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Frequently Asked Questions - Taking Your ID Permit Test
- What do I need to know to pass my ID Permit Test?
- How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the ID Permit Test to pass?
- Is the ID Permit Test open book?
- What happens if I fail my ID Permit Test?
- What happens after I pass my ID Permit Test?
- At what age am I eligible to take the ID Permit Test?
- What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my ID Permit Test?
- Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my ID Permit Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your ID Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, speed limits, traffic signals, pavement markings and other topics that are covered in the ID Driver's Manual.
The ID Permit Test consists of 40 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 34 of those 40 questions correctly in order to pass.
No. You are not allowed to use your ID Driver's Manual or any other study material while you take your ID Permit Test.
There are a few reasons, test takers fail their ID 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 ID Permit Test, you will not receive your ID Learner's Permit, and you will need to retake the exam. You are able to do so after three days have passed, however, do not rush retaking the exam. Take your time. Read the entire ID Driver's Manual again and answer test questions on our website [link] so that the next time you take the ID Permit Test you have the best chance of passing.
If you pass your ID Permit Test, you will receive your ID Learner's Permit, which you will need to maintain for six months. During this six month period, you should complete fifty hours of driving practice.
In ID, the minimum age requirement is 15 years old.
On the day of your ID Permit Test, you will need to bring documents that prove your identity, your lawful presence in the United States, your residency in Idaho and your Social Security Card. If you are under 18, you will also need to submit an application signed by your parent or legal guardian and proof that you are enrolled in school. If you are under 17, you will need to submit a Driver's Training Program Certificate.
If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian should accompany you.