Washington, D.C. Driver’s License Practice Test
The freedom of the open roads is a click away when you study with a FREE D.C. license practice test! With unique, expertly written questions taken directly from the DMV manual used to create the actual license exam, our free online practice test is accurate and up-to-date with the latest D.C. laws and regulations. You’ll learn quickly, efficiently, and on your own time and schedule, with tools proven to increase your memory recall.
This online D.C. permit practice test includes 25 state-specific questions and answers that are structured like your actual DMV license exam. You’ll benefit from comprehensive explanations of each correct answer, along with directions on where to find more info in the D.C. driver’s manual for further study. Real-time feedback means you’ll see any missed questions immediately, and you can review them all at the end to better understand where you might need more studying. Best of all, because this online D.C. practice test is FREE, you can take it as many times as you want from wherever you are—even while waiting in line at the D.C. DMV!
Washington, D.C. Driver’s License Practice Test FAQs:
What should I expect on the Washington, D.C. driver’s license test?
The D.C. written knowledge exam includes questions on D.C. vehicle laws and driving regulations that you can find in the driver’s handbook. You’ll have 60 minutes to complete your test. If you fail, you’ll need to wait at least 3 days before you can test again, and you can test up to 6 times within a 1-year period before you’d need to wait a full year before retesting.
Does this practice test include the same questions I’ll see on the DMV permit test?
Our free District of Columbia driver’s license practice test pulls information directly from the D.C. DMV’s driver’s handbook, which is also where the DMV takes its questions from. The D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles may switch up its exact questions from year to year, but the information you’re tested on doesn’t change.
How do I earn my Washington, D.C. driver’s license?
To earn your D.C. driver’s license, you must be at least 17 years old. All drivers under 21 years old must also first acquire a learner’s permit—available once you’re at least 16 years old—and hold it for at least 6 months while you practice driving, accumulating at least 40 hours of supervised practice hours. Then you can take your road test and earn your provisional license. After holding your provisional license for at least 6 months, you can graduate to a full D.C. driver’s license.
If you’re 21 years old or older, a learner’s permit is optional to obtain your license, but it’s required if you plan to practice driving on D.C. roads in any way. You must be fully prepared to pass both the written knowledge exam and the behind-the-wheel road test.