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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying For Your Mississippi Driver's License
  • Preparing For Your MS Permit Test
  • Taking Your MS Permit Test
  • Preparing For Your MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Taking Your MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed The MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your MS Driver's License
  • What If You're Moving To MS Or Just Visiting
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Applying For Your Mississippi Driver's License
When am I eligible to apply for my MS license?
In MS, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 15 years old.
What documents do I need to take with me when I apply for my MS license?
When you apply for your license, you will need to submit a completed application, certified birth certificate, your Social Security Card, proof of your residency in Mississippi. If you are under 18, you will need to make sure your application is signed by your parent or legal guardian. Additionally, you will need to submit a signed certificate that demonstrates your enrollment and attendance in school.
Where should I go to apply for my MS license?
You are able to apply at any local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website: www.dps.state.ms.us.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my MS Permit Test if I am under 18?
In Mississippi, anyone who is older than 21 years old or older and possesses a valid driver's license can accompany you to your MS Permit Test.
Can I contact my MS DMV office?
Absolutely. You can visit your local DMV office in person. You can find available locations near you by visiting this website: www.dps.state.ms.us/driver-services/new-drivers-license/district-one-loc...
Do I need to my eyes checked before I can obtain a MS Driver's license?
Yes. You do have to complete a vision test in order to get your MS license.
Where do I take my MS Driver's License photo?
You must take your MS Driver's license photo at the DMV office. 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 MS Permit Test
What should I use to study for my MS Permit Test?
The best way to study for the MS Permit Test is to read the entire Mississippi Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website [link] that can act as a supplement to the MS Driver's Manual.
Where can I find a copy of the MS Driver's Manual?
You can find a copy of the MS Driver's Manual by visiting the MS DMV website.
Are there any chapters of the MS Driver's Manual that I can skip?
To have the best chance of passing your MS Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, speed limits, traffic violations, road signs signaling devices and many more topics that are covered in the MS Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the MS Permit Test to pass?
The MS Permit Test consists of 30 questions. You will need to answer 24 of those 30 questions correctly in order to pass.
How much does the MS Permit Test cost?
The MS Permit Test cost $4.
Where can I go to take my MS Permit Test?
You will need to take your MS Permit Test at a local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations near you by visiting this website: www.dps.state.ms.us/driver-services/new-drivers-license/district-one-loc...
Is there anything I should do the night before my MS 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 MS Permit Test?
Once you have studied thoroughly for your MS Permit Test, you should gather the necessary documents and visit your local DMV office to take your exam.
Taking Your MS Permit Test
At what age am I eligible to take the MS Permit Test?
In MS, the minimum age requirement to begin the licensing process is 15 years old.
What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my MS Permit Test?
On the day of your MS Permit Test, you will need to submit a completed application, certified birth certificate, your Social Security Card, proof of your residency in Mississippi. If you are under 18, you will need to make sure your application is signed by your parent or legal guardian. Additionally, you will need to submit a signed certificate that demonstrates your enrollment and attendance in school.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my MS Permit Test?
In Mississippi, anyone who is older than 21 years old or older and possesses a valid driver's license can accompany you to your MS Permit Test.
What do I need to know to pass my MS Permit Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your MS Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, speed limits, traffic violations, road signs signaling devices and many more topics that are covered in the MS Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the MS Permit Test to pass?
The MS Permit Test consists of 30 questions. You will need to answer 24 of those 30 questions correctly in order to pass.
Is the MS Permit Test open book?
No. You are not allowed to use your MS Driver's Manual or any other study material while you take your MS Permit Test.
Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my MS Permit Test?
No. You do not have to take or pass a drug test to be able to apply or receive an MS Driver's License.
What happens if I fail my MS Permit Test?
There are a few reasons, test takers fail their MS Permit 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 MS Permit Test, you will not receive your MS Learner's Permit, and you will need to retake the exam. You are able to do so as early as the next business day the first time. If you fail more than three times, you will need to wait a period of thirty days. Do not rush retaking the exam. Take your time. Read the entire MS 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 MS Permit Test.
What happens after I pass my MS Permit Test?
If you pass your MS Permit Test, you will receive your MS Learner's Permit. In most instances, applicants will need to wait 12 months before they can take their MS Driving Exam. If you are older than 17, you have the option of taking the MS Driving Exam on the same day you pass the MS Written Test.
Preparing For Your MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
How should I practice driving for my MS 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, sharing the road with other drives, 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 MS Driving Exam?
Anywhere in Mississippi as long the road or street is public and 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 MS Driving Exam?
No. You will not be asked to parallel park on your MS Driving Exam, but you should consider learning how to parallel park because it is a useful driving skill.
How can I schedule my MS Road Test?
You don't need to schedule your MS Driving Exam.
Where do I take my MS Driving Exam?
You will take your exam at your local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations near you: www.dps.state.ms.us/driver-services/new-drivers-license/district-one-loc...
What should I expect on my MS Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your MS 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 MS Driving Exam?
The night before your MS 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 MS Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your MS Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle should be properly registered and insured.
Taking Your MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
Does anyone need to accompany me to my MS Driving Exam?
In Mississippi, anyone who is older than 21 years old or older and possesses a valid driver's license can accompany you to your MS Driving Exam.
Are there any tips that I should follow to help me pass my MS Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your MS 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 MS Driving Exam?
Only you and your examiner are allowed in the car during your MS Driving Exam.
What happens if I fail my MS Driving Exam?
If you fail the MS Driving Exam, you will not receive your MS 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 MS 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.
After You Have Passed The MS Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my MS Driving Exam?
After you pass your MS Driving Exam, you will be issued your license on the same day.
Do I need to get car insurance?
Yes. You must carry liability insurance able to cover at least $25,000 for each person of the other vehicle and $25,000 property damage.
What documents do I need to apply for MS 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 MS 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 MS?
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 MS Driver's License
How do I renew my MS Driver's license once it has expired?
You must renew your MS Driver's License every 4 years. You can do so in person, online or at a self-service kiosk.
Do I have to complete another vision test before I can renew my MS Driver's License?
No. You will not have to complete another vision test when you renew your MS License.
What If You're Moving To MS Or Just Visiting
Do I have to pass the MS road test when I move to MS from another state?
If your license is still valid, you do not have to take the MS Driving Exam. You will need to replace your out-of-state license with a MS License.
Is my out-of-state learner's permit valid in MS?
Yes. Mississippi recognizes valid out-of-state Learner's Permits. However, you will need to follow the rules of your home state.
How long can I drive in MS with my out-of-state license?
As long as you do not become a MS 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 MS with my out-of-country license?
Yes. You are allowed to drive in Mississippi with your out-of-country license for as long as the license is valid. If you become an MS resident, you will need to obtain an MS Driver's License.Question Category