New Hampshire
Driving Practice Test

The Granite state has a lot of beautiful sites to see, and to do so you’ll want to make sure you are able to go through the stages of earning your driver’s license, from your learner’s permit to the moment you pass your driving exam. This site provides you with information on how to gain your driver’s license and also provides you with NH DMV practice test questions for you to prepare for written portion of the driving test. In addition to DMV and permit practice tests, this site also has practice tests to help you earn your New Hampshire CDL or motorcycle license. The NH practice driving test below contains questions similar to what you’ll find on the real exam, with questions that test your knowledge of traffic signs and rules as well as general driving knowledge from the New Hampshire driving manual. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 32 questions correctly to pass. There is no time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the “Start Quiz” button below to begin. Good luck!

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How To Get A New Hampshire Drivers License

Any person over 16 years old and under 21 years of age who meets the requirements for a New Hampshire driver license, will be issued a Youth Operator License. The Youth Operator License will expire on your 21st birthday, and if you haven’t gotten over two speeding tickets or vehicle infractions, you’ll be granted a full license. You may start learning to drive when you are 15 and 6 months old but may not apply for a driver’s license until you are 16 years old. Any driver under 18 years old must complete an approved Driver Education Program and provide written permission from a parent or guardian to apply for a driver license.
If you are under 18 years old, you can request a driver license once you have passed a New Hampshire approved Driver Education Program and completed forty hours of additional supervised driving time. Your supervising driver has to be at least 21 years old, and have a current license. All applicants must pass a vision test, knowledge test, and a road test. To pass your vision test, you must be able to read the 20/40 vision line with both eyes.

The next step is to take and pass the knowledge exam with a grade of 80 percent or higher. If you fail, you must wait ten days to retake it, but there is no additional fee. The NH DMV uses a computer-based, automated touch screen testing system to administer all knowledge tests, and there is an option to have it read to you through the computer. The final step is a road test, and this typically takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete. 

You must have insurance on the vehicle you plan to use and have it up to code. If you pass, you pay a license fee of $50 and have your picture taken. If you’re new to the state, you have 60 days to trade your license in.
Go to your local DMV in person and bring proof of identity, proof of residency, social security card, and your old license. Next, pass a vision exam and submit the Application for Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID Card. The final step is paying the $50 fee.

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How To Pass the New Hampshire Driver’s License Test

Too many people fail the New Hampshire driving test on the first try because they don’t prepare correctly. The following tips will help you show up to your test confident and fully prepared.

  • Take your time reading each question carefully. You don’t get extra points for finishing quickly, so take your time and make sure you don’t misread anything. Mistaking a crosswalk for a sidewalk can lead to an incorrect answer that you can’t afford.
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  • Take as many New Hampshire DMV practice tests as you can. Resources like the ones on this site will help get you acclimated to the types of multiple-choice questions you’ll see on the test and help you build your confidence in your knowledge of New Hampshire’s rules of the roads and also help you identify road signs.
  • Build a deep knowledge of the New Hampshire driver’s manual. For your driving skills test as well as the written test, that document contains everything you need to know to succeed, so know it inside and out. If you don’t have a copy, you can download it via the link below.

Additional Information

New Hampshire DMV (Division of Motor Vehicles)

For information on New Hampshire driver’s licenses and testing, as well as information on vehicles and registration, you can find more information on the New Hampshire DMV website at https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/driver-licensing/index.htm.

Phone: 603.227.4000

To find New Hampshire DMV hours and the location nearest you, you can find those listings on their website at https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/locations/.

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