north dakota CDL Practice Test

Welcome to the CDL practice test site for North Dakota. You can take these practice tests to help you prepare for the North Dakota DOT CDL Test. The questions on these practice tests will gauge your understanding of the knowledge necessary for obtaining a CDL in ND. This site is free and you are welcome to take the practice tests as many times as you would like. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass.  There is a 50-minute time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin.

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How To Get A north dakota Commercial Drivers License

To be eligible for a CDL in North Dakota, applicants must be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within North Dakota only) and/or 21 years old to operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of North Dakota).

North Dakota applicants must provide proof that they are medically fit to operate a commercial vehicle and pass a vision test. Applicants are required to submit a Self-Certification Affidavit and a Medical Examiner’s Certificate (The form must be completed by an FMCSA-approved physician.)

Under certain circumstances, some drivers will not be allowed to drive a commercial vehicle in North Dakota. Drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in North Dakota. Applicants can be disqualified from the application process for having multiple licenses.

North Dakota CDL Endorsements
H – Hazmat Vehicles
N – Tank Vehicles
P – Passenger Vehicles
S – School Bus
T – Double or Triple Trailer

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north dakota CDL License Test Tips

All North Dakota CDL applicants must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. This test consists of 50 questions. To pass the North Dakota test, applicants must score 80 percent or higher. Applicants who require additional endorsements must pass additional tests and pay the required fees. The North Dakota skills test can be taken 14 days after applicants pass the knowledge test. It includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic control skills and on-road driving. Applicants must pass each section.

Military veterans who were discharged within 1 year of the application and current military members can apply to have the skills exam waived if they meet the requirements.

To qualify for a waiver, applicants must:

  • Be active duty military personnel.
  • Operate a commercial vehicle as part of their military duties.
  • Be discharged from the military within the past 12 months.

Additional Information

Information on the North Dakota Department of Transportation

The North Dakota Department of Transportation oversees CDL license requirements in North Dakota. To get more information contact them via:


Phone: 701.328.2600


Additional North Dakota CDL Helpful Links

Please use the links below to access more valuable North Dakota CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of North Dakota.