Kansas DMV Practice Tests

Practice makes perfect! You don’t need a perfect score on your Kansas driver's license test, but practice tests will ensure that you pass on the first try. Tests like the Kansas practice permit test and the Kansas road signs test ensure perfection!

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Kansas Driver’s License Resources

Whether you’re getting ready to take your learner’s permit written test for the first time, studying to get a motorcycle endorsement so you can ride your new bike, or preparing for your CDL exam to drive a commercial vehicle, we’ve gathered a wealth of resources and knowledge to help you obtain your driving credentials.

All Drivers

If you’re renewing a license that has been expired for longer than a year, or if you’re applying for reinstatement after a suspension, you may have to retake the written exam in order to obtain your license.

Free Practice Tests

Driver's License practice tests
Learner's Permit practice tests
Motorcycle Endorsement practice tests
CDL practice tests
Road Signs and Signals practice tests

Resources for all drivers

Read the official Kansas driver’s manual
Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Buy a driver’s license renewal test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Read our driving safety articles

Kansas DMV quick links for all drivers

Kansas Department of Revenue home page
Renewal information
License fees
Identification requirements
Driver's license services by county
List of license forms

New & Teen Drivers

In Kansas, you must be at least 14 years of age and either pass a written test OR present certificate of completion from a driver education program to apply for an instruction permit. You must be at least 15 years of age and have completed driver education to apply for a restricted driver’s license. You must be at least 16 years of age, have held an instruction permit for at least a year, have completed a 50-hour affidavit, and pass the written and road tests OR present a certificate of completion from driver education to apply for a less-restricted driver license. You must be at least 17 years of age, complete a 50-hour affidavit, and either pass the written and road tests OR present a certificate of completion from driver education to apply for a non-restricted driver’s license. If you are at least 18 years of age, you are not required to complete a 50-hour affidavit to apply for a non-restricted driver license.

Resources for new & teen drivers

Read the official Kansas driver’s manual
Take one of our free learner’s permit practice tests
Check out our new & teen driver frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a learner’s permit test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Buy a driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy car insurance

Kansas DMV quick links for new & teen drivers

Getting a driver's license
Graduated driver license information
Applying for a Driver's Education Permit
Driver's license FAQ
Teen driving FAQ
Parent's Supervised Driving Program information

New-to-State Drivers

In Kansas, if your out-of-state driver license has been expired for more than a year, you will be required to pass a written test and a road test to apply for a Kansas driver license.

Resources for new-to-state drivers

Read the official Kansas driver’s manual
Take one of our free driver’s license practice tests
Check out our new-to-state frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a new-to-state driver’s license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy car insurance

Kansas DMV quick links for new-to-state drivers

License transfer information

Motorcycles

In Kansas, you must already have a driver’s license, and either complete an approved motorcycle driver’s education course OR pass a written and skills test to apply for a motorcycle endorsement.

Resources for motorcyclists

Read the official Kansas motorcycle manual
Take one of our free motorcycle license practice tests
Check out our motorcycle license frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Buy a motorcycle license test cheat sheet: basic or advanced
New-to-state motorcycle insurance

Kansas DMV quick links for motorcycles

Motorcycle Education Program Locations
Motorcycle FAQ

CDL

In Kansas, you must be at least 18 years of age, pass a knowledge test and obtain a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP), hold a CLP for 14 days, and pass a CDL skills test to apply for a Commercial Driver License. If you are under 21 years of age, you may only drive within the state.

Resources for CDL

Read the official Kansas CDL manual
Take one of our free CDL practice tests
Buy a CDL test paid cheat sheet: basic or advanced
Check rates or buy CDL insurance

Kansas DMV quick links for CDL

CDL Driver Education Program Locations
CDL FAQ

Kansas DMV Driving Test Info

Who has to take the written test?

Anyone who is getting their driver's license for the first time must pass the written test. The minimum age to obtain a non-restricted driver's license in Kansas is 16, provided you have 50 or more hours of logged driving experience. If they're under 17 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 it has been expired for more than 1 year.

If you're new to state are you required to take the written test?

If you hold a valid driver's license from another state then you are not required to take either part (written or on-road) of the driver's examination. If your out-of-state license has been expired for less than 1 year then you will be required to take the written test.

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, or if you are transferring an out-of-state license that has been expired for more than 1 year. If you display a certificate of completion of driver's education, you may waive both written and on-road tests.

How many questions are on the written test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many questions must you get right?

You must answer at least 20 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?

There is no limit on the number of times you can retake the written test.

Kansas DMV Motorcycle Permit Test Info

What are the Motorcycle Permit age limits?

You must hold a valid Kansas driver's license or be at least 15 year old, have completed a motorcycle driver's education course and hold a motorcycle instruction permit for 6 months before you can take the test for a motorcycle license or endorsement. If you are under 18 years of age you must also have parental consent.

How many questions are on the test?

There are 25 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 20 questions correctly in order to pass.

Kansas DMV Motorcyle Permit Resctictions

You cannot drive on highways, drive during hours of darkness, or carry any passengers.

Do you need to take an on-road motorcycle riding test?

Yes, you are required to pass a practical on-road motorcycle skill test in order to get your motorcycle license. If you present a certificate show that you successfully complete a driver's education course then you will be entitled to waive the on-road test.

Are there any other state specific age requirements or restrictions for motorcycles?

No.

What is Kansas Helmet Law?

Any operator or passenger of a motorcycle who is under 18 is required to wear a protective helmet meeting state-approved safety standards at all times while operating or riding on the motorcycle.


Kansas Watercraft Written Safety Test Info

Boaters of a certain age in Kansas are required to have a Boater Education Card and must complete a Boater Education Course administered by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) in order to receive one.

Who has to take the test?

All boaters between the ages of 12 and 20 who want to operate a motorized boat or other vessel without supervision are required to complete an approve boater education course in order to operate a boat or other watercraft on Kansas waterways. The minimum age to receive the card is 12.

How many questions are on the test?

Kansas Boater Education Courses may vary from county to county; you can find a list of all available courses organized by county on the KDWPT website which you may use to contact the instructor of a course near you for more specific information regarding testing requirements

The online safety courses generally have 60 questions on the test.

How many must you get correct to pass?

You must answer at least 70% (42 questions) on the online test correctly in order to pass.