Driver License Testing

Driver license testing, both written and driving tests, end at 3:30 p.m. daily. Appointments are required to take the test both written and road tests.  Individuals taking the written test have up to one hour to test.

If taking a driving test, please be sure you are familiar with the vehicle you will be testing in. It is important the vehicle is clean and car features are in working order, including seat belts, horn, headlights, brake lights and turn signals. Proof of insurance is required when taking a driving test.  Road Test Appointment Options

Please visit our First Time Driver page prior to visiting our office to ensure you bring the required documents with you to be able to test.

Who must take a Class E knowledge exam?

  • Individuals who downgraded to an ID card for one year or more due to a sanction
  • Individuals with a Florida license expired for one year or more
  • Out-of-State license holder expired for one year or more
  • Applicants who did not obtain a Class E license within one year of passing the Class E knowledge exam


If you are in need of an oral interpretation driver license test, medical driver license test, Hazmat or CDL endorsement, these services are provided by appointment only in our Panama City office located at 850 W. 11th Street in the Government Services Center. Appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Schedule an appointment now!