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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying For Your IN License
  • Preparing For Your IN Permit Test
  • Taking Your IN Permit Test
  • Preparing For Your IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Taking Your IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed The IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your IN Driver's License
  • What If You're Moving To IN Or Just Visiting
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Applying For Your IN License
When am I eligible to apply for my IN license?
In IN, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 15 years old if you already enrolled in a Driver's Education course. If you are not enrolled, you will need to wait until you are 16.
What documents do I need to take with me when I apply for my IN license?
When you apply for your IN, you need to bring proof of your identity, your lawful presence in the United States (birth certificate or US Passport) and proof of your residence in Indiana (utility bill or credit card bill). Additionally, you need to bring your Social Security Card or proof of your Social Security Number. If you are under 16, you will need to provide proof of your enrollment in a Driver's Education course.
Where should I go to apply for my IN license?
To apply for your IN license you should visit your nearest BMV. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2337.htm.
Is there any way to contact the IN BMV office?
Yes. You can contact your nearest BMV office by calling this number 888-692-6841. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2337.htm.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my IN permit test if I am under 18?
If you are under 18, someone must sign a financial responsibility agreement for you. This person will most likely be your legal guardian or parent, but you should contact your local BMV office for more information about acceptable persons.
Do I need to my eyes checked before I can obtain a IN Driver's license?
Yes. You do have to complete a vision test in order to get your IN license.
Where do I take my IN Driver's License photo?
You must take your IN Driver's license at the BMV office when you go in to take your exam. When you take your photo, you should make sure that you wear what you would wear normally. It's extremely important that your face is clearly shown and recognizable. Look straight at the camera and do not smile, as a resting face is easier to identify.
Preparing For Your IN Permit Test
What should I use to study for my IN Permit Test?
The best way to study for the IN Permit Test is to read the entire Indiana Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website that can act as a supplement to the IN Driver's Manual.
Do I have to enroll into a Driver's Ed. Class if I am under 18?
If you are under 16, you will need to complete a Driver's Education course before you apply for a IN Permit.
Where can I find a copy of the IN Driver's Manual?
You can download a copy of the IN Driver's Manual by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2362.htm.
Are there any chapters of the IN Driver's Manual that I can skip?
To have the best chance of passing your IN Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, traffic signs, signaling devices and many more topics that are covered in the IN Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the IN Permit Test to pass?
There are 50 questions on the IN Permit Test. 34 test your knowledge of IN road rules and 16 are questions based on road signs. You must answer 28 of those 34 multiple choice questions correctly in order to pass and 14 of the road sign questions correctly.
Where can I go to take my IN Permit Test?
You will need to take your IN Permit Test at a BMV office. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2362.htm.
Is there anything I should do the night before my IN Permit Test?
Don't cram the night before your exam. Instead, you should review the notes and information you have already studied. If you've done a thorough job studying, the night before should be a quiet review session. It's also a good idea to take a few practice questions on our website. Get a good night's rest as well.
What should I do when I am ready to take my IN Permit Test?
Once you have studied thoroughly for your IN Permit Test and you are 16 years old or older, you will gather the necessary documents (proof of your identity, your lawful presence in the US, proof of your residency in Indiana) and visit your local BMV office to take your IN Permit Test. Remember if you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you.
Taking Your IN Permit Test
At what age am I eligible to take the IN Permit Test?
In IN, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 15 years old if you already enrolled in a Driver's Education course. If you are not enrolled, you will need to wait until you are 16.
What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my IN Permit Test?
When you apply for your IN, you need to bring proof of your identity, your lawful presence in the United States (birth certificate or US Passport) and proof of your residence in Indiana (utility bill or credit card bill). Additionally, you need to bring your Social Security Card or proof of your Social Security Number. If you are under 16, you will need to provide proof of your enrollment in a Driver's Education course.
How much does the IN License cost?
An IN permit costs $9. It is valid for two years.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my IN Permit test?
If you are under 18, someone must sign a financial responsibility agreement for you. This person will most likely be your legal guardian or parent, but you should contact your local BMV office for more information about acceptable persons.
What do I need to know to pass my IN Permit Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your IN Permit Test you should study all chapters and sections of the IN Driver's Manual. The exam will test your knowledge of speed limits, warning signs, pavement markings, traffic signs, traffic violations, safety rules and more basic rules of the road.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the IN Permit Test to pass?
There are 50 questions on the IN Permit Test. 34 test your knowledge of IN road rules and 16 are questions based on road signs. You must answer 28 of those 34 multiple choice questions correctly in order to pass and 14 of the road sign questions correctly.
Is the IN Permit Test open book?
No. You are not allowed to use your IN Driver's Manual or any other study materials while you take your IN Permit Test.
Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my IN Permit Test?
No. You do not have to take or pass a drug test to be able to apply or receive an IN Driver's License.
What happens if I fail my IN Permit Test?
If you fail your Permit's Test, you will be able to take the test again, starting the next business day. You are able to take the test up to three times before the waiting period between tests extends to 60 days. At this point , you will need to restart the licensing process and reapply.
What happens after I pass my IN Permit Test?
After you pass your IN Permit Test, you will receive your Learner's Permit. Before you are able to take your Driving Exam, you must complete 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training with a licensed instructor or a licensed driver who is 25 years old or older. Ten of your behind-the-wheel training hours should be completed at night as well. On the day of your IN Driving Exam, you will need to provide proof that you have completed these hours.
Preparing For Your IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
How should I practice driving for my IN Driving Exam?
Before your IN Driving Exam, you should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, changing lanes effectively, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, maintaining the speed limit, staying in the correct lane and more. Remember during your exam, your primary responsibility is to demonstrate to your examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively.
Where can I practice driving for my IN Driving Exam?
Anywhere in Indiana as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver, who is 25 years old or older, whenever you are behind the wheel. You should begin practicing in familiar areas then progress to to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
How can I schedule my IN Road Test?
You can schedule your IN Driving Exam online by visiting this website: https://myweb.in.gov/BMV/mybmv/DriveTest/DriveTestSignIn.aspx.
Where do I take my IN Driving Exam?
You will take your IN Driving Exam at your local BMV office. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2337.htm.
What should I expect on my IN Driving Exam?
You should expect to be able to demonstrate your ability to drive safely. You will demonstrate your ability to park effectively, turn smoothly, pass through intersections safely, main the speed limit, back up safely and other safe driving maneuvers.
Is there anything I should do the night before my IN Driving Exam?
The night before your IN Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver who is 25 years old or older. You should make sure you get a good night's rest.
Do I need to supply my own car for my IN Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your IN Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle must also be properly registered and insured.
Taking Your IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
Does anyone need to accompany me to my IN Driving Exam?
On the day of your IN Driving Exam, you should bring your valid IN Learner's Permit, a vehicle that is properly registered and insured and a supervising licensed driver who is 25 years old or older.
Are there any tips that I should follow to help me pass my IN Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your IN Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually, and you should keep your hands on the wheel at all times. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane.
Are there any common mistakes that I should avoid making?
You should avoid driving dangerously, driving too quickly, hitting other objects, forgetting to signal, rolling stops, parking incorrectly and not listening to your examiner. Always maintain good posture and signal well in advance.
Do I have to know how to parallel park for my IN Driving Exam?
Yes. You will need to parallel park for your IN Driving Exam.
Am I allowed to wear my contacts or glasses?
Yes. If you wear contacts or glasses regularly to be able to see, you should most definitely wear your contacts or glasses for your IN Driving Exam.
Who is allowed to be in the car with me during my IN Driving Exam?
In Indiana, only yourself and the examiner are allowed in the vehicle during your IN Driving Exam.
What happens if I fail my IN Driving Exam?
If you fail your IN Driving Exam, you will be able to retake the test in 14 days. You are able to retake the test 3 times before you will need to reapply for your IN Learner's Permit and maintain your Learner's Permit for 60 days before you can take retake the IN Driving Exam.
After You Have Passed The IN Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my IN Driving Exam?
Once you have passed your IN Driving Exam, you will be issued your IN Driver's License.
If I am under 18 will there be any limitations on my license?
If you are under 18, you will be issued a probationary license. To maintain this probationary license correctly, you are only allowed to licensed passengers who are 25 years old or older in the car with you. Additionally, during the first six months after you have received your probationary license, you will not be able to drive between 10 PM and 5 AM.
Are there any limitations on my license if I am older than 18 years old or older?
No. There are restrictions on your license if you are older than 18.
Do I need to get car insurance?
Yes. You will need to carry car insurance.
What documents do I need to apply for IN car insurance?
The documents that you will need vary depending on the insurance company to which you apply. Generally, insurance companies want you to submit proof of your identity, your driving record and information about the vehicle you would like to insure.
How much does IN car insurance cost?
The price varies depending on your age, your driving history, your car class, your location and other factors.
Why is car insurance more expensive for new drivers in IN?
New drivers and inexperienced drivers (especially teens) have a higher risk of being in an accident, insurance companies often charge more to cover them.
Renewing Your IN Driver's License
How do I renew my IN Driver's license once it has expired?
You will be able to renew your license online (if your name and address are still the same) by visiting this website: http://www.in.gov/bmv/2758.htm. If you need to or prefer to renew your license in person, you will need to visit your local BMV office.
Will I have to retake the IN Written Test when I renew my IN License?
No. You do not need to retake the IN Written Test when you renew your license.
What If You're Moving To IN Or Just Visiting
Do I have to pass the IN road test when I move to IN from another state?
No. You will not have to complete the IN Road Test. You have 60 days after you move to IN to get a IN state license. To do this you will need to exchange your old license for a new one.
Is my out-of-state learner's permit valid in IN?
No. Indiana does not recognize out-of-state Learner's Permits. You will need to apply for a IN Learner's Permit.
How long can I drive in IN with my out-of-state license?
As long as you do not become a IN resident, you are allowed to drive with a valid out-of-state license for as long as you like.
Am I allowed to drive in IN with my out-of-country license?
You are allowed to drive in Indiana with your out-of-country license for a period of one year. After that year, you will need to contact a local BMV office to begin the process of obtaining an IN Driver's License.Question Category