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Road Test

You take a road test to show us that you can safely drive under real-life conditions, have developed proper driving habits essential to safe driving, and can apply your knowledge of traffic laws into actual practice.

We offer commercial, non-commercial, and motorcycle road tests at some DMV offices.

Please schedule your road test online or in person.

What do I bring to the DMV to take my road test?
  • An operational vehicle with two license plates, and the following in good working condition:
    • headlights (high & low beams)
    • tail lights
    • tires
    • turn signals
    • windshield wipers
    • horn
    • brakes
    • rearview mirror
    • speedometer
    • seatbelts
    • at least a quarter tank of gas
    • windshield free of cracks and dark tint
  • A parental consent form 433 if you are under 18. If your parent will not be present with you, your parental consent form must be notarized.
  • Your permit or written test scores
  • Two pieces of identification and social security number (please see primary and secondary documents)
  • Vehicle registration
  • Proof of insurance
  • $15 for noncommercial passenger vehicle and motorcycle tests. $25 for commercial tests.
My windshield is cracked. Can I still take my road test?

You may still take your road test if the crack does not affect your line of sight or the examiner’s.

Do I have to have studded tires in the winter?

You do not need studded tires to take your road test during the winter. However, you will not be permitted to road test if you have studded tires  during times they are unlawful.

Can I take my motorcycle test in the winter?

No. Motorcycle road tests are not given in the winter months. The motorcycle course must be free of snow, ice, and standing water to ensure the safety of the applicant and examiner.

I completed a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) course. Do I still have to road test with DMV?

No. If you present proof that you have successfully completed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) course, you do not need to road test at DMV. However, you must show proof to DMV within one year of passing the course.

Does anyone else offer road testing?

DMV has authorized third parties to conduct road tests for the general public. These parties are all independent businesses and set their own fees.

DMV Approved Third Party Testers
Location Class Tester Phone
Anchorage Eagle River   AA Driver's Educational School, Inc. 562-9821
Anchorage Eagle River Motorcycle Only ABATE (Appointments through AK Leather) 562-2324
Anchorage Eagle River   Anchorage Driver Training LLC 349-9008
Anchorage Eagle River Class D Be Smart Driving Academy 868-3151
Anchorage Eagle River CDL and Class D Center for Employment Education (CEE) 279-8451
Anchorage Eagle River   Driver's Seat, The 646-9888
Anchorage Eagle River   Manny's Drivers Education (Eagle River) 696-2669
Anchorage Eagle River CDL Northern Industrial Training (NIT) 888-367-6482
Bethel CDL and Class D Yuut Driving Academy 543-0978
Fairbanks CDL and Class D Center for Employment Education (CEE) 479-8451
Fairbanks Motorcycle and Class D Cherokee Riders 455-0010
Fairbanks   North Star Driving School 490-2523
Fairbanks CDL Northern Industrial Training (NIT) 888-367-6482
Vocational Training & Resource Center
Kenai Peninsula Motorcycle Only Learn to Ride 398-4894
Kenai Peninsula   Manny's Drivers Education 283-9518
Kenai Peninsula CDL Northern Industrial Training (NIT) 888-367-6482
Matanuska-Susitna Valley CDL and Class D Center for Employment Education (CEE) 800-478-4233
Matanuska-Susitna Valley   Manny's Drivers Education 841-3639
Matanuska-Susitna Valley CDL Northern Industrial Training (NIT) 888-367-6482