WASHINGTON STATE PERMIT & ENDORSEMENT WRITTEN KNOWLEDGE TESTING
DOL Knowledge Testing
Washington State requires you to pass a total of FOUR TESTS to get a two-wheel motorcycle endorsement; a permit knowledge test & riding skills test and an endorsement knowledge written test & riding skills test.
You must have a permit or have passed the permit knowledge and riding tests to take an endorsement test. The first step is to take the knowledge exam below or sign up for a class.
The Washington Permit knowledge test is comprised of 25 multiple choice questions on rules of the road and motorcycle safety. The endorsement knowledge test is 50 multiple choice questions.
A three-wheel endorsement requires one knowledge test and one riding skills test. The three-wheel knowledge test is comprised of 25 multiple choice questions on rules of the road and general motorcycle safety, including some three-wheel specific questions.
The content for all knowledge tests come directly from the Washington Motorcycle Operator Manual. A passing score on all knowledge test is 80%.
2-Wheel Permit Knowledge Test
2-Wheel Endorsement Knowledge Test
3-Wheel Endorsement Knowledge Test
Check out the Test Videos
Click here to watch the Washington State’s Motorcycle Skills Test videos. This 5-part video series features: Cone Weave & Normal Stop, Turn from a Stop & U-turn, Obstacle Swerve, Quick Stop and Curves.
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- Testing fees are not refunded if you cancel less than 7 days before your test date.
- Prior to 7 days, you may reschedule your test at no additional cost.
- If you do not show for your scheduled test, your fee will not be refunded; however, you may reschedule for an additional 50% of your testing fee.