Driver's License Road Test

Beginning Monday, August 30, 2021, skills tests for regular (Class D) license applicants will be available by appointment only. The SCDMV will not accept walk-ins for regular (Class D) skills tests. Read the full update on SCDMV operations at SCDMV Skills Tests Updates (

Beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the SCDMV will return to administering a modified skills tests for applicants who want a regular (Class D) license. These modified skills tests are only offered at certain branches. Find a full list of branches that offer the modified Class D skills test at SCDMV Skills Tests Updates (

Appointments are available for 21 days in advance. It is the agency's goal to maximize your time so that you do not spend hours waiting at an SCDMV branch.

You can book the following skills test by clicking the link below:

A regular license is a Class D beginner's permit or driver's license. You may hear a road test referred to as a skills test.

You may take a regular (Class D) driver's license road test in the rain as long as you can see using an intermittent or low windshield wiper speed. If you are applying for a regular license, you may take the road test at any SCDMV branch. 

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