Yes, you need to make an appointment to take the permit test on a computer in Fairfield, IA. You can make an appointment online at the Jefferson County Treasurer’s website: https://www.picktime.com/JeffersonCountyDL?language=et
The appointment slots are released two weeks in advance, so you can start making appointments on September 30, 2023. The test is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You must arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. to ensure time to complete the test and be issued a credential.
Here are the documents you need to bring to your appointment:
- Proof of identity. This can be a birth certificate, passport, or other document that shows your date of birth and legal name.
- Proof of residency in Iowa. This can be a utility bill, lease agreement, or other document that shows your name and address.
- Social security number. This can be your social security card or a letter from the Social Security Administration.
- The permit test fee is $3.