Welcome to the Virginia tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Virginia in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.
Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) - Virginia students must take the SOL test in reading and writing every year from third through twelfth grade. They must also take the math and science tests in grades 3-8 and take specific subject tests in high school.
Virginia Medical Assistant Certification Exam - Find information on how to become certified or registered as a medical assistant in Virginia.
Virginia Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information on tests and licensing requirements to become a plumber in Virginia.
Virginia Cosmetologists Tests and Licensing - Cosmetologists must take a licensing test in Virginia. The exam is taken via computer and is administered by a third party. Applicants have 90 minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions. The test is closed-book. The test may be waived for new residents who are licensed in another state.
Virginia Real Estate Agents Exams and Licensure - Real estate agents have to take the Virginia Real Estate Examination in addition to the national test. The two tests are usually taken together. Candidates have two and a half hours to answer the 120 multiple choice questions. The test is administered via computer.
Virginia Driving Tests - Virginia requires new drivers to take a vision screening test, a two-part knowledge test and a road skills test. The two-part knowledge test has 10 questions on traffic signs and 25 general knowledge questions. Every applicant must make 100% on the first part before taking the second.
Virginia Commercial Driving Tests - To obtain a CDL in Virginia, applicants must first pass a CDL general knowledge exam and a knowledge exam for each endorsement he or she wishes to have. A learner's permit is then issued, and the applicant can take the CDL road skills test after completing a driver's education course.