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Kansas Practice Permit Test

Whether you’ll be driving through fields or through Topeka, you’ll need to pass your Kansas driving test first. Our Kansas DMV practice test is designed to help you pass your test confidently the first time around.

All our assessments include full answer explanations, so you’ll always come away with a complete understanding of the material. We even created an assessment specifically for Kansas road signs, so you’ll never be lost during your exam.

Preparing early is the best way to ensure you pass with flying colors. Start by answering some of the questions below.

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Kansas Permit Practice Tests

Use one of our free Kansas DMV practice tests linked below. You will find answer explanations at the end of each exam. Make sure to use those explanations to help you learn important concepts.

Kansas Road Signs

If you are more concerned about road signs, you can take our Kansas road signs practice test. The exam includes signs you may see on your actual exam.

About the Kansas Permit Test

The Kansas permit driving test is made up of 25 total questions. Of those 25 questions, individuals will need to answer 20 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 80%.

Individuals must be at least 14 years of age to take the Kansas permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Kansas permit test:

  1. Apply for your permit in person
  2. Fill out the application
  3. Have your parent or guardian present
  4. Provide proper documentation
  5. Pass vision test
  6. Pass knowledge test
  7. Pay fees ($17)
  8. Get your picture taken
  9. Get your permit

Documentation Required

When applying for your permit at the Kansas 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 Kansas 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 Kansas, you do not need any drivers education hours. You will need at least 50 hours of supervised driving hours.

Kansas Driving Test FAQs

There are a total of 25 questions on the Kansas permit test.

For the KS written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 20 questions

You may apply for a permit in Kansas when you are at least 14 years old.

You can get your license in Kansas when you have waited at least 12 months after you received your permit.

You can get your license in Kansas when you have had the following supervised driving time: 25 hours, in learner phase; 25 hours before age 16; 10 of the 50 hours must be at night.

The minimum age for a driver’s license in Kansas is: 16 

In Kansas you will have the following restrictions on your driver’s license –

Nighttime Restrictions: 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Passenger Restrictions: no more than one passenger younger than 18.

The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 17.

The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 17.

In Kansas, drivers age 15 but not yet 16 may be granted a restricted license if they have completed driver training. Restricted license holders younger than 16 may not drive unless supervised other than to and from school or work via the most direct route and may not carry minor passengers other than siblings.

To get a restricted license, applicants must have driven at least 25 of the 50 hours required for a full license and must have held an instruction permit for 12 months.

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.