Practice Tests for New Connecticut Drivers

The Practice Test and Study Guide enable extra guidance on top of the core skills you will absorb from the Connecticut Driver’s Manual. Get your copy of the DMV.com Premium Study Package, and you will be well on your way to getting a learner’s permit in CT.

Did You Know? In Connecticut, only 45% of the drivers who take the written drivers test score over the 90 percent threshold on the first test take.

Become a part of the Connecticut DMV’s passing statistic by following DMV.com’s strategic studying methods.

How to Pass the Connecticut Written Driver's Test

In order to pass your DMV written test, employ the proven study tactics tested by our expert team at DMV.com, outlined below:

  1. Your first step is to read the Connecticut Driver’s Manual in its entirety, until you understand the basic road rules and traffic laws of CT.
  2. When you feel that you have learned enough, strengthen the vital topics with the condensed version of the Study Guide.
  3. To circle the learning process, test yourself with the Premium Practice Test.

Begin studying with the FREE Sample Practice Test. The free online practice test is made by our experts to match the questions that can be seen on the Connecticut official written knowledge exam. Take the DMV Connecticut sample practice test online now to practice real test questions.

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Road Rules to Study

The Premium Study Guide and Practice Test guarantee that you will ace the written driving test in a simple and easy way. All the important road rules and traffic laws are highlighted:

  • Signals, signs and pavement markings
  • Staring, accelerating and steering
  • Handling dangerous driving behavior
  • Changing lanes
  • Driving in adverse weather

How to Ensure Your Passing Score

To pass the DMV writing test, learn the vital traffic laws and road rules. Everything from traffic signals to driving in special conditions is included in the DMV.com study packet prepared by our expert team.

The DMV.com comprehensive study bundle will help you to learn the right material. To round out your studying, practice with the sample test questions – of which you have unlimited access. Use this alternative until you feel confident enough to get a passing score on the official Connecticut written knowledge exam.

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Knowing When to Take the Connecticut Driving Test

When you reach a score of over 90% on the DMV.com Practice Test, you can be sure that you will pass the written knowledge exam, without fail. Scoring less than the 90 percent is an indication that you need to invest some more time studying. Use the Study Guide to pinpoint the most important information.

Test Day Tips

Now that you are prepared for your DMV written exam thanks to proper studies, the next step is to schedule your driving test with the CT DMV. When you do so, keep the following tips on mind:

  1. The Connecticut written knowledge test is made of 25 questions. You must get at least 20 questions (80%) right to pass the test.
  2. You can schedule your DMV test appointment as well as pay for your written test online.
  3. The cost for the learner's permit (Class 2) application in Connecticut is $19. The fee for the written knowledge test is $40.
  4. To take the official Connecticut written knowledge exam, you must be at least 16 years old.
  5. Beginner drivers younger than 18 must take a driving course from an authorized commercial driving school, high school or home training program.
  6. Drivers who have a special medical condition need to get clearance from the DMV Medical Review Division.

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DMV Checklist

Once you pass the written driving test you can submit the application at a Connecticut MVD branch. To apply, have originals of the following documents ready:

  • Proof of Social Security Number, such as:
    • Social Security card
    • W-2 form (issued within 5 years)
    • 1099 (issued within 5 years)
  • Proof of name and identity, such as:
    • Driver's license
    • Connecticut ID card
  • Two proofs of Connecticut residency, such as:
    • Bill from a bank
    • Mortgage or utility bill
    • Credit card bill
    • Medical bill
    • Bank statement
    • Pay stub showing
    • Property or excise tax bill
    • Medicaid or Medicare benefit statement
    • Vehicle insurance
    • Vehicle registration
  • Proof of parental consent if you are under 18
  • Drivers ed certificate, if you are under 18
  • Proof of name change, if applicable.

Test Languages

In addition to English, the Connecticut DMV allows new drivers to take the written driving test in the following languages:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

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Documents Needed for Noncitizens

Connecticut residents who do not have the status of a U.S. citizen may apply to get their driving permit or driver's license at one of the DMV offices. Relevant documents must be verified against the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement (SAVE) program, performed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The verification under the system can take up to 10 days. To drive legally in Connecticut if you are a non-U.S. citizen, have the following documents ready:

  • Proof of legal presence, such as:
    • US Passport or passport card
    • I-94 and US visa
    • I-551 stamp in foreign passport
    • Permanent resident card
    • Resident alien card
    • Employment authorization card
    • Refugee travel document
  • Proof of Social Security Number, such as:
    • Social Security card
    • W-2 form (issued within five years)
    • 1099 (issued within five years)
  • Two proofs of Connecticut residency, such as:
    • Bill from a bank
    • Mortgage or utility bill
    • Credit card bill
    • Medical bill
    • Bank statement
    • Pay stub showing
    • Property or excise tax bill
    • Medicaid or Medicare benefit statement
    • Vehicle insurance
    • Vehicle registration
  • Proof of parental consent if you are under 18
  • Drivers ed certificate, if you are under 18
  • Proof of name change, if applicable

After the Written Test

Once you get a passing result on the CT written knowledge exam, you conquered the first step on the way to your driving permit. You also need to pass the vision test with a 20/40 acuity. Then, you are ready to start preparing for the road test.

If you are younger than 18, you need to attend a driving course in a licensed commercial school, at a public high school or obtain home driver's education. Driver's education includes 30 hours of classroom training and an eight-hour course on safe driving practices. The last step is to book the DMV road skills test appointment.

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