New Tennessee drivers must take a vision, written and road test to obtain a driver license. Those under 18 years of age are required to have a valid Tennessee learners permit for at least six months. You are also required to bring proof of name and residency. A complete list of acceptable documents can be found in the $CSLINK or online at the Tennessee DMV website.
The Examinations (from the TN Driver’s Study Guide)
- Vision, written and road test
- Tests are given at all driver license stations and given by appointment.
- During the winter, road tests are not given in the dark.
- No test may be repeated the same day, you need to wait 7-days before retaking the test.
- If you retake the test, all original documents are required.
- There is a $2 fee each time you take the test
Tennessee Learner’s Permit
You can obtain a Class PD (learner’s permit) if you are 15 years or older and have passed your vision and written tests. You may operate a vehicle with a licensed driver who is 21 or older. To exchange your license for a Class D regular license when you are 18, you must take a road test and retake the vision test.
Steps To Getting a Full Unrestricted Tennessee License
- Learner’s Permit
- Intermediate Restricted LIcense
- Intermediate Non-Restricted License
- Regular Driver License
If you don't pass your written test we will REFUND you 100% of your purchase with us.