State knowledge test
The very first step to get your license
We provide the certified written Washington State knowledge test 1-3 times each day. All tests are scheduled in advance and can be done in person, over the phone, online, by text message, or via email.You must successfully answer at least 32 out of the 40 multiple-choice questions in the test. To learn how to pass, scroll down!
How much does it cost?
The state knowledge test cost $40 for two times attempt. If you fail for the first try, you have the second time to remake it for free.
Am I qualified to take the written examination?
To take the state written exam, you must be at least 15 years old
If you have a permit waiver or are presently enrolled in driver's ed, you must have completed the course
Washington state ID number is required (free to get one)
Which languages are available for the knowledge test?
It is always possible to take the state knowledge test in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese. Languages are always accessible; you don't need to make a specific request for one.
I'm taking an exam; what can I anticipate?
40 questions with multiple choices
You must properly answer at least 32 questions on a paper test to succeed.
The session lasts an hour, so try to arrive a few minutes early.
Most people finish it in around 20-30 minutes.
Per session, two test attempts is authorized.
Maximum three written examinations each day
What must I bring with me to the exam?
The test costs $40
A photo ID (state ID card, school ID, passport, etc.) It is necessary to present an authentic government, educational, or municipally issued document or card. Please go here to view our page on ID requirements.
What i need to prepare to pass the test?
Study hard is always the key to pass the test
Make a study plan for yourself
Click here to know what to prepare for the knowledge test