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Frequently Asked Questions - Taking Your AK 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.
No. The AK permit test is not an open book test. Under no circumstances are you allowed to use your AK Driver's Handbook or any other study guides during the exam.
Test takers may fail the AK Permit Test for many reasons. A test taker may not have studied thoroughly or he or she may have been too anxious or too nervous to concentrate on the exam. If you fail the AK Permit Test, you will not receive your permit. You will be able to retake the test as early as the next business day, however do not rush retaking the AK Permit Test if you have failed. Reread the AK Driver's Manual and study thoroughly before you retake the AK Permit Test to give yourself the best chance of passing.
The AK Permit Test costs $15.
If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you. If they are unable to attend, you will need to have your parent or legal guardian sign your parental consent form in front of a notary official.
Typically, the permit test includes 20 questions.
There are 20 questions on the AK Permit Test. You will need to answer at least 16 questions correctly in order to pass.
To apply for your learner's permit in AK, you have to be at least 14 years old.
You will need to submit two IDs, proof of your Social Security Number, proof of your address and a permit application (Form 478). If you are under 18, you need to also bring a parental consent form.