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Regular License Road Test
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.
Driver's License Road 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.
You may make an appointment at the Allendale branch on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All other SCDMV branches offer appointments Monday through Friday from 2 - 4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, follow the instructions above or call the office and leave a voicemail with your name and phone number. An SCDMV employee will return your call within one business day.
The SCDMV will accept walk-in road test applicants from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The SCDMV will not accept walk-in road test applicants from 2 - 4:30 p.m., unless the office has a cancellation. If you arrive late (10 minutes or more) for your appointment, you may lose your time to a walk-in.