check out your testing car.
How do I schedule a driving exam?
You don't need to schedule an appointment to take the AZ Driving Exam. You should just make sure you arrive to your local MVD office before 3PM.
Where do I go to take my AZ road test?
You must take your AZ road test at your local MVD office.
What standards must the vehicle I choose for my road test meet?
You must supply your own car for your driving test. The vehicle must be in good working condition and safe to drive. Before you begin your test, the examiner will check that your car has two license plates, working brake lights, good tires, an emergency parking brake, front signal and back signal lights that are working, two rear view mirrors and a windshield without cracks.
Taking your AZ Driving Exam (or Road Test)
Who can accompany me to my AZ Driving Exam?
If you are under 18, the person who signed your application also has to sign your road test application. It's a good idea then to have that person (your parent or legal guardian) accompany you.
What tips should I know to pass my AZ road test?
To pass your AZ road test, you must demonstrate to the examiner that you can drive safely and effectively. The examiner will pay close attention to whether you watched for pedestrians, judged the traffic and used your mirrors. During your driving exam, make sure you always signal when merging into traffic, do not drive too quickly or too slowly and stay in control of the vehicle. Remember to buckle up, adjust your mirrors when you get into the car, look into the mirror and over your shoulder before merging into traffic, keep both hands on the steering wheel and stop appropriately behind crosswalks and limit lines.
What will I have to do on my AZ road test?
You must demonstrate to the examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively. You will show the examiner that you know how to control your vehicle while you are backing up, driving through intersections, making left and right changes and driving through residential and business neighborhoods.
Can I have anyone in the car with me during my AZ road test?
No. The only persons allowed in the vehicle during your road test is yourself and the examiner.
Do I have to learn how to parallel park for my AZ Driving Exam?
No. You do not have to learn how to parallel park for your AZ Driving Exam, but it is always a good skill to develop.
Can I retake the driving exam if I fail?
Yes. You can retake the AZ driving exam three times before you will have to pay the application fee again..
What happens if I fail my AZ Driving Exam?
If you fail your AZ Driving Exam, you will not receive your license. You will be able to retake the AZ Driving Exam as early as the next day. You have three attempts to take the test within a 12 month period before you will have to pay the application fee again. If you fail your AZ Driving Exam initially, don't rush retaking your exam. Pay attention to what your examiner has identified as your weakness and work upon strengthening your weaknesses.
After You Have Passed the Driving Exam (or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my AZ road test?
Once you have passed your AZ Driving Exam, you will receive your Graduated Driver's License (if you are between 16 and 18). If you are over 18, you will be issued a regular AZ Driver's License.
If I'm under 18, are there any limits to my driver's license?
Yes. If you are under 18, you will be issued a Graduated Driver's License, which indicates and prohibits you from driving with non-family passenger who is under 18. Additionally, with a Graduated Driver's License, you are not allowed to drive between 12 AM and 5 AM unless you are driving to or from work or unless you are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Do I need to have car insurance?
Yes. Arizona requires that you carry at liability insurance that will cover $15,000 bodily injury for one person, $30,000 for two or more persons and $10,000 property damage liability.
What do I need in order to apply for car insurance?
Typically, when you apply for car insurance you will need to submit documents proving your identity, information detailing your driving record and information about the vehicle that you wish to insurance.
How much does car insurance cost?
The cost of car insurance varies depending on various factors like your age, how many people will be on your policy, what type of car you will drive, your driving record and the insurance company you choose.
Renewing Your AZ License
How do I renew my AZ Driver's License?
When you receive your license, it is valid until you turn 65 with the condition that every 12 years you will have to update your photo and retake a vision test. You can only do this process in person anytime before the expiration date of your license.
Do I need to take another eye exam before renewing my AZ driver's license?
Yes. You will have to complete a vision test in order to renew your license.
Do I need to take the written test again when I renew my AZ license?
No. You do not have to take the AZ Written Test when you renew your AZ License.
What If I'm Moving to Arizona or Just Visiting?
If I am moving to AZ from another state, do I need to pass a AZ driving test?
The answer to this question varies. Usually, individuals who have moved to AZ and possess a valid out-of-state driver's license do not have to take the AZ Written Test or the AZ Driving Exam, but you should visit this website for more information about whether those exams will be necessary for you: www.azdot.gov
Will my out-of-state permit be accepted in Arizona?
No. AZ will not recognize your out-of-state learner's permit. You will have to apply for an AZ Permit.
How long can I drive in AZ with my out-of-state license if I am a visitor?
If you are a visitor over 18 with a valid driver's license from your home state, you may drive in AZ for as long as you like without obtaining a Arizona Driver's License. However, if you are between 16-18 years old then you may only drive with your out-of-state license for 10 days. After 10 days, you must have a AZ driver's license or a Nonresident Minor's Certificate, which is issued by the MVD office) with proof of financial responsibility.
Am I able to drive in AZ with my out-of-country driver's license?
To be able to drive in Arizona with your out-of-country license you must not be working in Arizona, registered to vote in Arizona, staying in Arizona for more than 7 months, and you must not own a business based in Arizona. Question Category