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These SD DMV practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all South Dakota DMV locations is the same.

SD Permit Practice Test 1

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This FREE SD Permit Practice Test contains 40 questions that are very similar (often identical!) to the real DMV test.

SD Permit Practice Test 2

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Take this FREE SD DMV Permit Practice Test to see how ready you are for the real thing!

SD Permit Practice Test 3

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Practice these 40 multiple choice questions and come to the real SD DMV Permit Test prepared!

SD Permit Practice Test 4

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Take our fourth FREE SD permit practice test that will help you pass your DMV Test with flying colors!

SD T/F Road Sign Test

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40 True-False questions! How well do you know your state's road signs? Are you ready for your Drivers License Exam? Take this T/F practice test to find out now!

SD Permit Practice Test 5

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Getting ready for your SD Permit Test? We've got you covered! 40 test questions, hints, detailed explanations, immediate feedback.

SD Signs & Situations Practice Test

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SD road signs and road situations: learn when to yield, where to park and what all those road signs mean! Try this 50-question image-only SD permit practice test now!

SD Road Signs Practice Test

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Need to brush up on your SD road signs? This free DMV practice test covers the most important traffic signs and their meanings.

SD Fines and Limits Test

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Fines, Limits, Regulations and Citations. Traffic citations, insurance, DUI, the points system, and fines that will appear on the SD driver's permit exam at the DMV.

SD Marathon Practice Test

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Your last step before the SD Permit Test! This non-stop marathon contains ALL the practice test questions we have!

SD DMV Test Simulator

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Just like the real DMV test! Same number of questions (that you can skip). Same passing score. No hints or explanations. New questions every time you re-take it.

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How Can I Apply for my SD Driver’s License? Frequently Asked Questions

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  • At what age can I apply for a permit in South Dakota?

    You are eligible for a learner’s permit starting at age 14.
  • What documents will I need when I go to apply for my license in SD?

    Your will need:
    1. Proof of identity and date of birth such as a Certified U.S. birth certificate, valid unexpired U.S. passport, or Certificate of Citizenship
    2. Proof of Social Security Number
    3. Two Proofs of SD Residential Address (parents may provide for minors)
  • Where is the nearest place I can go to apply for a driver’s license in SD?

    You may apply for a South Dakota license at any exam station in the state.
  • Is it easy to contact my nearest SD Driver’s License Office?

    You may contact any SD Driver’s License Office by specific location or call 1-800-952-3696.
  • Who is allowed to bring me for my permit test in SD?

    Your parent or legal guardian must bring you in order to sign your driver’s license application.
  • Is a physical required in order to get a permit in South Dakota?

    A physical examination isn’t required when getting your license in SD.
  • Is a vision test necessary when I go to apply for my SD driver’s license?

    Yes, you are required to pass a vision test.
  • Where do I get a photo for my South Dakota driver’s license taken?

    Your photo will be taken the same day you get your license.
  • What happens after I apply for my South Dakota driver’s license?

    After you’ve gotten your learner’s permit, you should hold it for at least 180 days (90 days if you’ve taken a state approved driver’s education course). After those days are up, you may apply for your full driver’s license.
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Motorcycle Practice Test 1

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Take our FREE SD Motorcycle Practice Test 1 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official SD DMV Motorcycle Test!

Motorcycle Practice Test 2

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Take our FREE SD Motorcycle Practice Test 2 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official SD DMV Motorcycle Test!

Motorcycle Practice Test 3

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Take our FREE SD Motorcycle Practice Test 3 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official SD DMV Motorcycle Test!

Motorcycle Practice Test 4

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Take our FREE SD Motorcycle Practice Test 4 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official SD DMV Motorcycle Test!

Motorcycle Practice Test 5

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Take our FREE SD Motorcycle Practice Test 5 (updated for 2016) to see if you're ready for the official SD DMV Motorcycle Test!

Motorcycle Practice Test 6

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Getting ready for your SD Motorcycle Permit Test? We've got you covered! 25 test questions, hints, detailed explanations, instant feedback.

Fines and Limits Test

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Fines, Limits, Regulations and Citations. Traffic citations, insurance, DUI, the points system, and fines that will appear on the SD motorcycle permit exam at the DMV.

Motorcycle Marathon

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Your last step before the SD Motorcycle Permit Test! This non-stop practice marathon contains ALL the test questions we have!

Motorcycle Test Simulator

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Just like the real DMV Motorcycle test: same passing score, no explanations or hints, same number of questions that you can skip. New questions every time you re-take it.

General Knowledge

SD CDL General Knowledge Test

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This general knowledge CDL practice test covers all aspects of commercial driving in SD. Based on the SD CDL manual (2016).

SD CDL General Knowledge Test

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This SD CDL General Knowledge Exam contains 50 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Hazardous Materials (HazMat)

SD CDL HazMat Test

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Take this CDL HazMat practice test (based on the official 2016 SD CDL Manual) to see if you're ready for the real thing!

SD CDL Hazardous Materials Test

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This SD CDL Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

School Bus/Passenger Vehicles

SD CDL School Bus Test

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Prepare for the School Bus portion of your SD CDL skills test with this practice test. It contains 25 questions that are very similar to what you'll see at the DMV.

SD Passenger Vehicles Test

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This SD CDL Passenger Vehicles Exam contains 20 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Air Brake

SD CDL Air Brake Test

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Take this CDL Air Brake practice test (based on the official 2016 SD CDL Manual) to see if you're ready for the real thing!

SD CDL Air Brakes Test

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This SD CDL Air Brakes Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Combination Vehicles

SD CDL Combination Vehicles Test

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This SD CDL Combination Vehicles Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Double/Triple Trailers

SD CDL Double/Triple Trailers Test

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This SD CDL Double/Triple Trailers Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Tanker Vehicles

SD CDL Tanker Vehicles Test

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This SD CDL Tanker Vehicles Exam contains 25 questions that are very similar to the official DMV CDL test.

Pre-Trip Inspection

SD CDL Pre-Trip Inspection

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Prepare for the Pre-Trip portion of your SD CDL skills test with this practice test. It contains 30 questions that are very similar to what you'll see at the DMV.

Are you ready to become a new driver in South Dakota? Take advantage of the free study tools below and be on your way to getting your driver’s permit in no time. For individuals who wish to obtain their SD driver’s permit, the South Dakota License Guide is a great place to start. This resource contains information about the state’s requirements for new drivers. The SD Driver’s Handbook will help you learn all of the information that will appear on the SD Division of Motor Vehicle’s official permit exam. After you have studied, test your new knowledge using the 5 FREE permit practice exams below. If you are interested in obtaining a South Dakota motorcycle permit, the SD Motorcycle Handbook and SD motorcycle permit practice exam will be extremely helpful. Good luck!

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