Permit & Permit Testing

Steps to obtain your permit:

  • Study using Virginia Driver's Manual prior to taking the test.
  • Go to the DMV in person to take the test.  Information available here.  
  • Bring a Parent
  • Must be 15 and 6 months or older
  • Pass 3 tests
    • Sign tests (must get all correct)  
    • General Knowledge test (must earn 80% or get 24 out of 30 correct)  
    • Vision Test
  • Once earned, permit must be held for 9 full months before receiving a license.

Permit Testing at Chantilly High School

      • Must be 15 years and 6 months
      • Register at least 2 days prior to the testing date
      • First 2 attempts of the Permit Test may be taken at Chantilly High School
      • Arrive on time with computer and receipt of registration on the testing date
      • Dates for the Learner’s Permit Test at Chantilly High School this year are:
        • October 3, 2019 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • November 7, 2019 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • December 5, 2019 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • January 9, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • February 6, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • March 5, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • April 2, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • May 7, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room
        • June 4, 2020 – 3:15pm – Driver’s Ed Room