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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying For Your KS License
  • Preparing For Your KS Knowledge Test
  • Taking Your KS Knowledge Test
  • Preparing For Your KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Taking Your KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed The KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your KS Driver's License
  • What If You're Moving To KS Or Just Visiting
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Applying For Your KS License
When am I eligible to apply for my KS license?
In KS, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 14 years old.
What documents do I need to take with me when I apply for my KS license?
When you apply for your KS Driver's License, you need to submit documents that prove your identity and your residency in the state of Kansas.
Where should I go to apply for my KS license?
You are able to apply at any local DMV office.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my KS Knowledge Test if I am under 16?
If you are 15 years old or younger, you parent should accompany you to your KS Knowledge Test.
Do I need to my eyes checked before I can obtain a KS Driver's license?
Yes. You do have to complete a vision test in order to get your KS license.
Where do I take my KS Driver's License photo?
You must take your KS Driver's license photo at the DMV 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 KS Knowledge Test
What should I use to study for my KS Knowledge Test?
The best way to study for the KS Knowledge Test is to read the entire Kansas Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website that can act as a supplement to the KS Driver's Manual.
Do I have to enroll into a Driver's Ed. Class if I am under 18?
If you are 15 years old or younger, you will need to attend and complete a Driver's Education course.
Where can I find a copy of the KS Driver's Manual?
You can find a copy of the KS Driver's Manual by visiting this website and downloading a PDF version: http://www.ksrevenue.org/pdf/dlhb.pdf
Are there any chapters of the KS Driver's Manual that I can skip?
To have the best chance of passing your KS Knowledge Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Knowledge Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, traffic signs, signaling devices and much more topics that are covered in the KS Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the KS Knowledge Test to pass?
The KS Knowledge Test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 20 of those 25 questions correctly in order to pass.
Where can I go to take my KS Knowledge Test?
You will need to take your KS Knowledge Test at a local DMV office.
Is there anything I should do the night before my KS Knowledge 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 KS Knowledge Test?
Once you have studied thoroughly for your KS Knowledge Exam, you should gather the necessary documents (your proof of identity and proof of your residency in the state of Kansas) and visit your local DMV office to take your exam.
Taking Your KS Knowledge Test
At what age am I eligible to take the KS Knowledge Test?
In KS, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 14 years old.
What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my KS Knowledge Test?
When you apply for your KS Driver's License, you need to submit documents that prove your identity and your residency in the state of Kansas.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my KS Knowledge Test?
If you are 15 years old or younger, you parent should accompany you to your KS Knowledge Test.
What do I need to know to pass my KS Knowledge Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your KS Knowledge Test you should study all chapters and sections of the KS Driver's Manual. The exam will test your knowledge of speed limits, pavement markings, traffic signs, defensive driving, parking situations, intersections and many more basic rules of the road.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the KS Knowledge Test to pass?
The KS Knowledge Test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 20 of those 25 questions correctly in order to pass.
Is the KS Knowledge Test open book?
No. You are not allowed to use your KS Driver's Manual or any other study materials while you take your KS Knowledge Test.
Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my KS Knowledge Test?
No. You do not have to take or pass a drug test to be able to apply or receive an KS Driver's License.
What happens if I fail my KS Knowledge Test?
There are a few reasons, test takers fail their KS Knowledge Test. A test taker who fails may not have studied thoroughly. Or he or she may have been nervous, anxious and/or distracted on the day of the test. If you fail your KS Knowledge Test, you will not receive your KS Learner's Permit, and you will need to retake the exam. You are able to do so as early as the next business day, but do not rush retaking the exam. Take your time before you retake. Read the entire KS Driver's Manual again and answer test questions on our website so that the next time you take the exam you have the best chance of passing the KS Knowledge Exam.
What happens after I pass my KS Knowledge Test?
If you pass your KS Knowledge Test, you will receive your KS Learner's Permit. If you are younger than 16, you will need to maintain this permit for one year. If you are under 15 you will need to complete your Driver's Education course before you can take the KS Road Test. During this time as well, you should complete at least 25 of the 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training.
Preparing For Your KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
How should I practice driving for my KS Driving Exam?
You should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, passing through intersections safely, changing lanes effectively, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, parking and parallel parking, 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 KS Driving Exam?
Anywhere in Kansas as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver, who is 21 years old or older, whenever you are behind the wheel. You should begin practicing in familiar areas then progress to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
Do I need to learn how to parallel park for my KS Driving Exam?
No. You will not be asked to parallel park on your KS Driving Exam, but you should consider learning how to parallel park because it is a useful driving skill.
How can I schedule my KS Road Test?
You can schedule your KS Driving Exam by visiting or contacting your local DMV office.
Where do I take my KS Driving Exam?
You will take your exam at your local DMV office.
What should I expect on my KS Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your KS Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road.
Is there anything I should do the night before my KS Driving Exam?
The night before your KS Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver who is 21 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 KS Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your KS Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle should be properly registered and insured.
Taking Your KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
Does anyone need to accompany me to my KS Driving Exam?
If you are 15 years old or younger, you parent should accompany you to your KS Driving Exam.
Are there any tips that I should follow to help me pass my KS Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your KS Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road.
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 and parking incorrectly. Always maintain good posture and signal well in advance.
Am I allowed to wear my contacts or glasses?
If you wear contacts or glasses regularly to be able to see clearly, you should absolutely wear your corrective lenses during your exam.
Who is allowed to be in the car with me during my KS Driving Exam?
Only you and your examiner are allowed in the car during your KS Driving Exam.
What happens if I fail my KS Driving Exam?
If you fail the KS Driving Exam, you will not receive your KS Driver's License. You will be able to retake the test as early as the next business day. However, you should not rush retaking the KS Driving Exam after you have failed. You should pay attention to what your examiner indicates as your weaknesses, and you should work upon improving your weaknesses. If you fail the KS Driving Exam 4 times, you will have to wait 6 months before you can schedule another exam.
After You Have Passed The KS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my KS Driving Exam?
After you pass your KS Driving Exam, you will receive your KS Driver's License.
If I am under 18 will there be any limitations on my license?
Yes. If you are 15, a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older should accompany you whenever you are driving. If you are 16, you are allowed to drive alone between the hours of 5 AM and 9 PM. After those hours, a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older should accompany you. Additionally, you are allowed to have only one non-sibling passenger under 18 in the car while you are driving.
Do I need to get car insurance?
Yes. You must carry car insurance.
What documents do I need to apply for KS 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 KS car insurance cost?
The price varies depending on your age, your driving history, your car class and other factors.
Why is car insurance more expensive for new drivers in KS?
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 KS Driver's License
How do I renew my KS Driver's license once it has expired?
You must renew your KS Driver's License in person at your local DMV office. When you renew you will need to provide proof of your residency in the state of Kansas, your Social Security Number and proof of your identity. In some instances, you may be able to forego renewing in person. You should double check with your DMV office to see if you qualify for this exception.
Do I have to complete another vision test before I can renew my KS Driver's License?
Yes. You will have to complete another vision test when you renew your KS License.
What If You're Moving To KS Or Just Visiting
Do I have to pass the KS road test when I move to KS from another state?
If your license is still valid, you do not have to take the KS Driving Exam. You will have 90 days to exchange your out-of-state license with a KS Driver's License.
Is my out-of-state learner's permit valid in KS?
Yes. Kansas recognizes valid out-of-state Learner's Permits.
How long can I drive in KS with my out-of-state license?
As long as you do not become a KS 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 KS with my out-of-country license?
Yes. You are allowed to drive in Kansas with your out-of-country license. You will be able to do so for up to one year. Question Category