Connecticut DMV Practice Tests
Use the following CT (Connecticut) 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, do a DMV permit test simulation, and/or challenge yourself to the ultimate DMV marathon test that includes all of the test questions for Connecticut.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties specific to CT.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about intersections, including right-of-ways, rules, sharing the road, etc.
How do you change lanes? Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about lane changes, including right-of-ways, blind spots, and the proper signals.
Traffic lights are signalling devices that control flows of traffic to promote safe driving. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about traffic lights and what they mean.
Traffic regulations are rules that you must follow to promote safe driving. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about regulations pertaining to your state.
Signalling is a way to communicate with other road users. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about different types of traffic signs, what they mean, and how to react to them.
Symbols and colors can tell you a lot. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about traffic symbols, including where they are used and how to interpret them.
Traffic is the movement of road users. Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about traffic rules, safe practices, and how to share the road with other road users.
Do you know how to operate the lights on your vehicle? Take this FREE CT permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your CT License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Connecticut?
In Connecticut, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 16.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Connecticut?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Connecticut, you will need to have:
- The Learner’s Permit Application.
- Parental Consent Form (if under 18)
- 2 Proofs of Residency
- 2 Proofs of ID
- Proof of Social Security Number
How do I contact my nearest Connecticut DMV office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Connecticut DMV offices. Here’s a list of Connecticut DMV offices.
Getting Ready for Your CT Permit Test
On the Connecticut permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Connecticut state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Connecticut Driver’s 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 Connecticut permit test?
Although the CT driver’s handbookis the source of truth when it comes to writing the Connecticut permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE CT 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 answer a question, 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 CT DMV marathon test and CT 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 Connecticut learner’s permit?
- If you are under 18, you need 30 hours of classroom training with either a commercial driving school or a secondary driver’s education course. There’s also the option of home training which includes 22 hours of classroom type training and an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices Course.
- Adults over 18 must complete an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices Course through a commercial or secondary driving school.
Is there a mobile Connecticut DMV Practice Test app for my iPhone/iPad and/or android device(s)?
Yes, there is. In fact, our FREE DMV Practice Test 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 Connecticut DMV Test?
The Connecticut permit test is consisted of 25 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Alaska DMV Test?
You must score 20 out of 25 questions correctly to pass the Connecticut permit test.
Taking Your CT Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Connecticut?
To sign up for your permit test in Connecticut, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Connecticut?
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 Connecticut permit test?
To pass your Connecticut permit test, you are expected to know Connecticut traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Connecticut Driver’s 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 25 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 80% in order to pass. Remember, You are NOT allowed to use the driver’s handbook 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.
I failed my Connecticut permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You must wait at least 14 days before taking it again. And you will have to pay another $40 testing fee.
I passed my Connecticut permit test! Now what?
If you are over 18 years old, you must hold your learner’s permit for at least 90 days. You must also complete an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices Course through a commercial or secondary driving school.
If you are under 18 years old, you need to get 30 hours of classroom training with either a commercial driving school or a secondary driver’s education course and hold your learner’s permit for at least 120 days. There’s also the option of home training which includes 22 hours of classroom type training and an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices Course where you must hold your permit for 180 days. You must also get an additional 40 hours of behind-the-wheel training.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 90 days if you are over 18 years old before you could take your road test. If you are under 18, you must wait at least 120 days.
During this time period, adults over 18 must complete an 8-hour Safe Driving Practices Course through a commercial or secondary driving school. Teems under 18 would need to get 30 hours of classroom training as well as obtain 40 hours of behind-the-wheel training. In addition, you may drive in various places with your learner’s permit as long as you have a licensed driver age 20 or older beside you.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Connecticut with a learner's permit?
You cannot have anyone in the car with you for the first three months other than a licensed instructor, licensed parent or licensed adult age 20 or older. After the first three months, you may have immediate family members in the car with you. Make sure you always have a licensed driver age 20 or older with you.
New to Connecticut
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Connecticut from another state？
Usually no road test is required. However, that is up to the discretion of the examiner.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Connecticut?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Connecticut. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Connecticut.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Connecticut?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Connecticut, you should visit the Connecticut DMV website.