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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Third-Party Online Knowledge Testing

​If you are interested in taking an online class D knowledge test at home, visit the online knowledge testing page​ for information. 

As a result of legislation signed into law by Gov. Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) developed an online class D knowledge testing system. This system allows driver education programs and other authorized businesses to proctor the class D knowledge tests for Minnesotans. DPS-DVS is working with driving schools, school districts, deputy registrar offices and driver's license agent offices that are interested in this opportunity.

Third-Party Online Knowledge Testing Proctor Requirements

Businesses interested in becoming third party online knowledge testing proctors must meet these requirements:

  • Provide all computers and equipment for people to take the online knowledge test.
    • There is no minimum requirement for the number of testing stations.
  • Driver Education programs need to be valid and in good standing with Minnesota Driver Education.
  • Entities must have proctors that are 21 years or older and have a valid Minnesota driver's license.
  • Proctors must agree they will not provide assistance while proctoring the tests.
  • Businesses may charge up to $10 to administer each class D knowledge test.
  • Businesses can administer the test during online knowledge testing hours Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Become a Third-Party Online Knowledge Testing Proctor

 To become a third party online knowledge testing proctor, you must: 
  • Complete and return the proctor application​.
  • Complete and return the memorandum of understanding​
    • Once approved, DPS-DVS will send you a letter with information to set up your system account in order to access what you need to proctor the knowledge test for Minnesotans.
      • When you complete the registration, you will receive an email with knowledge testing site information. 

Third-Party Online Knowledge Testing Proctor Resources