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Maryland Practice Permit Test

Do you dream about driving over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge someday? You’ll have to pass your Maryland permit test first. To make sure you pass with flying colors, our team designed a Maryland permit practice test to help you succeed and pass your test the first time.

All of our practice tests come with complete answer explanations, so you’ll always be able to understand why you got a question wrong. We even designed an exam specifically for Maryland road signs.

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Maryland Permit Practice Tests

Take a free Maryland MVA practice test below. We do not require any registration and our tests are 100% free. Take each practice test below and use the answer explanations at the end of each exam to learn more.

Maryland Road Signs

If you want to focus just on road signs, take our Maryland road signs practice test below. You will be quizzed on Maryland road signs that you may see on your actual exam.

About the Maryland Permit Test

The Maryland permit driving test is made up of 25 total questions. Of those 25 questions, individuals will need to answer 22 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 88%.

Individuals must be at least 15.75 years of age to take the Maryland permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Maryland permit test:

  1. Collect proper documentation
  2. Fill out form DL 300
  3. Apply for your permit in person
  4. Get consent from parent or guardian
  5. Pay fee ($50)
  6. Pass vision test
  7. Pass knowledge test
  8. Get your permit (by mail)

Documentation Required

When applying for your permit at the Maryland MVA, 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 Maryland MVA 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 Maryland, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours and at least 60 hours of supervised driving hours.

Maryland Driving Test FAQs

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

For the MD written test, you must answer at least 88% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 22 questions

You may apply for a permit in Maryland when you are at least 15.75.

You can get your license in Maryland when you have waited at least 9 months after you received your permit.

You can get your license in Maryland when you have had the following supervised driving time: 60 hours, 10 of which must be at night .

The minimum age for a driver’s license in Maryland is: 16.5.

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

Nighttime Restrictions: midnight – 5 a.m.

Passenger Restrictions: no passengers younger than 18 secondary enforcement.

The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 18.

The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach the age of: 18.

In Maryland, all license applicants younger than 25 must hold a learner’s permit for nine months before taking the road test and all applicants 25 and older must hold the permit for 45 days.

In Maryland, the nighttime driving restriction only applies to intermediate license holders younger than 18.

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.