Idaho Practice Permit Test

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If you want to get around Idaho, you’ll want to have a driver’s license. But passing your Idaho driving test can feel intimidating, especially to new drivers. That’s why we designed practice tests to help you prepare.

Our Idaho DMV practice test will assess you on everything you’ll need to know for your driver’s exam. By the time you finish our practice questions, you’ll be a master of Idaho road signs.

Preparing early is the key to success. Get started by answering some questions below, and you’ll pass your driver’s exam on your first try.

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Idaho Permit Practice Tests

Quiz yourself with our free Idaho DMV practice tests which are listed below. There is no registration required and the exams are 100% free. You will have access to the answer explanations at the end – use them to learn why an answer was right or wrong.

Idaho Road Signs

Take our ID road signs practice test linked below. This exam includes only road signs questions and will help you prepare for any signs you may see on your exam.

About the Idaho Permit Test

The Idaho permit driving test is made up of 40 total questions. Of those 40 questions, individuals will need to answer 34 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 85%.

Individuals must be at least 14.5 years of age to take the Idaho permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Idaho permit test:

  1. Apply for your permit in person
  2. Provide proper documentation
  3. Confirm secondary school education
  4. Get consent from parent or guardian
  5. Fill out application form
  6. Pass vision test
  7. Pay fee ($18)
  8. Pass knowledge test
  9. Get picture taken
  10. Get your permit

Documentation Required

When applying for your permit at the Idaho DMV, you will need to provide proof of your name, age, and address. Typical documents you can use include:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Social Security Card
  • 1099 Form, W2 Statement or Paystub
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship

Please be sure to check the Official Idaho DMV 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 Idaho, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours and at least 50 hours of supervised driving hours.

Idaho Driving Test FAQs

There are a total of 40 questions on the Idaho permit test.

For the ID written test, you must answer at least 85% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 34 questions

You may apply for a permit in Idaho when you are at least 14 years and 6 months old.

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

You can get your license in Idaho when you have had the following supervised driving time: 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night .

The minimum age for a driver’s license in Idaho is: 15 

In Idaho you will have the following restrictions on your driver’s license – Nighttime Restrictions: sunset to sunrise and Passenger Restrictions: licensees 16 and younger can have no more than 1 passenger younger than 17.

The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 16 (min. age: 16).

The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach: 6 months of license or age 17 (min. age: 15.5) 

In Idaho, license applicants younger than 17 must have completed driver education.

There are three classes of learner’s permits — a training instruction permit for people 14.5 years old taking driver education; a supervised instruction permit for practice driving with a nonprofessional supervisor; and an instruction permit for people younger than 17 who have completed driver education and supervised driving or for people 17 and older without either driver education or supervised driving.

Gianni Evangelisti
Gianni has been working in the test prep industry for 6+ years. Gianni has created test prep materials across multiple different exam categories.