Hey! Are you planning on getting a learner’s permit in Illinois? If you are, you might be nervous about the impeding exam you have to take to get that permit. Well, don’t be! We have a three part study process that will let you master the test before you even take it!
1) Illinois Practice Permit Test: Step one of this process couldn’t even be any simpler. Just take the practice test we’ve prepared! You can take it first to help guage how much you need to study, or you could take it after you’ve studied to ensure that you’ve mastered the material! You can even study for the test then take breaks by repeatedly taking the practice test, it’s up to you!
2) Illinois Drivers Manual: Besides taking that pracice test over and over again, you should probably read the Illinois drivers handbook that actually explains all of the material you’ll be tested on, in the practice test and the real test. We’ve got it right here so you don’t need to go anywhere else!
3) Illinois Road Signs: While you’re reading that drivers handbook, make sure you pay attention to the road signs! They show up all over any driving-based exam you’ll take, even outside of Illinois. Also pay attention to road signs when you drive or something.
4) Illinois Permit Test Flash Cards: Illinois permit test flash cards will help you remember the Illinois road signs and road rules in an easy way. Study these flash cards to prepare for the Illinois permit test.
5) Illinois Permit Test Cheat Sheet: This cheat sheet will help you remember the important test questions and help you prepare for the Illinois permit test in simple easy way. You can either download or read the cheat sheet online.
Do you believe that it is really this simple? We hope so, because it is! Studying for an Illinois learner’s permit is not on the same level as studying for the SAT, but we feel that in today’s car-centric society, the impact it will have on your life as just as big!
Illinois Permit Test FAQs:
How do I get driver’s permit in Illinois?
If you have never had a driver’s license before, you must apply for a learner’s permit in Illinois. To do this, you must pass a written exam on safe driving techniques, traffic signs and motor vehicle laws. When you get the learner’s permit, you will then need to pass the vision screening test and the road skills test in order to obtain an Illinois driver’s license.
It is required by Illinois law that teens under the age of 18, who are new drivers, show proof that they have had at least 50 hours supervised by a parent or legal guardian, 10 of which must occur at night.
How do I prepare for the Illinois permit test?
A requirement of the Illinois DMV is that a written exam on safe driving techniques, traffic signs, and motor vehicle laws must be passed by all applicants. You are encouraged to study for this exam so that you can obtain your learner’s permit as soon as you reach the required age. You can take an online practice exam that provides actual sample questions from the DMV exam. Test your driving knowledge by taking the Illinois practice permit test now.
If you don’t pass the exam, you may be charged a fee to rewrite the test and you may have to wait at least until the next day to retake it.
I have recently moved to Illinois. How do I get the driver’s license?
If you are a new resident to Illinois and you hold a license from another state, you must, within 90 days of moving to the state, obtain an Illinois driver’s license. You will be required to turn over your out-of-state license so make sure you bring it with you when you head to the DMV.
You must pass a written test, a vision test and possibly a driving skills test, to obtain an Illinois license.
I am from the overseas. Do I have to apply for the Illinois driver’s license?
If you are a visitor to Illinois, and have a valid foreign license you may drive in the state using this license.
If you are a foreign national or an immigrant, and you are in the US with a student or work visa, you can apply for a Temporary Visitor Driver’s License (TVDL). You will must pass the written, vision and road skills tests. This temporary license is valid until the expiration of your visa or 3 years, whichever comes first.
What documentation do I require for IL driving permit?
You must have the following required documents with you when you head to the Illinois DMV to get your driver’s license:
What will happen after I pass the permit test?
You will receive the following, when your licensing requirements have been met:
- Restricted Driver’s License (16 years to 17 years of age), which expires three months after the 21st birthday.
- Full Driver’s License (18 years to 20 years of age), which expires three months after the 21st birthday.
- Full Driver’s License (21 years of age and older), which is valid for 4 years.
Always remember—to operate a vehicle safely, you must have knowledge, practiced skill and respectfully understand the limitations that can be imposed by the environment as well as other drivers.