Alaska DMV Practice Tests


Use the following AK (Alaska) DMV practice tests to study for your DMV permit test, driver’s license test, and/or senior citizens’ refresher test.

Depending on your study style, you can choose to study by individual topics (13 topics available), do a DMV permit test simulation, and/or challenge yourself to the ultimate DMV marathon test that includes all of the test questions for Alaska.


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AK Marathon Test

This test contains all the DMV test questions we have! Don’t say you are ready for the real test until you pass this test with flying colors!


This is our Alaska DMV Test simulator – same passing score and number of questions as the real test, different EVERY TIME you re-take this test.

Study on the go, download our FREE app


AK Alcohol/Drugs

Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to AK.

AK Intersection

Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about intersections, including right-of-ways, rules, sharing the road, etc.

AK Lane Change

How do you change lanes? Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about lane changes, including right-of-ways, blind spots, and the proper signals.

AK Lights

Traffic lights are signalling devices that control flows of traffic to promote safe driving. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about traffic lights and what they mean.

AK Parking

Parking is an essential part of driving. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about parking, including how to park, where to park, and rules of parking.

AK Regulation

Traffic regulations are rules that you must follow to promote safe driving. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about regulations pertaining to your state.

AK Signal

Signalling is a way to communicate with other road users. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.

AK Signs

How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.

AK Speed

Speed limits are set to promote safe driving. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about the how fast you can drive on various roadways and in different areas of your state.

AK Symbols

Symbols and colors can tell you a lot. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about traffic symbols, including where they are used and how to interpret them.

AK Traffic

Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about traffic rules, safe practices, and how to share the road with other road users.

AK Vehicle

Do you know how to operate the lights on your vehicle? Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.

AK Other

Driving is not simple. Take this FREE AK permit practice test to learn all other important aspects of driving, including emergency responses and driving exceptions.
Applying for your AK License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Alaska?
You must be at least 14 in order to be eligible for a permit in Alaska. You must be at least 16 to get your license.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Alaska?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Alaska, you will need to make certain to have:

  • A permit application (Form 478)
  • Two forms of ID
  • A parental consent form ( if under 18 years old)
  • Proof of social security number
  • Proof of age
  • Provide proof of address
How do I contact my nearest Alaska DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Alaska DMV offices.
Getting Ready for Your AK Permit Test
On the Alaska permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Alaska state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Alaska Driver Manual and cover a range of topics including vehicle safety responsibility, right-of-way, signals, signs, and markers, parking, stopping, and standing, alcohol and drug impact on the driving ability, and more. In addition to passing the written exam, you will also need to pass a vision screening.
What is the best way to study for the Alaska permit test?
Although the AK driver manualis the source of truth when it comes to writing the Alaska permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE AK DMV Practice Tests contain questions that are 100% accurate and based on the driver’s manual. We break down the topics into 13 easy to understand practice tests. Focus on road signs, speeding limits, traffic violations, defensive driving techniques and proper yielding situations. And whenever you get a question wrong, you tell you WHY on the spot so you won’t make the same mistake again. When you done studying the individual topics, take our FREE AK DMV marathon test and AK DMV permit test simulator to assess your readiness for the real test. Remember, you can take our prep tests as many times as you want until you are 100% ready.
Is driver’s education required in order to get an Alaska learner’s permit?
Yes, if you are under 18, you are required to log at least 40 hours of behind the wheel training (10 of those hours being in adverse driving conditions).You can be enrolled in driver’s education as early as 14 years of age.
Is there a mobile DMV Practice Test app for my iPhone/iPad and/or android device(s)?
Yes, there is. In fact, our FREE DMV Practice Tests app (DMV Hub) has over 2 million downloads to date. We make passing the DMV permit test even easier with features like smart timer and in-app analytical tools that tell you if you are ready to take the real test or not. You can download our app from the App Store or Google Play.
How many questions are on the Alaska DMV Test?
There are 20 multiple choice questions on the AK DMV test.
What's the passing mark for the Alaska DMV Test?
You must score at least 16 out of 20 correct on the AK DMV test  in order to pass.
Taking Your AK Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Alaska?
To sign up for your permit test in Alaska, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Alaska?
It doesn’t matter which DMV office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DMV office nearest to them. To find out where the DMV offices are located at, visit the DMV Offices page.
How do I pass the Alaska permit test?
To pass your Alaska permit test, you are expected to know Alaska traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Alaska Driver License manual, which is what our FREE DMV practice test questions are based on. Subjects will cover sharing the road, meaning of road signs, navigating Intersections, speeding consequences, drinking and driving laws.

There are 20 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 16/20 in order to pass. Remember, You are NOT allowed to use the driver’s book during your permit test. You are being tested on your ability to recall the rules of the road. Prepare yourself before you go in and you will see that you can do well without the manual.

Next Steps
I failed my Alaska permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit. The Alaska DMV will let you take your permit again as early as the next day.
I passed my Alaska permit test! Now what?
Congratulations! After you pass your written test, you will need to wait at least 6 months before taking your road test if you are over 18 years of age. Use this 6 months wisely to practice your driving skills. You are required to get at least 40 hours of behind the wheel training. You are encouraged to drive in various situations and conditions. Alaska sometimes has very adverse weather and road conditions such as rain, mud, cliffs, ice, and wild animals. Remember, you must always have a licensed driver age 21 or older with you.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 6 months before you could take the road test if you are over 18. During this time period, you will need to acquire at least 40 hours of behind the wheel training. Once you have prepared yourself and met all of the requirements mentioned above, you may schedule your road test.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Alaska with a permit?
You cannot drive alone. You are required to have a licensed driver at least 21 or older in the car with you at all times.
New to Alaska
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Alaska from another state?
No, but you must pass the knowledge test. You can study for the test using our FREE AK DMV Practice Tests.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Alaska?
Yes, you can drive in Alaska with your out-of-state learner’s permit for up to 90 days if you are at least 16 years old.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Alaska?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Alaska,  you should visit the Alaska DMV Website.

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