Who has to take the written test?
Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass the written test. Teens can take the test if they are at least 16 years old and have successfully completed a state-approved driver's education course. If they're under 18 years of age, they will also need parental consent.
Do I have to Take the written test to Renewing my Drivers License?
You do not have to retake the written test when you renew your license unless you have traffic convictions on your driving record, in which case you will be required to retake the written test every 8 years. If you have an accidents listed on your driving record, you may also be required to take either the written or on-road tests when you renew.
If you're new to state are you required to take the written test?
Yes, you are required to take the written exam when applying for an Illinois driver's license even if you hold a valid out-of-state license.
Who has to take the on-road driving test?
Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass both the written and driving tests. Additionally, you will also be required to re-pass both tests if your driver's license has expired and you want to renew it. Drivers over the age of 75 are also required to take the on-road test when renewing their license.
How many questions are on the written test?
There are 35 questions on the test.
How many questions must you get right?
You must answer at least 28 questions correctly in order to pass.
If you fail when can you retake the test?
You can retake the test again in 1 day.
How many times can you retake the test?
You are allowed 3 attempts to pass the written test within a 12 month period. If you fail the test 3 times or do not pass it within the 12 month period, then you must submit a new application for your license and pay any required fees again.