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Let’s get ready for your Illinois DMV Permit Test

This updated Illinois DMV practice exam for 2022 includes 40 questions from the official 2022 IL Driver Handbook. The Illinois DMV written exam has 35 questions. To pass the exam, you must have at least 28 right answers out of 40. The ratio is the same in both tests. If you’re preparing for your IL instruction permit test, you must also pass the vision exam and provide confirmation that you’ve signed up for an authorized driver education program and will begin attending within 30 days. Don’t forget to study your 2022 Illinois Rules of the Road Manual and good luck!

Car Practice Tests

Easy

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

The best place to start. This DMV permit test has road rules related questions, each with detailed explanations to help you truly learn the concepts, rather than just memorizing them. Each test is designed to be exactly like the real one. Feel free to take them as many times as you’d like, then move on to the marathon test.

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Easy Marathon

Your last step before moving to the Road Signs section. Practice all the road rules questions at once.

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Hard

200 questions

Complete: 0/200

Once you’ve gotten the basic road rules down – it’s time to practice a more difficult topic. These road signs practice tests will go over road signs and other tricky topics. Take the practice permit tests as many times as it takes to get a perfect score!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 3

Questions: 81-120

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 4

Questions: 121-160

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 5

Questions: 161-200

Correct: 0/40 Start
Hard Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the road signs questions at once.

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Expert

80 questions

Complete: 0/80

Finally starting to get the hang of it? Then it’s time to take the hardest permit tests. These are the most difficult topics that will go over the limits and fines as outlined in the AL Driver Handbook. || Don’t get caught by surprise on the day of your exam! Make sure you practice the most difficult questions!

Practice test 1

Questions: 1-40

Correct: 0/40 Start
Practice test 2

Questions: 41-80

Correct: 0/40 Start
Expert Marathon

Your last step before moving to the fines and limits section. Practice all the limits and fines questions at once.

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Exam Simulator

Random 40 Questions

The Grand Finale. The exam simulator mimics the experience of a DMV exam, pulling random questions from a huge database. It has the same number of questions and the same passing score as your actual exam.

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What is the age requirement in order to obtain an Illinois driver’s license?
You must be at least eighteen years old to apply for an Illinois driver's license. In order to apply for an Instructional Permit, you must be at least 15.
What documents are required to apply for an Illinois driver’s license?
Verification of your identity, including your legal name and birth date
Personal identification number (SSN)
evidence of Illinois residency
signature

The website www.cyberdriveillinois.com has the whole list of papers that are eligible for consideration.
Do I have to pass a vision screening to apply for an Illinois driver’s license?
Yes. A vision screening or a paper signed by an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or physician with a license is required (issued no more than six months prior to your application). With or without corrective glasses, your vision must be 20/40 and your peripheral vision must be at least 140 degrees.
Is a physical test required?
No, however you must declare any physical or mental conditions that might impair your ability to drive safely.
I failed my vision screening/written/driving test. What do I have to do?
Following the payment of the application fee, you will have three opportunities to pass each exam within a year.
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What is required in order to obtain an Illinois Instruction Permit?
Obtain a state-approved driver's education certificate; you must be at least 15 years old.
Drive for at least 50 hours of practice (including 10 at night)
visual, written, and driving tests.

If you are 17 years and 3 months old or older, you cannot enroll in a driving instruction course.
I attended an accredited driver education course of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction at my high school. Do I have to take a facility administered driving exam?
Possibly, you aren't.
Who can accompany me during the driving practice?
In order to participate, you must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 21 years old and has had a valid driver's license for the last year.
How long is my Illinois Instruction Permit valid?
Your permission is good for a period of 24 months. You can receive a driver's license if you are 16 and have had your permit for at least nine months.
I am under age 18 and I have held my Illinois Instruction Permit for at least 9 months. Which documents are required to apply for a Driver’s License?
Permission of Instructions
a means of identifying oneself;
Consent for a juvenile to drive; Affidavit
Certificate of Cooperative Driving;
Properly signed 50-hour driving logs are required.
Do I have any restrictions while driving with my Instruction Permit?
Driving is prohibited from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; on such days, you are also prohibited from driving.
You cannot have any driving or underage drinking offenses on your record;
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while using a wireless device like a smartphone.
For-hire vehicles with more than 10 passengers are not permitted to be driven by anybody under the age of 18.

Unless the passengers are your brother, step-sibling, kid, or stepchild, you may only have one person under the age of 20 in the automobile with you for the first year after getting your license or until you reach 18.
I am 18, 19 or 20 years of age and I have not held an Instruction Permit. What do I have to do?
A six-hour Adult Driver Education course is required.
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How many questions are on the Illinois written test?
There are a total of 35 questions in this exam.
What is the score required to pass the test?
To pass the exam, you must properly answer at least 28 of the questions.
What am I required to know in order to pass the written test?
This includes traffic signs and signals as well as pavement markings. A thorough knowledge of traffic regulations, safety precautions, collision prevention, and vehicle equipment is also required.
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Do I have to provide a car for the driving exam?
Yes indeed, the car must be fully licensed and equipped for your proposed driver's license class.
Can anyone ride in the car with me during the driving exam?
No one else is permitted in the room with you while you take the test except the examiner. There are no children or pets permitted in this area.
What am I expected to do during my driving test?
properly igniting your automobile;
putting the car in reverse;
Turning a corner;
Parking on both sides of the slope;
Ascending and descending;
Taking command of your car.
Wearing a safety belt is essential.
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I have a valid Illinois driver’s license but I changed my name. What do I have to do?
Within 30 days, you must pay the applicable cost at a Driver Services site. The modification must be documented, so don't forget to do that!
The address on my valid Illinois driver’s license is out of date. What do I have to do?
The Secretary of State's office must be notified within 10 days of any changes.
I have to renew my Illinois driver’s license. Which documents are required?
Only your current, valid driver's license will do when you visit the Driver Services office. Only once every eight years must you attend a Driver Services facility if your driving record is clean enough.

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