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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying For Your Delaware Driver's License
  • Preparing For Your DE Permit Test
  • Taking Your DE Permit Test
  • Preparing For Your DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Taking Your DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed The DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your DE Driver's License
  • What If You're Moving To DE Or Just Visiting
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Applying For Your Delaware Driver's License
When am I eligible to apply for my DE Learner's Permit?
In Delaware, the minimum age requirement is 16 years old.
What documents do I need to take with me when I apply for my DE Learner's Permit?
When you apply for your DE Learner's Permit, you will need to bring proof of your identity, two documents that prove your residency in Delaware and your Social Security Number.
Where should I go to apply for my DE license?
You are able to apply at a DE DMV office. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.dmv.de.gov/home/contact_info/index.shtml
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my DE Permit Test if I am under 18?
If you are under 18, a sponsor (perhaps a parent or legal guardian) should accompany you as they will need to sign your application.
Do I need to my eyes checked before I can obtain a DE Driver's license?
Yes. You do have to pass a vision test in order to get your DE license.
Where do I take my DE Driver's License photo?
You must take your DE Driver's license photo at the DMV office. When you take your photo, you should make sure that you wear what you would wear normally. It's extremely important that your face is clearly shown and recognizable. Look straight at the camera and do not smile, as a resting face is easier to identify.
Preparing For Your DE Permit Test
What should I use to study for my DE Permit Test?
The best way to study for the DE Permit Test is to read the entire Delaware Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website [link] that can act as a supplement to the DE Driver's Manual.
Where can I find a copy of the DE Driver's Manual?
You can find and download a copy of the DE Driver's Manual online by visiting this website: http://www.dmv.de.gov/forms/driver_serv_forms/pdfs/dr_frm_manual.pdf?071613
Are there any chapters of the DE Driver's Manual that I can skip?
To have the best chance of passing your DE Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, drinking and driving laws, overtaking vehicles, speed limits, traffic violations, entering intersections, road signs, and other topics that are covered in the DE Driver's Manual.
If I am under 18 do I have to enroll in a Driver's Education course?
Yes. You will need to enroll in a state-approved Driver's Education course.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the DE Permit Test to pass?
The DE Permit Test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 19 of those 25 questions correctly in order to pass.
Where can I go to take my DE Permit Test?
You will need to take your DE Permit Test at a local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations near you by visiting this website: http://www.dmv.de.gov/home/contact_info/index.shtml
Is there anything I should do the night before my DE Permit Test?
Don't cram the night before your exam. Instead, you should review the notes and information you have already studied. If you've done a thorough job studying, the night before should be a quiet review session. It's also a good idea to take a few practice questions on our website [link]. Get a good night's rest as well.
Taking Your DE Permit Test
At what age am I eligible to take the DE Permit Test?
In Delaware, the minimum age requirement is 16 years old.
What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my DE Permit Test?
On the day of your DE Permit Test, you will need to bring proof of your identity, two documents that prove your residency in Delaware and your Social Security Number. If you have completed your Driver's Education course, you should bring a Driver's Education Certificate.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my DE Permit Test?
If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian should accompany you as they will need to sign your application.
How much does a Delaware Driver's License cost?
A five-year Delaware license cost $25, an 8-year license cost $40.
What do I need to know to pass my DE Permit Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your DE Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, drinking and driving laws, overtaking vehicles, speed limits, traffic violations, entering intersections, road signs, and other topics that are covered in the DE Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the DE Permit Test to pass?
The DE Permit Test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 19 of those 25 questions correctly in order to pass.
Is the DE Permit Test open book?
No. You are not allowed to use your DE Driver's Manual or any other study material while you take your DE Permit Test.
Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my DE Permit Test?
No. You do not have to take or pass a drug test to be able to apply or receive an DE Driver's License.
What happens if I fail my DE Permit Test?
There are a few reasons, test takers fail their DE Permit Test. A test taker who fails may not have studied thoroughly. Or he or she may have been nervous, anxious and/or distracted on the day of the test. If you fail your DE Permit Test, you will not receive your DE Learner's Permit, and you will need to retake the exam. You will be able to do so after ten days have passed, however, do not rush retaking the exam. Take your time. Read the entire DE Driver's Manual again and answer test questions on our website [link] so that the next time you take the DE Permit Test you have the best chance of passing.
What happens after I pass my DE Permit Test?
If you pass your DE Permit Test, you will receive your DE Learner's Permit. If you are over 18, you will need to wait ten days before you can take your DE Driving Exam. If you are under 18, if you maintain your permit for 12 months and attain no violations, you permit will automatically become a valid license.
Preparing For Your DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
How should I practice driving for my DE Driving Exam?
You should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, passing through intersections safely, changing lanes effectively, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, sharing the road with other drives, maintaining the speed limit, staying in the correct lane and more. Remember during your exam, your primary responsibility is to demonstrate to your examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively.
Where can I practice driving for my DE Driving Exam?
Anywhere in the Delaware as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver, whenever you are behind the wheel. You should begin practicing in familiar areas then progress to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
Do I need to learn how to parallel park for my DE Driving Exam?
Yes. You will need to learn how to parallel park for your DE Driving Exam.
Where do I take my DE Driving Exam?
You will take your exam at a DE DMV office.
What should I expect on my DE Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your DE Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road.
Is there anything I should do the night before my DE Driving Exam?
The night before your DE Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver who is 25 years old or older. You should make sure you get a good night's rest as well.
Should I schedule my DE Driving Exam?
You should contact the DE DMV office when you are ready to take the NE Driving Exam.
Do I need to supply my own car for my DE Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your DE Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle should be properly registered and insured.
Taking Your DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
Does anyone need to accompany me to my DE Driving Exam?
If you are under 18, a sponsor (your parent or legal guardian) should accompany you.
Are there any tips that I should follow to help me pass my DE Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your DE Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. You should be capable of making three-point turns. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road.
Are there any common mistakes that I should avoid making?
You should avoid driving dangerously, driving too quickly, hitting other objects, forgetting to signal, rolling stops and parking incorrectly. Always maintain good posture and signal well in advance.
Am I allowed to wear my contacts or glasses?
If you wear contacts or glasses regularly to be able to see clearly, you should absolutely wear your corrective lenses during your exam.
Who is allowed to be in the car with me during my DE Driving Exam?
During your DE Driving Exam, the only other person allowed in the vehicle, besides yourself, is your examiner.
What happens if I fail my DE Driving Exam?
If you fail the DE Driving Exam, you will not receive your DE Driver's License. You will be able to retake the exam after ten days have passed, however, you should not rush retaking it after you have failed. You should pay attention to what your examiner indicates as your weaknesses, and you should work upon improving your driving skills before retaking your DE Driving Exam.
After You Have Passed The DE Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my DE Driving Exam?
After you pass your DE Driving Exam, you will receive your license.
If I am under 18, are there any limitations on my DE License after I obtain it?
During the first six months, you are only allowed to drive with an adult supervising driver and one other passenger. After the first six months, you are allowed to drive without supervision between 6 AM and 10 PM, during hours outside of this you must be supervised.
Do I need to get car insurance?
Yes. You must carry liability insurance able to cover $15,000 per person and $10,000 property damage.
What documents do I need to apply for DE car insurance?
The documents that you will need vary depending on the insurance company to which you apply. Generally, insurance companies want you to submit proof of your identity, your driving record and information about the vehicle you would like to insure.
How much does DE car insurance cost?
The price varies depending on your age, your driving history, your car class and other factors.
Why is car insurance more expensive for new drivers in DE?
New drivers and inexperienced drivers (especially teens) have a higher risk of being in an accident so insurance companies often charge more to cover this potentially risk.
Renewing Your DE Driver's License
How do I renew my DE Driver's license once it has expired?
You must renew your DE Driver's License in person at a local DMV office.
Do I have to complete another vision test before I can renew my DE Driver's License?
Yes. You will need to pass another vision test when you renew your DE Driver's License.
What If You're Moving To DE Or Just Visiting
Do I have to pass the DE road test when I move to DE from another state?
If your license is still valid, you do not have to take the DE Driving Exam. You will need to replace your out-of-state license with a Delaware Driver's License within sixty days.
Is my out-of-state learner's permit valid in DE?
Yes. Delaware recognizes valid out-of-state Learner's Permits.
How long can I drive in DE with my out-of-state license?
As long as you do not become a DE resident, you are allowed to drive with a valid out-of-state license for as long as you like.Question Category