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District of Columbia Driving Test FAQs

  1. How Many Questions are on the District of Columbia Permit Test?
  2. What is the Passing Grade for the District of Columbia Permit Test?
  3. How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in District of Columbia?
  4. How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in District of Columbia?
  5. What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in District of Columbia?
  6. How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in District of Columbia?
  7. What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in District of Columbia?
  8. Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in District of Columbia?

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Q: How Many Questions are on the District of Columbia Permit Test?

There are a total of 20 questions on the District of Columbia permit test.

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Q: What is the Passing Grade for the District of Columbia Permit Test?

For the DC written test, you must answer at least 75% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 15 questions

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Q: How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in District of Columbia?

You may apply for a permit in District of Columbia when you are at least 16 yearsold.

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Q: How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in District of Columbia?

You can get your license in District of Columbia when you have waited at least 6 months  after you received your permit.

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Q: What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in District of Columbia?

You can get your license in District of Columbia when you have had the following supervised driving time: 40 hours in learner’s stage; 10 hours at night in intermediate stage.

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Q: How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in District of Columbia?

The minimum age for a driver's license in District of Columbia is: 16, 6 months  

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Q: What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in District of Columbia?

In District of Columbia you will have the following restrictions on your driver's license - Nighttime Restrictions: September–June: 11 p.m.-6 a.m. Sun.–Thur., 12:01 a.m.-6 a.m. Sat.–Sun.; July–August: 12:01 a.m.-6 a.m.and Passenger Restrictions: first 6 months—no passengers; thereafter, no more than 2 passengers . The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: entire intermediate stage (min. age: 18) . The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: no passengers for 6 months; no more than 2 for the remaining intermediate stage (min. age: 18) 

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Q: Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in District of Columbia?

In the District of Columbia, the learner's stage is mandatory for all license applicants, regardless of age. A nighttime restriction (9 p.m.-6 a.m.) applies in the learner stage. In the District of Columbia, license applicants younger than 21 must go through the intermediate stage until they have completed it or until they turn 21. Provisional license holders who are younger than 21 are required to adhere to the night and passenger restriction for the duration of the stage, six-month minimum. Drivers younger than 18 who hold a full license with conditions must also adhere to the night and passenger restrictions.

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