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Kentucky State Police
Kenton County Driver's License Written Testing - All Applicants Must Reside in Kenton County
(All Applicants Must Reside in Kenton County) Please schedule your permit/knowledge test appointment here. IMPORTANT NOTICE: You should arrive at least fifteen (15) minutes before your test time to ensure enough time is given to see the Circuit Clerk before testing. CDL and Foreign testing applicants please only schedule your appointment between 8:00AM and 2:30PM. You will be required to wear a mask before entering the building. New applicants will need to bring an original birth certificate, social security card, and proof of address. If under the age of 18, you will also need your no pass/no drive form from your school or board of education along with a parent or legal guardian to sign for you. CDL Written Test – 8:00AM to 2:30PM only. Please ensure all required documents have been submitted on the CDL Portal. This includes your application, self-certification and current medical certificate. This process typically takes 7-10 business days to complete. Hazmat applicants must also make sure the fingerprint background has been returned. Call (888) 655-9655 to schedule your appointment to be fingerprinted. New CDL applicants will be required to pay a $24.00 application fee before testing. CDL license holders will have to pay $5 for each endorsement test you take. Motorcycle Permit – An intermediate license, at least, is required. If under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian will have to be with you to sign. Reinstatement – Must first pay $40.00 reinstatement fee online at www.drive.ky.gov Non-Permanent Resident – Start with Circuit Court Clerk or local Transportation Cabinet Office. Visit www.drive.ky.gov for additional info. Verify required documents at www.drive.ky.gov. Failure to bring all required documents may result in cancelation of your appointment. TEST LOCATION: 1655 Delaware Crossing Independence, KY 41051
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