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Frequently Asked Questions - Preparing For Your OH Permit Test

Once you have studied thoroughly for your OH Permit Test, you will gather the necessary documents (proof of your legal name, date of birth, your lawful presence in the U.S., proof of your OH residency and your Social Security Number) and visit your local Driver Examination Station to take your OH Permit Test. Remember if you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you as sign your permit packet.
To have the best chance of passing your OH Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, traffic signs, signaling devices and much more topics that are covered in the OH Digest Of Motor Vehicle Laws.
The OH Permit Test consists of 2 sections each of 20 questions. You will need to answer 15 questions from each section correctly in order to pass your OH Permit Test.
You will need to take your OH Permit Test at a Driver Examination Station (BMV office). You can find a list of available locations by visiting this website:
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.
The best way to study for the OH Permit Test is to read the entire Ohio Digest of Motor Vehicle Laws. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website that can act as a supplement to the OH Digest of Motor Vehicle Laws.
If you are under 18, you will have to attend and complete a Driver's Education course. This course can be completed through your high school or through a professional driving school. You must complete at least 24 hours of classroom education and 8 hours of driving practice with an instructor.
You can find a copy of the OH Digest Of Motor Vehicle Laws by visiting this website and downloading a PDF version: