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!

Your Kansas DMV Practice Tests

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Your Kansas DMV Handbooks

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Kansas Driver’s License Resources

Getting your Kansas driver’s license isn’t easy. There’s a lot you need to know and to prepare for, whether that’s the road test, or the written exam, or just having the right paperwork. To help with all this, we have a list of resources for you to guide you through this process and make it a little easier.

Teen Permit Test

Nearly 70% of teens fail the permit test on their first try, so be in the 30% that gets it right. The Kansas permit practice test is the resource to help you do that, although this practice test isn’t just for teens. It’s for anyone getting the permit and learning to drive for the first time.

Renewing Driver’s License Test

If your Kansas driver’s license has already expired, no matter how long, you will have to take the Kansas driver’s license renewal test. If you renew your license before it expires, then you don’t have to take it.

New to State Driver’s License Test

If you are new to the state of Kansas, you only have to take the Kansas new-to-state driver’s license test if your old state license has already been expired. If it’s still valid, then you don’t have to take the test.

State Driving Manual / Handbook

If you plan to take any test and get your Kansas driver’s license, then you need the Kansas driver’s manual. Everything you need to know is in the handbook, and it’s the one resource you ought to have if you could only have one. Click the link to download the latest version.

Road Signs Practice Test

Road signs are one of the few things that appear at all steps of getting your Kansas driver’s license: the written exam, the on-road test, and even on the vision test. Use the Kansas road signs practice test to make sure that you know your road signs well.

Kansas 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:

10 Tips for Your Behind-the-Wheel DMV Driving Test

Is Your Vehicle Ready for the DMV Road Test?

Are You Ready to Go to the DMV and Take the Written Driving Test?

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.