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Indiana BMV New to State Practice Test


Indiana Written Driving Practice Test

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Indiana BMV New To State Drivers

Relocating to a new state can be confusing, considering every state in the country has its’ own set of laws. This especially pertains to continuing your driving privilege.Being prepared for what you need to obtain a driver’s license in Indiana will save you time and frustration after waiting in a long line at a licensing office. Below is the information you should know before seeking your Indiana BMV new to State drivers license.

Residency/When To Get An Indiana Drivers License

The great state of Indiana requires every driver of a motor vehicle on public roads to be licensed through the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). All new to state drivers must acquire an Indiana BMV new to state drivers license within 60 days of establishing residency in Indiana.

Documentation Needed

To obtain an Indiana BMV new to state drivers license, you will need to present the proper documents, proving identification. Every applicant is required to provide a social security number. Due to Indiana’s strict identification laws, be sure to bring your current driver’s license from another state, accompanied by one of the following:

  • Original, or certified, United States birth certificate.
  • Valid United States passport.
  • Certificate of Naturalization.

Test requirements

Any resident of Indiana, applying for a driver’s license for the first time, will have to pass a written test of general driving safety and knowledge, and a vision test. The written knowledge test consists of 25 questions, of which a minimum of 20 (80%) must be answered correctly. You may retake the test again after 14 days, if needed, to pass. To pass the vision test, you must have at least 20/40 combined vision with, or without, corrective lenses.

Other information

To recap, the following is a checklist to follow when seeking your Indiana BMV new to state drivers license:

  • Complete the Driver License Application.
  • Study for the written knowledge test.
  • Provide the required documents.
  • Take and pass the vision screening test.
  • Take, and pass, a written knowledge test (if applicable).
  • Pay the appropriate fees: driver licenses fees are: 4-year = $18.00, 5-year = $19.50, 6-year = $21.00.
  • Relinquish your out-of-state driver license.
  • Obtain your Indiana driver license.