Knowledge Test (Written Test)

The knowledge test, also called the written test, is a 40 question, multiple choice test that covers the fundamentals of driving. To pass, one must score 80% or higher. Most people take between 20-40 minutes to take the test. No need to make an appointment, just walk in and take the knowledge test in our office during our normal business hours: Our Hours.

STepS to Take Knowledge Test

  1. (Required) Have or Get a Washington State ID#.

    1. Get an WA ID# by using the DOL’s “Pre-apply” option online at -

  2. (Recommended) Study the driver guide which is available in multiple languages:

    1. Online -

    2. Hard copy available at the DOL’s offices -

  3. (Recommended) Take the 5 question practice test available in English or Spanish:

    1. Engilsh -

    2. Spanish -

  4. Come to ADS and take your test. Make sure you bring:

    1. (Option 1) Birth Certificate AND Social Security Card AND Washington State ID #

    2. (Option 2) Washington State ID