KNOWLEDGE TEST $25
taking the Knowledge Test:
- Be at least 15 1/2 years old OR have completed driver education class (if under 18 yrs
- Bring photo ID (learner permit, state ID, driver license, passport, yearbook (something with a
photo and name of the applicant)
-Bring your WDL number if you pre-applied (we do not
have the ability to look it up!)
Do you have a "WDL" number?
Washington permits, ID cards, and licenses use a number that starts with WDL or the first 5 letters of your last name. This number is unique
to you. This number identifies you. If you don't have a WDL number yet, the Dept. of Licensing will assign one to you when you pre-apply. Pre-apply online HERE
You may already have a WDL number if you have:
- A valid or expired Washington ID card, permit or license
- Already filled out an application on our website.
- Been ticketed in the past, like minor in possession or driving without a
The KNOWLEDGE TEST is a 40 question, multiple choice test
based on the WA Driver Guide. Applicants must answer 32 questions correctly to pass (a score of 80%).
The test is the WA State Dept. of Licensing test and we only administer it. If you have any questions or
concerns about the contents of the test, please contact the Dept. of Licensing / Driver Licensing/ Olympia. dol.wa.gov
We cannot coach, teach, instruct, hint, put into our own words or review any part of the
The best way to successfully pass the test is to study the WA Driver Guide!!
Information is here: Washington Driver Guide on the Department of Licensing website or pick up a guide at any Dept. of Licensing office (on Wynne St. in
We offer the Knowledge Test in English, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.
To set up a time to take the Knowledge Test call 684-3164. If there is no answer we are driving with students or conducting testing- please leave a message. Have your WA ID, permit or license number or
pre-application (WDL) number handy when you call!
$75 using a Road Scholar vehicle (must possess a current learner
permit or license )
no charge for Road Scholar students to use the school's
The vehicle used for testing must have- Proof of current liability insurance
Current tabs &
brake lights working including the 3rd brake light back window For more information on what to expect on your drive test,
visit the DOL website here.
When you are ready to schedule the test, call the office 684-3164. Please have your WA State permit, license or ID number handy so we can look your information
up on the state database.
If you are under the age of 18, you are required to have completed a driver education course and passed the Knowledge Test within the last 2 years, before you can
schedule a drive test!
If you are over the age of 18 you must take and pass the Knowledge Test (within the last 2 years) before you can schedule a drive test.
If you need to cancel a scheduled appointment, you must notify Road Scholar at least 24 hours in advance. If
you schedule an appointment and do not show up, are unprepared for the test or cancel at the last minute, you may be asked to prepay to schedule another appointment.