Driving in Ohio can be a great time. Whether you’re driving down the freeway between the major metropolitan centers, seeing the many state and national parks, or even just driving down the street to the grocery store, you’re going to have to get a driver’s license first. And if you’re between 15-1/2 and 18, that’s going to involve getting a learner’s permit first. Of course, getting a learner’s permit first requires taking the Ohio permit test at the BMV. If you’re totally new to the process, it can seem challenging, but with our three point learning system, it’s actually not challenging at all.
1) Ohio Practice Permit Test: Before you take the permit test for real, take our OH practice permit test! Our free test will help you bone up on your driving knowledge, and give you a leg up by helping you find any areas you need to study.
2) Ohio Drivers Manual: Sometimes, a really difficult class will have a bunch of different textbooks you have to study to get through it. Not so for the permit test; there’s just one drivers handbook you need to familiarize yourself with. We’ve got it right here, in case you haven’t gotten around to getting one in person at the BMV yet.
3) Ohio Road Signs: By road sign standards, Ohio isn’t that bad of a state. Even so, really getting to know all of the road signs will help you on the test, because road signs are going to be all over it.
4) Ohio Permit Test Flash Cards: Ohio permit test flash cards will help you remember the Ohio road signs and road rules in an easy way. Study these flash cards to prepare for the Ohio permit test.
5) Ohio Permit Test Cheat Sheet: This cheat sheet will help you remember the important test questions and help you prepare for the Ohio permit test in simple easy way. You can either download or read the cheat sheet online.
That’s it! With our help, you will pass that exam!
Ohio Permit Test FAQs:
How do I get driver’s permit in Ohio?
To get your driver’s permit in Ohio you must be hold a temporary permit for a minimum of six months and be at least 16 years old. If you’ve never had driver’s license before you will be required to apply for a temporary permit and write an exam on safe driving techniques, traffic signs and motor vehicle laws.
Once you have the learner’s permit, you will have to pass the vision screening test and the road skills test. You will then receive an Ohio probationary driver’s license.
If you are under the age of 18, you must hold the temporary permit for a minimum of 6 months and also have at least 24 hours of in class instruction and 8 hours of driver training behind the wheel. Before taking the road skills test, you must also have 50 hours, at least 10 of which are at night, of supervised driving time. The probationary license is valid until the age of 18 years.
How do I prepare for the Ohio permit test?
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 Ohio practice permit test now.
I have recently moved to Ohio. How do I get the driver’s license?
If you move to Ohio and have a license from another state, you must get your Ohio driver’s license as soon as you establish residence. You will be asked to turn in your out-of-state license, so make sure you take it with you when you head to the DMV.
The road test could be waived at the examiner’s discretion; however, you will be required to do the vision screening and the written exam to change your former license to an Ohio license. If your form license has expired, you may have to apply for a new license, which means you will have to pass the written, vision and road skills tests.
I am from the overseas. Do I have to apply for the Ohio driver’s license?
If you are visiting the United States and are a resident of another country, you are permitted to drive in Ohio for up to a year with your foreign driver’s license and your national license plates on your car.
If you wish to obtain an Ohio driver’s license, you must pass all required testing—knowledge, vision screening, maneuvrability and driving. Depending on from which country you have come, you may need to get a Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card.
If you are a foreign national and you will be living temporarily in Ohio, you may get non-transferable/non-renewable Ohio driver license. This will expire on the date on the appropriate document which has been issued by the Bureau of US Citizenship and Immigration Services and will be for a period not longer than four years.
What will happen after I pass the permit test?
Be sure you have all the following documents when you go to the Ohio DMV Office:
You will receive the following when you have met the licensing requirements:
- Restricted License (16 to 17 years of age), which is valid for 4 years.
- Full driver’s license (18 and older), which is valid for up to 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 driver.