ALL DRIVE TESTS will be done using a Pacific Driver Education car. Additionally, the test will be recorded for training purposes.

Convenient Online Scheduling – All drive tests done in a PDE car $55

  • Reschedules & cancellations must be made with a 36-hour notice
  • Payment is required to hold your appointment

Vehicle requirements

  • All tests are done in a vehicle owned by PDE.
  • All vehicles are equipped with an in-car camera for training purposes.

What to expect on the day of the test

  • Arrive 15 minutes early
  • Bring a current photo ID

Eligibility OVER 18

  • Completed knowledge test & vision screening at DMV
  • No suspended or revoked driving privileges
  • No one in the at-risk driver program will be tested

Eligibility UNDER 18

  • Must have parent/guardian at our office for the duration of test
  • Must have valid permit at time of test
  • Minors must also complete Safe Practices test at DMV

After the test

  • If you passed, you will receive a sealed envelope with your test results inside
  • These results are only valid for 30 days
  • DO NOT OPEN THE ENVELOPE
  • DMV will take your photo & charge an additional license fee
  • If you fail, you will receive instruction on what to fix for the next test
  • DMV sets wait times after failures, check with them before taking another test
  • You do not have to retest with us

Terms and Conditions for DMV Drive Test

YOU MUST show up 15 minutes prior to your test. If you are more than 10 minutes late you must reschedule your test.

To be eligible to take a driving test:

  • If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must have held an instruction permit from Oregon or another state for a minimum of six months.
  • If your permit is from a state other than Oregon, you must take the Oregon knowledge test at a DMV office before you can take a driving test.
  • If you are 18 or older, you must have passed the knowledge test and vision screening at a DMV prior to taking your drive test.
  • You must not have suspended or revoked driving privileges in Oregon or any other state.
  • You must observe the proper wait time between tests if you have previously failed an exam at any testing location (see wait times below).

Pacific Driver Education does not provide testing for

  • Individuals in the At-Risk Driver Program or
  • Individuals who require the addition or removal of adaptive equipment.
  • You must bring a photo ID to the test.

Cancellations, Rescheduling, and Refunds

Pacific Driver Education does not issue refunds for any reason. If you book more than one test a refund will not be issued for the second test. If you schedule an appointment and you are not eligible to take the test, you will forfeit your exam fees. If you are ill or fail to bring your photo ID, you will be allowed one opportunity to reschedule your appointment. A second failure to appear will result in forfeiture of all exam fees. Registration cancellations with at least 36 hours notice will be refunded the full amount minus a $5 merchant transaction fee.


PLEASE READ - Terms & Conditions

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