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The first step to getting your learner's permit is to study the New York Driver's Manual. Read through the road rules and check the safe driving tips. Once you finish reviewing all the general information, bind your studies using the DMV.com Study Guide. After you have finished studying, take the NY Practice Driving Test to check your knowledge.

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What is a passing score on the New York DMV test?

The present New York written drivers test is made of 20 questions. You must get at least 14 questions (70%) correct for a passing score. At least two of them must be about traffic signs.

How much does the DMV driver’s test cost?

The cost to get a driver’s license in New York varies between $80 and $90. This includes the fee for the written drivers test. There is no need to pay additional fees if you fail the test your first time. You can take the knowledge exam again free of charge.

How old do I need to be to take the driver’s license test?

To take the official New York written driving exam, you must be at least 15 years old. Apply for a learner's permit once you get 16.

How do I minimize the risk of failing the DMV test?

The key to a passing score on the New York written drivers exam is to learn all of the traffic road rules and signs. To do so, thoroughly study the DMV New York Driver's Manual. All of the relevant test sections are included in the driver’s handbook. In addition to the basic studying from the manual, make use of the DMV.com Practice Test and Study Guide learning aid.

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What do I need to bring to the DMV the day of test?

If you are over 16, once you pass the written drivers license test you can submit the application at the same DMV branch office. To apply, have the following details ready:

  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Proof of name, age, and identity and in value of six points or more:
    • Driver's License/Permit/Non-Driver ID Card
    • Statement of Identity by Parent/Guardian
    • A valid U.S. Passport
    • Foreign passport in English and with a U.S. Visa
    • Certificate of Title
    • Professional License
    • Vehicle Registration
    • Birth certificate
    • Birth registration
  • Name change documents (if applicable):
    • Adoption documents
    • Official name change documents
    • Marriage certificate
    • Divorce legal papers
    • Domestic partnership documents

What other languages is the New York written driver’s license test available in?

Aside from English, the New York written drivers test is available in the following languages:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Which documents will I need if I am not a US citizen?

According to New York legislature the New York DMV provides driver’s licenses to non-U.S. residents living in the state. To get a learner’s permit or drivers license, non-US citizens must provide documents proving identity and New York residency. Accepted documents include the following:

  • Valid U.S. Re-entry Permit
  • Valid U.S. Refugee Travel Document
  • Certificate of Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization
  • Permanent Resident Identification Card
  • Valid U.S. Employment Authorization Card
  • U.S. Military Photo Identification Card

What’s next after I pass the DMV written test?

Although the multiple testing option in New York is free of charge, you would not want to re-take the written drivers test as many times and pay extra fees for the supporting documents. DMV.com's effective Practice Test package will assist you for first-time success. Apply for your first driving permit once you pass the DMV written test. The next step is to take on preparation for the road skills test. DMV.com recommends that you take the full advantage of the six-month interim period as restricted by your learner's permit to drive in varied road conditions. When scheduling your New York DMV road skills test appointment provide a vision test certificate with a visual acuity of 20/40.

DMV.com Note: To be issued a NY provisional license, all applicants must complete 30 hours of classroom instruction and six hours of drivers training beforehand.

Some things you should know about the New York DMV Test:

  • If you live in the counties of New York City, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, Onondaga or Albany you can make an online appointment to submit your learner's permit application.
  • The DMV road test for motorcycles requires at least 30 hours of driving practice with at least 10 additional hours in high traffic. When you pass the road skills test, you will get a Class M or Class MJ motorcycle learners permit.
  • Make sure to study the traffic signs section of the Driver's Manual. You need to get at least two questions about traffic signs correct in order to get a passing score on the written driving exam.
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How much do I need to pay to get my driving permit?

The fee for the learners' permit can vary from $64.25 to $92.50 and depends on your age. The fee for beginner drivers younger than 16 and-a-half years is $80. Drivers between 17 and 17 and-a-half years pay a fee of $92.50. If you are over 21 you need to pay $64.25.

 

Which ID documents will do the job as proof of identity? Some DMV offices provide docs checklists, is there one for New York?

Any official document that proves that you are the person to submit the application can serve as proof of identity. Applicants usually provide an ID card or a valid passport. And yes, the New York DMV does provide a checklist of acceptable documents. Find it here.

 

I will be turning 18 in February. Can I take on the road skills test on my own? I want to take lessons with my dad - can we do that at home?

You need to get your parents' consent in writing to take on the road test. Assuming that you have completed the required drivers ed in high school or another official institution your dad can assist in the supervised driving practice.

 

 

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