New Hampshire DMV Test Prep

Use the following NH(New Hampshire) 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 New Hampshire.

NH 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!

NH DMV Test

This is our New Hampshire 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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NH Alcohol/Drugs

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

NH Intersection

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

NH Lane Change

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

NH Lights

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

NH Parking

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

NH Regulation

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

NH Signal

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

NH Signs

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

NH Speed

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

NH Symbols

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

NH Traffic

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

NH Vehicle

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

NH Other

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

Applying for your NH License

What is the minimum age to apply for a driving permit in New Hampshire?
In New Hampshire, 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 New Hampshire?

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

  • A driver’s license application
  • Two Proofs of Identity
  • The green Driver Education Completion Certificate (if under 18)
  • A Parent or Guardian Authorization Certificate (if under 18)
  • A completed Driver’s Out-Of-Class Log Sheet (if under 18)
  • Proof of residency (if over 18)
How do I contact my nearest New Hampshire DMV office?

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

Getting Ready for Your NH Permit Test

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

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

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

No, but you will need driver’s education to obtain a driver’s license.

Is there a mobile New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire DMV Test?

The New Hampshire permit test is consisted of 40 multiple choice questions.

What's the passing mark for the New Hampshire DMV Test?

You must score 32 out of 40 questions correctly to pass the New Hampshire permit test.

Taking Your C Permit Test

How do I sign up for my permit test in New Hampshire?

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

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

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 New Hampshire permit test?

To pass your New Hampshire permit test, you are expected to know New Hampshire traffic laws, road signs, and rules for safe driving. All material will be taken from the New Hampshire 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.

Next Steps
I failed my New Hampshire permit test, what should I do?
If you failed your written test, you won’t be given a permit.You must wait at least 10 days before taking it again.
I passed my New Hampshire permit test! Now what?

Congratulations!

If you are over 18 years old, you must complete 40 hours of supervised driving.

If you are under 18 years old, you must complete driver’s education before booking your road test. You will also need to complete at least 40 hours of supervised driving. Driver’s education consists of:

  • 30 hours of classroom instruction with a certified driver education instructor
  • 10 hours of practice driving with a certified driver education instructor
  • 6 hours of driving observation with a certified driver education instructor
When can I take my road test?

After getting your learner’s permit, if under 18, you must complete driver’s education and complete 40 hours of supervised driving before booking your road test. If over 18, you must complete 40 hours of supervised driving.

Who may I have in the car with me while driving in New Hampshire with a learner's permit?

You must have a licensed driver age 25 or older supervising you when you’re driving.

New to New Hampshire

Will I have to pass a road test when I move to New Hampshire from another state?

Usually no road test is required if you are at least 18 years old. However, that is up to the discretion of the examiner. You have 60 days to exchange your out-of-state license for a New Hampshire license.

Is my out-of-state learners permit valid in New Hampshire?

No.

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

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

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