Road Test (Class D or M)

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Before you visit the RMV, use this checklist to Get Ready to Go.

The information and documents listed below are needed in order to process your Road Test (Class D or M) Application. If you don’t have the ones listed here, please review the Acceptable Documents List. Please make sure you have all the required information before coming to the Service Center.

Applicant Requirements

  • A completed Class D or M Road Test Application

    • If you answered yes to either question 1 or 2 on the road test application, an RMV Service Center Representative must contact Medical Affairs
    • If you are under 18 years of age:
      • Class D: The application must be signed by either: (a) a parent, (b) a legal guardian, (c) the Massachusetts Child Guardian Division, or (d) a boarding school headmaster.  If the person signing the application is not a parent, proper documentation must be shown at the time of the road test to prove that the person is qualified to sign
      • Class M: You must successfully complete a Massachusetts Rider Education Program (MREP) basic rider course to obtain a Class M license
  • A valid learner's permit

  • A Sponsor

    • Your sponsor must: (a) be 21 years of age or older; (b) have at least one year of driving experience; and (c) be duly licensed by his/her state of residence
    • Class M road tests do not require a sponsor
  • The sponsor’s valid driver’s license available for the Road Test Examiner to review


Vehicle Requirements

  • A valid vehicle registration

  • A valid inspection sticker

  • Seating accommodations for the driver and adequate seating so that the examiner may sit next to you and your sponsor may sit in the rear seat behind the driver 

  • Proof of insurance coverage equal to or exceeding the Massachusetts minimum requirements, which are $20,000/$40,000 for bodily injury and $5,000 for property damage

  • A parking brake within reach of the front passenger seat

Please Note:
    • Any vehicle that does not allow the examiner unobstructed access to the parking brake cannot be used
  • For Rental Vehicles

  • Your rental agreement and written permission on the rental company’s letterhead authorizing use of the vehicle for the road test is required




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