How Do You Make an Appointment With the DMV to Take Your Driver's Test?


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In most cases, individuals can schedule a driving test online through their state's official website by calling the number provided and speaking with a representative, but each state DMV differs in its exact process. Typically, individuals can also schedule tests in person at a local DMV location.

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To see the available scheduling options in a specific state, visit DMV.org, and choose the state from the drop down menu. Explore that state's official website to learn how to schedule a test in that state. Remember, it is not required that a person schedule the test at the nearest testing location. Some states provide tools on their websites to help drivers determine which testing location has the earliest availability to take the driving test and become fully licensed to drive.

In order to schedule a driving test with any DMV, you must first pass the written test and receive a temporary or learner's driving permit. Some states require drivers under the age of 18 to have the permit for at least six months before scheduling a driving test using any method. Additionally, some states also require that drivers under the age of 18 provide proof of completing an approved driver's education course.

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