Minnesota DMV Test Prep
Use the following MN(Minnesota) 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 Minnesota.
Never drive under the influence! Take this FREE MN permit practice test to learn all about alcohol and drugs while driving, including regulations related to DUI and penalties.
Accidents often occur at intersections. Take this FREE MN 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 MN 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 MN 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 MN 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 MN permit practice test to learn all about signalling rules and hand signals.
How well do you know your traffic signs? Take this FREE MN 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 MN 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 MN 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 MN permit practice test to learn all about vehicle lights, where they are, and when to use them.
Applying for your MN License
What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Minnesota?
In Minnesota, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 15.
What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Minnesota?
If it is your first time applying for a license in Minnesota, you will need to remember your Social Security Number. You must also provide documents that prove your first, middle and last name as well as your date of birth. These could be documents such as:
- A Certified Birth Certificate
- A Certificate of Birth Abroad
- A Valid US Passport
- An Adoption Certificate
- A Tribal Government Identification Card
- A Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization
If you’re under 18 you must also bring your certificate of enrollment (Blue Card) proving you’ve completed driver’s education.
How do I contact my nearest Minnesota DVS office?
Driver’s licenses are issued at local Minnesota DVS offices. Here’s a list of Minnesota DVS offices.
Getting Ready for Your MN Permit Test
On the Minnesota permit test, what will I be tested on?
The permit test is comprised of written questions about Minnesota state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Minnesota 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 Minnesota permit test?
Although the MN driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Minnesota permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE MN 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 MN DMV marathon test and MN 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 Minnesota learner’s permit?
Yes if you are under 18:
- You need to complete a driver’s education program and a behind-the-wheel program.
- Minnesota drivers’ ed consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind the wheel driving training.
Adults over 18 do not need to complete driver’s education.
Is there a mobile Minnesota 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 Minnesota DMV Test?
The Minnesota permit test consists of 40 multiple choice questions.
What's the passing mark for the Minnesota DMV Test?
You must score 32 out of 40 questions correctly to pass the Minnesota permit test.
Taking Your MN Permit Test
How do I sign up for my permit test in Minnesota?
To sign up for your permit test in Minnesota, simply find a local DVS office when you’re ready to apply.
Which DVS office should I go to take my permit test in Minnesota?
It doesn’t matter which DVS office you go to, but most people choose to go to a DVS office nearest to them. To find out where the DVS offices are located at, visit the DVS Offices page.
How do I pass the Minnesota permit test?
To pass your Minnesota permit test, you are expected to know Minnesota traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Minnesota 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 40 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 Minnesota permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You can take it again as early as you want. If you fail after 2 attempts, you have to pay a $10 fee for each test.
I passed my Minnesota permit test! Now what?
If you are over 18 years old, you must hold your learner’s permit for at least 3 months before getting a license.
If you are under 18 years old, you must hold your learner’s permit for at least 6 months before getting a license.
When can I take my road test?
After getting your learner’s permit, you must wait at least 3 months if you are over 18 years old before you could take your road test. If you are 18 or under, you must wait at least 6 months.
During this time period, teens under 18 would need to complete 50 hours of supervised driving (40 if your parents took the awareness class), 15 of which must be done at night..
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Minnesota with a learner's permit?
You must have at least a supervising licensed driver aged 21 or older with you when driving.
New to Minnesota
Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Minnesota from another state？
Usually no road test is required as long as your is not expired for more than a year. If you hold a valid license, you only need to pass the written and vision test within 60 days.
Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in Minnesota?
Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Minnesota. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Minnesota.
Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Minnesota?
If you have further questions regarding driving in Minnesota, you should visit the Minnesota DVS website.