Montana DMV Test Prep

Use the following MT(Montana) 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 Montana.

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MT 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!

MT DMV Test

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

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MT Alcohol/Drugs

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

MT Intersection

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

MT Lane Change

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

MT Lights

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

MT Parking

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

MT Regulation

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

MT Signal

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

MT Signs

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

MT Speed

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

MT Symbols

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

MT Traffic

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

MT Vehicle

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

MT Other

Driving is not simple. Take this FREE MT permit practice test to learn all other important aspects of driving, including emergency responses and driving exceptions.

Applying for your MT License

What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in Montana?

In Montana, you may apply for your learner’s permit starting at age 14.5 as long as they are enrolled in a state approved driver’s ed program.

What documents will I need to submit when applying for a driver's license in Montana?

If it is your first time applying for a license in Montana, you will need to have:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Montana residency
  • Proof of authorized presence
  • Parental consent (if under 18)
How do I contact my nearest Montana DMV office?

Driver’s licenses are issued at local Montana DMV offices. Here’s a list of Montana DMV offices.

Getting Ready for Your MT Permit Test

On the Montana permit test, what will I be tested on?

The permit test is comprised of written questions about Montana state-specific traffic laws, road signs, and rules of safe driving. The test questions have been created from material found in the Montana 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 Montana permit test?

Although the MT driver’s handbook is the source of truth when it comes to writing the Montana permit test, it can be confusing to study from it. Our FREE MT 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 MT DMV marathon test and MT 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 Montana learner’s permit?

If you are 15 years old, you must have completed driver’s ed to apply for a learner’s permit. If you are under 15 years old, you must be enrolled in a state approved driver’s ed program to apply for a learner’s permit. If you are 16 years old or older, you do not need to complete driver’s ed to obtain a learner’s permit.

Is there a mobile Montana 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 Montana DMV Test?

The Montana permit test consists of 33 multiple choice questions.

What's the passing mark for the Montana DMV Test?

You must score 27 out of 33 questions correctly to pass the Montana permit test.

Taking Your MT Permit Test

How do I sign up for my permit test in Montana?

To sign up for your permit test in Montana, simply find a local DMV office when you’re ready to apply.

Which DMV office should I go to take my permit test in Montana?

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 Montana permit test?

To pass your Montana permit test, you are expected to know Montana traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the Montana 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 33 multiple choice questions on the permit test. You need to get at least 81% 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.

Next Steps

I failed my Montana permit test, what should I do?

If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit. You may take it again next business day.

I passed my Montana permit test! Now what?

Congratulations!

If you are over 18 years old, you must hold your learner’s permit for at least 6 months and complete 50 hours of supervised driving, 10 of which must be done at night.

If you are under 18 years old, you must hold on to your permit for at least 6 months. During that time you should get 50 hours of supervised driving, 10 of which must be done at night. You may not drive with more than one unrelated passenger under 18 for the first 6 months. For the second six months, you may not have more than 3 unrelated passengers under 18 with you. You also cannot drive between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am.

When can I take my road test?

After getting your learner’s permit you must wait at least 6 months to take your road test. If you are under 18 some restrictions apply while on a permit:

  • You may not drive between 11 pm and 5 am
  • You may not drive with more than one unrelated passenger under 18 for the first 6 months.
  • For the second six months, you may not have more than 3 unrelated passengers under 18 with you.
Who may I have in the car with me while driving in Montana with a learner's permit?

You must have a licensed parent, guardian, or driver that is 18 years or older and has authorization from the parent or guardian accompanying you while driving with a permit. If you are under 18 you may only have one unrelated passenger under 18 with you when driving with a permit for the first six months. For the second six months, you may only have up to three unrelated passengers under 18 with you when driving with a permit.

New to Montana

Will I have to pass a road test when I move to Montana 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 Montana?

Yes, you may drive with you out-of-state learner’s permit in Montana for up to 60 days with a licensed driver. You must adhere to the rules of both your home state and Montana.

Where do I find more driving-related information when moving to Montana?

If you have further questions regarding driving in Montana,  you should visit the Montana DMV website.

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