In Illinois, you only have three attempts in a 12-month period of pass the written exam and get your Illinois driver’s license. If you do not pass within that period, you have to start all over again, which includes paying the fees. Use our list of Illinois driver’s license resource to make the most of your attempts.
Teen Permit Test
The Illinois permit practice test is for anyone learning to drive for the first time, whether or not you’re a teenager. Getting the permit is the first step to getting your Illinois driver’s license if you’ve never held a driver’s license before.
Renewing Driver’s License Test
You only have to take the Illinois driver’s license renewal test if you have traffic convictions on your record. Otherwise, you do not have to take this test when you renew.
New to State Driver’s License Test
If you a new Illinois resident, you are required to take the Illinois new-to-state driver’s license test, whether or not the license from the other state is valid. Since you will be held to three attempt standard also, use this test to practice and to learn Illinois’ driving laws.
State Driving Manual / Handbook
If you could only use one resource to help you get your Illinois driver’s license, that one resource would be the Illinois driving manual. This handbook has all the information that could appear on the test, as well as information on what to bring and what to expect. Click the link to download the latest version.
Road Signs Practice Test
In Illinois, there are 15 questions on the written exam that are dedicated to road signs. To study for this portion, use the Illinois road signs practice test. You don’t want get these questions wrong because you didn’t spend enough time studying the material.
Illinois Driver’s License Blog Posts
We also have our daily driver blog that publishes posts about preparing for the test, safe driving, and current driving laws. Below are a few links we recommend reading so that you are not only prepared to take the driver’s license test, but also prepared to drive with your license in the state: