- Instruction permit (or learner’s permit)
- Provisional driver’s license
- Full driver’s license
In this guide, we will show you how to pass the Alaska permit test, get your provisional license and become a fully licensed driver.
The Alaska Instruction Permit
With your parent’s permission, you can obtain an Alaska instruction permit beginning at age 14. The permit will allow you to practice driving as long as you have a licensed driver aged 21 or above in the seat next to you. This driver must also have held a full license for at least one year.
To receive your instruction permit, you must pass a written driver’s knowledge test (more commonly known as the permit test) to show that you have learned the rules of the road.
The Alaska DMV Permit Test –What You Need to Know
Preparing to get your driver’s license in the state of Alaska? You will need to first get your learners permit by passing the Alaska DMV permit test. This is a mandatory requirement before the Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can issue you a permit. The permit test contains questions designed to determine if have the required knowledge of the state’s driving rules, road signs, and safe driving practices. On the surface the subject matter can feel like common sense however with over 50% of test takers failing the test, it’s critical you not only prepare but prepare with the right study tools. Ensure you’re prepared for the test by taking advantage of the study material on this site.
Study Until You Feel Ready
Take as long as you need while studying for the test. Read the entire manual very carefully and spend extra time on any sections you’re unsure about. We provide a free copy of the Alaska Driver’s Manual here, or you can get a physical copy by visiting the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and requesting one.
Take Practice Tests
Taking the test before you are ready could result in failure, wasting your time and money. A better option is to take a few practice tests before you take a shot at the real thing. Our Alaska practice permit test includes much of the same subject matter you will find on the actual test and is an excellent way to increase your chances of passing.