Driver Ed Rules & Resources

Obtaining Your Driver's License

Age Requirements

Knowledge Test

Road Test

Nighttime Driving Limitations

Passenger Limitations

Cell Phone and Texting

Online Registration For Written Permit Tests and Road Tests

Minnesota Class D knowledge and road tests must be scheduled online with Minnesota Driver & Vehicle Services (MDVS). They are continuously working to improve the registration process and reduce the backlog experienced in testing over the past several years.

Appointments are made available 30 days in advance. The MDVS adds appointments regularly, so check back if you do not find an appointment. To make your appointment at the exam station smoother and faster, the MDVS suggests completing the online pre-application form.

How to Pre-Apply for Your Class D Driver's License

How to Register for your Class D Knowledge Exam and Class D Skill Exam

Practicing Parallel Parking and 90° Backing Maneuvers

A particular challenge for student drivers is finding someplace to practice their parking maneuvers. No one wants to practice parallel parking with real cars on a busy street.

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90 Degree Backing Maneuver

Parallel Parking