Wisconsin Practice Permit Test

Have you always dreamt of seeing the Green Bay Packers play? Before you can drive to the stadium, you’ll need to pass your Wisconsin permit test first.

Taking a Wisconsin DMV practice test is the best way to ensure you’ll fully prepared for the exam. We created exams that will help you learn specific topics like Wisconsin road signs, all of which come with complete answer explanations.

You’ll be passing your test with flying colors if you start by preparing early. Answer some of the questions below to get started.

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Wisconsin Permit Practice Tests

Begin your preparation by using one of the free WI DMV 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.

Wisconsin Road Signs

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

About the Wisconsin Permit Test

The Wisconsin permit driving test is made up of 50 total questions. Of those 50 questions, individuals will need to answer 40 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 80%.

Individuals must be at least 15.5 years of age to take the Wisconsin permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Wisconsin permit test:

  1. Enroll in drivers education
  2. Be enrolled in high school or equivalent program
  3. Apply for your permit in person
  4. Provide proper documentation
  5. Pass the signs and knowledge test
  6. Pay fees
  7. Get your permit

Documentation Required

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

Wisconsin Driving Test FAQs

There are a total of 50 questions on the Wisconsin permit test.

For the WI written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 40 questions

You may apply for a permit in Wisconsin when you are at least 15 years 6 months old.

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

You can get your license in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin is: 16

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

Nighttime Restrictions: midnight – 5 a.m.

Passenger Restrictions: no more than 1 passenger.

The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach: 9 months of license or until age 18.

The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach: 9 months of license or until age 18.

In Wisconsin, enrollment in driver education is required for permit applicants younger than 18. During the learner’s stage, permit holders may carry three passengers if supervised by a driving instructor in a dual-control vehicle.

Permit holders 16 and older may carry one passenger 25 or older who has been licensed at least two years. In Wisconsin driver education is required for license applicants younger than 18.

Gianni Evangelisti
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