How to get a Kansas Learners Permit
- Kansas Learner's Permit Guidelines
- How to Prepare for the Written Exam
- Required ID and Paperwork
KS Learners Permit Rules and Requirements
Find out the steps to get your KS driving permit, pass your DMV written test and the required paperwork to bring to the DMV office to get your driver's license.Try Sample Test!
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First Time Drivers
Under Kansas DMV guidelines, you must be at least 14 years old to apply for a Learners Permit. The permit must be held for a period of 12 months. During this time, the licensee must complete 25 hours of supervised driving (10 of which should be for nighttime driving).
Prepare for the Written Test
The Kansas DMV requires that all applicants must pass a written exam on traffic signs, motor vehicle laws and safe driving techniques. If you fail the exam, some states require you to wait until at least the next day to take the test again and charge a re-examination fee.
All new drivers are encouraged to study for this driver education exam so you don't miss the opportunity to get your learners permit as soon as you reach the approved age. Online practice tests are available that provide real sample questions from the DMV Exam - Take the Kansas practice permit test now and test your driving knowledge.
Required Paperwork for your Instruction Permit
Before you head to the Kansas DMV Office, make sure you have all of the following required documents to get your instruction permit:
- Identification and Proof of Age
- Proof of Social Security Number
- Proof of residence address
- Parental Consent
- Payment for application fee
On the Road
The minimum age for a restricted license is 15 years old. The nighttime restriction during this phase is not being allowed to drive between the hours of 9 PM to 5 AM. For the first 6 months, the licensee is not allowed to have more than one passenger under the age of 18. The minimum age for a full license in Kansas is 17 years old.