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Frequently Asked Questions - Taking Your FL Permit Test
- What happens if I fail my FL Permit Test?
- What happens after I pass my FL Permit Test?
- How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the FL Permit Test to pass?
- When will I know if I passed my FL Permit Test?
- Is the FL Permit Test open book?
- Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my FL Permit Test?
- What do I need to know to pass my FL Permit Test?
- When I am eligible to get my permit?
- What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my FL Permit Test?
- How much does the FL Permit Test cost?
- Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my FL permit test?
If you fail your FL Permit Test, you will be able to retake the test whenever you are ready. However, you will have to pay a $10 retest fee and you will have to schedule an appointment to take the test. Don't rush it. Retake the test when you feel confident that you will be able to pass.
After you pass your FL Permit Test, you will receive your learner's permit. You have to wait a year before you can take to your road test. You should practice driving during that time. Any time that you are driving you must be accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. For the first three months after receiving your learner's permit, you are only allowed to drive during the day.
The FL permit test consists of 2 sections: Road Rule and Road Sign. Each section has twenty questions. You cannot get more than 5 questions wrong in each section.
You will know if you passed your FL Permit Test immediately after completing your test.
No. You are not allowed to use your FL Driver's Manual or any other study materials during your FL Permit Test.
No. You do not have to take a drug test, but you do have to attend a Drug and Alcohol Awareness course.
To give yourself the best chance of passing your FL Permit Test you should study all chapters and sections of the FL Driver's Manual. The exam will test your knowledge of speed limits, pavement markings, traffic signs, defensive driving and much more basic rules of the road.
To be eligible to apply for a FL permit test, you need to be at least 15 years old, be able to demonstrate that you have attended a Substance Abuse and Traffic Law course and be able to provide proof of your address. You must also pass the vision, hearing and written tests required by the DMV. If you are under 18, you must also have a signed parental consent form.
You will need to provide proof of your identity (your birth certificate or United States passport), proof of your social security number, proof that you have attended and completed a Substance Abuse and Traffic Law course and proof of your address. If you are under 18 and unmarried, you will also need to bring a signed parental consent form.
The initial fee is $54.25.
It's a good idea to have your parent or legal guardian accompany you as they need to sign your application. If they are unable to accompany you, a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older can accompany you instead. Just remember to make sure your parent or legal guardian signs your application in the presence of a notary public official beforehand.