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 (pre-application #)?
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 WA State Licensing (DOL)
Official Site: Registration
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 knowledge test!
The best way to successfully pass the test is to study the WA Driver Guide!! The Driver
guide in a PDF format is here- Driver Guide or
pick up the booklet at any Dept. of Licensing office (on Wynne St. in Colville).
We offer the Knowledge Test in English, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.
If you have read the information above and are prepared to take a Knowledge Test, tests BEGIN (so come a few minutes early to
do the paperwork) at the following days and times:
11:30 AM or 4:00 PM
WED 12:00 Noon or 4:30 PM
Feb. 22 TH 12:00 Noon or 4:00 PM
FRI 10:00 AM______________
TUE 12:00 PM or 4:30 PM
WED 12:00 PM or 4:30 PM
TH 11:30 AM or 4:00 PM
If none of these times work for you, please call to discuss possibly setting up a time that is more convienent.
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!
$50 using your vehicle
$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 vehicle
The vehicle used for testing must have- Proof of current liability insurance
All 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 DOL 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.