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Florida Online Learner's Permit Test FAQs

Yes! Suncoast Safety Council has partnered with  Driver Training Associates, Inc. d.b.a. They are a DHSMV approved third party administrator of the Florida online learners permit test. Other names for this test include “learner’s license”, “driver license test,” “knowledge test,” and “road signs and road rules test.”

Florida DHSMV regulations state that anyone between the ages of 14.5 and 18 are eligible to take the learner's permit exam online. You need to be 15 in order to obtain the learner's permit.

For the test, you will need to provide your name, date of birth, and the last 5 digits of your social security number or a valid Florida ID card number.

Yes, your information can be changed as long as you have not started the exam with your account. To change any information please 1-800-222-9199 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM CST, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).

Your test result is reported electronically to the Florida DHSMV once you complete the test.

You will not receive a completion certificate if you pass. However, you will be provided with a completion confirmation page that we recommend you print out and take with you to the driver license or tax collector’s office. It can be useful if they have any trouble finding your test result in their system.

You will be given 60 minutes to take the exam. The timer will be counting down in the upper right hand corner while you answer each question.
  • 50 multiple choice questions and you are given 60 minutes to complete.
  • 40 correct answers results in a passed exam.
  • 11 wrong answers results in a failed exam.
  • You will also be asked 7 security questions at random during the exam.
  • If you answer 3 security questions incorrectly, the exam will be marked as a failure.
  • If you successfully pass the test, you will be taken to a confirmation page that provides you with details on your exam. We recommend you print out!
  • If you fail the exam, you will be given an opportunity to register, pay and take the exam again (if eligible).
  • You have up to three total online attempts before you would be required to take the test in person at a Driver License office.

Your score for the online learner’s permit test is reported electronically to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles immediately after you take the test.

The State of Florida will have a record of your test score in their system when you go to the driver license or Tax Collector’s Office to apply for your Florida Learner's Permit.

After successful completion, you will also be provided a confirmation page.

Please print out a copy and take it with you to the Tax Collector's Office

If you lose your Internet connection or you experience computer problems that prevent you from continuing with the test, that attempt will be considered a failed attempt.

Remember, you get three attempts online to receive a passing score.

For fastest service, please call our customer support number: 1-800-222-9199. You can also send an e-mail to Our office hours are Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Standard Time.

During registration, you will be required to answer 10 security questions (e.g. “Have you graduated from high school?”).

You will be asked the same questions again at random points during the test, and you will be required to provide the same answer you provided during registration.

These questions are required by DHSMV to validate the identity of the person taking the test. Missing three of these questions during the test will result in a failed attempt.

We offer a full money back guarantee within 90 days of registration, as long as you have not attempted the exam. Once you load the exam, you are no longer eligible for a refund.
Yes. Your parent or guardian must watch you during the entire test and must not provide you with assistance or allow you to receive assistance. Your parent / guardian will be required to submit his or her name and driver license number before you will be given access to the online test

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Suncoast Safety Tips

Live safely!

Take care of yourself. Regular exercise makes you less injury prone. And dont forget sleep when youre well-rested, you can better avoid everyday hazards, both at home and at work. Remember: Staying healthy is one of the best ways to stay safe!