Road tests are administered from our DMV office. Both the applicant and the accompanying driver are required to check in 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment or the appointment maybe cancelled or rescheduled.
Your accompanying driver must be 21 years of age or older and present his or her valid driver's license to the examiner. Valid Hawaii Driver's learner Permit and vehicle documents (see "Class 3 Road Test Requirements";) to the driver license examiner.
If you are under 18 years of age, present both your Drivers Education and Behind the Wheel Completion Certificates when you check in for the road test. You must also show your certificates to your driver license examiner.
You may be required to bring the necessary documents for the verification of Legal Presence.
Please pre-check your vehicle to ensure that it is ready for the road test.
Instructions to Applicant for Road Tests
Identified below are the requirements that the applicant will have to adhere to, while taking the road test:
- The applicant must: 1) Possess a valid instructional permit; 2) Have an appointment for the road test; and 3) Appear at the appointment 15 min early with an accompanying driver who possesses a valid driver’s license and is over the age of 21 years old; 4) After presenting to the front door greeter, wait outside until the Driving Examiner comes to meet you to check you in.
- The vehicle with which the applicant desires to conduct the road test, must have the accompanying documents:
- Valid vehicle registration;
- Valid vehicle safety check;
- Valid vehicle insurance.
- The vehicle must also pass the pre-trip portion of the road test (inspection), which will be conducted prior to executing the road test. If the vehicle does not pass the pre-trip inspection, the road test will be rescheduled.
- The applicant will perform the road test and follow the instructions of the Driver License Examiner (DLE).
- To ensure the health and safety of both the applicant and the DLE, the following proactive measures will be used:
COVID-19 Health and Safety Precautions:
in-processing the applicant, a staff person would:
- Take the temperature of the applicant, any other passengers and themselves using
a no-touch thermometer, and if it falls between an acceptable range (below 100.4
F or 38 C)
- Ask the applicant and any other passengers if they have traveled in the last 10 calendar days?
If the answer is yes, then to proceed they
must have one of the following verified:
Safe Travel documents.
- Vaccine shots verified past the 12-day
- If their
temperature was within the acceptable range and they answered “No” to the
question or provided any of the 3 exemption documents, all participants would
sign the affidavit form and would be allowed to proceed with the road test.
- If their
temperature was not within the acceptable range and/or answered “Yes” to the
question or could not provide any of the 3 exemptions documents, the examiner
would reschedule the road test appointment at least 10 days from that day.
- The applicant and the accompanying driver must wear a face mask when they report to the Driver License office for the road test. If the applicant does not have a face mask, the road test will be rescheduled. All passengers in the enclosed vehicle will be required to wear masks. If the applicant refuses to wear the mask before or during the examination, the test will be rescheduled to a later date by the examiner. If during the road test, the applicant refuses to continue to wear a mask, the road test will terminate and the applicant will immediately return to the driver license office. A new road test will be rescheduled to another date. Masks are not required for the pre-trip inspection and basic control skills test portion of CDL tests. Customers must supply their own masks.
- During the road test, the car’s air conditioner will be turned off and all windows of the vehicle will be rolled down.
- Under COVID-19 conditions, conducting road tests by any examiner will be voluntary. If the applicant does not agree with these requirements, the road test will be rescheduled. If, during the road test, it begins to rain, the applicant will follow the instructions of the DLE, as to whether or not the road test will have to be canceled.
- Upon completion of the road test, the applicant will continue to follow the instructions of the DLE and return the vehicle back to the driver license facility as directed by the DLE.
- After the vehicle is safely parked, the applicant will be debriefed by the DLE. The results of the road test will be explained to the applicant.
- A copy of the road test evaluation will be provided to the applicant. If the applicant successfully passes the road test, the DLE will direct the applicant to the DL facility for processing for a Provisional Driver’s License. If the applicant fails the road test, the DLE will instruct the applicant to reschedule a road test for another time.