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Mississippi Practice Permit Test

Do you dream about driving across the Mississippi River? You’ll need to pass your Mississippi permit test first. Passing the exam is easy with a little practice.

Taking a Mississippi practice permit test will ensure you pass your driving test on your first try. All the questions on our exams come with full answer explanations, so you’re never left wondering about the material you may have missed. We even designed a test specifically for Mississippi road signs.

To get started, answer some questions below. You’ll be driving in no time!

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Mississippi Permit Practice Tests

Begin your preparation by using one of the free MS DPS practice exams linked below. Our practice exams include answer explanations that will help you better understand key concepts. The exams are 100% free and require no registration.

Mississippi Road Signs

Concerned about road signs for your upcoming exam? We’ve got you covered. You can use our MS road signs practice test to focus strictly on the signs of the road.

About the Mississippi Permit Test

The Mississippi permit driving test is made up of 30 total questions. Of those 30 questions, individuals will need to answer 24 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 Mississippi permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Mississippi permit test:

  1. Fill out application form
  2. Apply for your permit in person
  3. Provide proper documentation
  4. Pay fee ($7)
  5. Pass computer exam
  6. Pass vision exam
  7. Get your permit

Documentation Required

When applying for your permit at the Mississippi DPS, 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 Mississippi DPS 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 Mississippi, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours. There is technically no requirement for the number of supervised driving hours, but the more the better.

Mississippi Driving Test FAQs

There are a total of 30 questions on the Mississippi permit test.

For the MS written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 24 questions

You may apply for a permit in Mississippi when you are at least 15 years old.

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

You can get your license in Mississippi when you have had the following supervised driving time: none.

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

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

Nighttime Restrictions: 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. Sun.-Thur., 11:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. Fri. – Sat.

Passenger Restrictions: none.

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

In Mississippi, license applicants 17 and older are exempt from the 12-month learner’s permit holding period. In Mississippi, license applicants 17 and older are exempt from the requirement to get an intermediate license.

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.