Louisiana Practice Permit Test

Planning on driving to Mardi Gras? You’ll need to pass your Louisiana drivers test first.

Our practice Louisiana driving test is designed just like the real thing to help you feel prepared. We even include a Louisiana 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.

Start preparing now, and you’ll pass your driver’s test with flying colors. Start by answering some questions below.

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Louisiana Permit Practice Tests

One of the best ways to prepare for you driving exam is by using free LA OMV practice tests. Our exams are completely free and require no registration. Utilize the answer explanations at the end of exam to better learn important concepts you may be tested on.

Louisiana Road Signs

Many students are concerned about not recognizing common road signs when preparing for their exam. You can take our LA road signs practice test listed below. The exam includes only questions related to road signs.

About the Louisiana Permit Test

The Louisiana permit driving test is made up of 40 total questions. Of those 40 questions, individuals will need to answer 32 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 Louisiana permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Louisiana permit test:

  1. Complete drivers ed
  2. Apply for your permit in person
  3. Provide proper documentation
  4. Pass vision test
  5. Pass knowledge test
  6. Pay fees ($37)
  7. Get your permit

Documents Required

When applying for your permit at the Louisiana OMV, 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 Louisiana OMV 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 Louisiana, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours and at least 50 hours of supervised driving hours.

Louisiana Driving Test FAQs

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

For the LA written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 32 questions

You may apply for a permit in Louisiana when you are 15 years old.

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

You can get your license in Louisiana when you have had the following supervised driving time: 50 hours, 15 of which must be at night .

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

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

Nighttime Restrictions: 11 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Passenger Restrictions: no more than one passenger younger than 21 between the hours of 6 pm – 5 am; no passenger restriction from 5 am-6 pm.

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

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

In Louisiana, driver education is required for a permit and an intermediate license if the applicant is younger than 18.

People 18 and older must have completed a prelicensing training course including a minimum of 8 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.

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.