Learner permit written test and Driver's Manual in other languages

Learner permit written tests

The written test for a learner permit is available in the following languages:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bosnian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Nepali
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish


Driver's Manual

The New York State Driver's Manual is available in English and Spanish at our publications page . However, the manual can be translated into multiple languages at Driver's manual & practice tests using Google Translate.  See the Language translation disclaimer.  


Written test for commercial driver licenses

The written tests for commercial driver licenses (CDL Class A, Class B, and Class C) and endorsements are available in English or Spanish only. The test for the CDL endorsement for Hazardous Materials (HazMat) is available in English only.