Washington Learner's Permit Test
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Getting a Washington Learners Permit
Who needs a learners permit?
A learner’s permit www.dmvcheatsheets.com is available to all new drivers age 15 ½ and older and is mandatory for applicants under the age of 18. You may receive your permit at age 15 if you can show proof of enrollment in Drivers Education at the time of application. You may begin the process by applying online and then making an appointment to complete the application and submit required proofs. A minor must have a parent or guardian with them to apply.
Requirements for getting a learners permit
The following are required to receive a learner’s permit:
- Approved proof of identity.
- A social security card or signed declaration.
- Proof of residency in Washington.
- A parent or guardian present to complete an affidavit of parental responsibility and to give consent.
- Pass a vision screening at the licensing office and written knowledge test www.dmvcheatsheets.com at a testing facility.
- Pay the $20 learners permit fee with a check/money order, cash or approved credit or debit card.
Driving with a WA learners permit
In order to satisfy requirements for an intermediate license, permit holders must complete at least 50 hours of on the road practice with a licensed driver who has held a valid license for five years or more. Ten of these hours must be practice at night. Proof will be required when applying for a license in the form of a signed driver’s log. The permit must be held for at least six months before the licensing process can begin and this is an excellent opportunity for behind the wheel practice.
You may not practice between 1am and 5am unless it is an emergency situation and only if accompanied by your licensed driver.
Cost of a learners permit
A learners permit cost is $20.
Steps to getting a Washington learners permit
Begin the process online at the DMV website by filling out an online application and information about yourself, and submitting for records. You will be issued an ID number to be used in later stages. You will receive a form to apply for an appointment in the mail to have the following proofs reviewed for approval:
- Proof of identity.
- A valid social security card- or sign a declaration if one is not available.
- Proof of a residency in Washington.
- Visit a testing facility and pass the knowledge test.
- Return to the licensing facility with proof of score to complete the process. Take a photo for your ID and pay the $20 permit fee.