Military

Military Skills Test Waiver

06 October 2016
To waiver the commercial driver license (CDL) skills test for VT driver licensed service members who are/were employed within the past year (12 months) in a military position requiring the operation of a military motor vehicle equivalent to a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

Military Skills Test Waiver

Eligibility

Service members who are currently licensed and who are, or were, employed within the last year in a military position requiring the operation of a military motor vehicle equivalent to a commercial motor vehicle. Additional eligibility restrictions apply, see below.

Military License Plates

All plates on this page require a completed Vermont Certificate of Veteran Status which must be certified by the Vermont Office of Veterans' Affairs and can be used on vehicles registered at the pleasure car rate and trucks registered for less than 26,001 lbs. (excluding vehicles registered under IRP). Some license plates require a one-time fee (see description). None of these license plates can be personalized/vanity plates.

Any veteran may apply for a non-specific Veterans' Plate which displays an American flag and "V" designation.

Military Benefits

License Extension

If you are on active duty, and a Vermont resident, the military extension validates your existing Vermont Driver's License for up to 4 years from the date it would normally expire. While it is necessary for the Department to send notice of all expiring licenses, such notice may be disregarded by you if you have obtained a military extension.

Your Vermont license must be renewed within 30 days of your discharge date. To renew this extended license, you must do the following:

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Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

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