Whether you want to drive across the state or just to the local football game, our Alabama permit test will help you fully prepare for your driver’s test so you pass the first time around.
Our Alabama permit practice test is designed just like the real thing to help you feel prepared. We even include an Alabama road signs test to help you familiarize yourself with the signs you’ll encounter along the way. All of the questions on our exams come with full answer explanations, so you’ll fully understand every question that’s thrown at you.
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Alabama Permit Practice Tests
Begin your preparation by using one of the free AL MVD practice exams linked below. Our practice exams include answer explanations that will help you better understand key concepts. The exams are 100% free and require no registration.
Alabama Road Signs
Concerned about road signs for your upcoming exam? We’ve got you covered. You can use our AL road signs practice test to focus strictly on the signs of the road.
About the Alabama Permit Test
The Alabama permit driving test is made up of 30 total questions. Of those 30 questions, individuals will need to answer 24 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 80%.
Individuals must be at least 15 years of age to take the Alabama permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Alabama permit test:
- Apply for your permit in person
- Provide proper documentation
- Pass vision test
- Pass knowledge test
- Pay fee ($37)
- Get your permit
When applying for your permit at the Alabama MVD, you will need to provide proof of your name, age, and address. Typical documents you can use include:
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- 1099 Form, W2 Statement or Paystub
- Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship
Please be sure to check the Official Alabama MVD Site for complete details.
In addition, you will typically need to have a parent or guardian present if you are under the age of 18.
After you receive your learners permit, you will need to complete some general requirements to get your full driver’s license. In the state of Alabama, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours and at least 50 hours of supervised driving hours.
Alabama Driving Test FAQs
How Many Questions are on the Alabama Permit Test?
There are a total of 30 questions on the Alabama permit test.
What is the Passing Grade for the Alabama Permit Test?
For the AL written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 24 questions.
How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in Alabama?
You may apply for a permit in Alabama when you are at least 15 years old.
How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in Alabama?
You can get your license in Alabama when you have waited at least 6 months after you received your permit.
What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in Alabama?
You can get your license in Alabama when you have had the following supervised driving time: 50 hours.
How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in Alabama?
The minimum age for a driver’s license in Alabama is: 16
What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in Alabama?
In Alabama you will have the following restrictions on your driver’s license –
Nighttime Restrictions: midnight-6 a.m.
Passenger Restrictions: no more than 1 passenger secondary enforcement.
The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 17 and licensed for 6 months (min. age: 17).
The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 17 and licensed for 6 months (min. age: 17)
Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in Alabama?
In Alabama, the supervising driver must be a parent, guardian or driving instructor. At age 16, permit holders may drive with a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old.