Oregon Tests

Welcome to the Oregon tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Oregon in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving exams.

Academic Tests

Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) - Oregon students are required to take the OAKS assessments every year from third through eighth grade and again in eleventh grade. All students have to take tests in reading, literature, social studies, science and mathematics. Oregon is slowly shifting from paper-based testing to online testing.

Professional Tests

Oregon Massage Therapist Exam and Licensing - Find information on how to become a licensed massage therapist in Oregon.

Oregon Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information on testing and licensing requirements to become a plumber in Oregon.

Oregon Electrician Tests and Licensing - Journeyman Electricians have to take an exam administered by the Building Code Division before they can be licensed in Oregon. The open-book test has 52 questions, all of which are multiple choice, and applicants have three hours to finish. All applicants must bring their own materials, including reference books.

Oregon Appraisers Exams and Licensure - Appraisers must pass the state certified appraiser licensing examination. Applicants can not take the exam until they have completed at least 300 classroom hours of appraisal instruction. All applicants have to pay a fee of $125 to take the multiple choice test and must register 30 days before the testing date.

Oregon General Residental Contractors Tests and Licensing - Oregon requires all General Residential Contractors to pass a licensing exam administered by Prometric, Inc. The exam has 80 multiple-choice questions and is open book. A passing score is 70 percent.

Oregon Real Estate Brokers Tests and Licensing - Real estate brokers must pass an Oregon Real Estate Agent Licensing Examination before getting a license to work. All applicants must pay $75 to take the test. The questions on the exam are multiple choice and the exam is taken on a computer. The licensing exam is closed-book.

Driver's Tests

Oregon Driving Tests - Oregon requires drivers license applicants to first pass a vision test and the Class C knowledge test. After that, they can make an appointment to take a drive test. Minors must go through Oregon's Provisional Driver Improvement Program. Applicants with a valid U.S. license do not have to take the drive test.

Oregon Commerical Driving Tests - Oregon requires drivers who want to qualify for a CDL to first pass the CDL General Knowledge Test and the CDL Class Test. Once they have passed both tests applicants may schedule the CDL Skills Test. All applicants must also meet Oregon's medical requirements.

Oregon Motorcycle Tests - A driver who wishes to obtain a motorcycle endorsement must first obtain a motorcycle instruction permit. He or she may also have to pass a TEAM Oregon Basic Rider Course in lieu of the drive test. Otherwise, all drivers are required to take and pass the drive test.