An official website of the State of Oregon
How you know »
(how to identify a Oregon.gov website)
An official website of the State of Oregon »
You are here:
If you may not have to take a drive test, schedule an appointment with DMV to be issued your driver license.
The next steps depend on where you scheduled your drive test; with DMV or a Class C testing business. Follow the steps for the choice you made.
DMV will issue a replacement driver license if:
Replace online you need to:
After you meet all the requirements:
We test your vision to confirm you can drive safely. If you take the test while wearing glasses or contacts, you will be required to wear them when you drive.
If you don’t pass the vision test, we’ll give you a form to take to your eye doctor.
The Drive Test fee at DMV is $9 ($45.00 effective January 1, 2024). Bring a passenger vehicle with current registration and valid proof of insurance.
Tips for taking the drive test at DMV
The examiner will sit in the front seat and give you directions. They will discuss the results with you after the test.
If you fail the Drive Test, you must wait to take another test until the next business day.
You may not have to take a drive test if:
You need to bring a passenger vehicle with valid registration for the drive test. The examiner will check it for the required equipment. You will have to reschedule if your vehicle does not pass the equipment check.
Equipment that must work:
Nothing may obstruct the driver's or examiner's view to the front, side or rear of the vehicle.
You must show proof of insurance before a drive test. You can use:
If weather conditions require, your vehicle must have studded tires or traction devices, windshield wipers, headlights, taillights, window defroster, windows that roll down and/or air conditioning that is in working order.
Tips for Teens
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
A lock icon ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website.
Only share sensitive information on official, secure websites.
Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how