To pass the NY permit test you need to answer at least 14 out of the 20 questions correctly. Additionally, you must answer at least 2 of the questions about road signs.
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The NY permit test is most difficult for applicants who do not study. To give yourself the best chance of passing your NY permit test successfully, you should study the NY Driver's manual.
Approximately 35% of applicants fail the NY permit test their first time. That's why it's important to study consistently and regularly to make sure you have the best chance of passing your NY permit test.
When you are ready to take your permit test, you will need to call your local DMV office to see what times are available for the written test. Choose a time that fits well in your schedule, and on the day of your test bring your application, proofs of identity, your social security card and your application fee.
You should take your NY permit test at your local DMV office. You can find a list of available DMV offices in your area by visiting this website: http://dmv.ny.gov/offices.
You have to be at least 16 years old to take the NY permit test.
When you apply for your NY license, you should bring with you a completed Form MV-44, your social security card, the application fee and documents that prove your age and identity. If you prefer not to take the vision test at the DMV, you will also need Form MV-619 signed by a licensed eye care professional.
The fees for the NY permit test vary from $80 to $108. Age and location are two factors that will affect your NY permit test fee. The fee will include a $12.50 photo document fee and a $1 Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District fee. You can call your local DMV office or visit this website www.dmv.ny.gov to determine what your fee will be.
A parent, legal guardian or a licensed driver, who is 21 years old or older and possess a valid driver's license should accompany you to your NY permit test.
You don't need to complete a driver's education in order to be eligible for a NY permit, but you are required to complete a driver's education course or pre-licensing class before you take your Driving Exam.