COVID-19 | Commercial Drivers License

25 March 2020

Commercial Driver Licenses which are due for renewal on or after March 1, 2020, are valid until June 30, 2020.  This waiver does not apply to a CDL or CLP holder if the driver’s license expired before March 1, 2020.  This waiver does not apply to a CDL or CLP holder if the driver’s privileges have been suspended or withdrawn for traffic offenses.

Commercial Driver Licenses (CDL) may be renewed or replaced through the mail, Commercial Learner Permits (CLP) may be replaced through the mail.

Commercial Driver License renewals will be included in the proposed online renewal option available April 15, 2020, at dmv.vermont.gov/mydmv

CDL applications can be found here: dmv.vermont.gov/document/application-for-commercial-license-permit

Fees:

4 Year renewal $90.00, with motorcycle $102.00

(school bus can only renew for 4 years)

2 Year renewal $60.00, with motorcycle    $66.00

Replacement $15.00

Enhanced CDL add $30.00 to fees above (renewal/replacement only)

Replacement $15.00

Mail completed CDL applications with a check or money order payable to VERMONT DMV to:

VERMONT DMV

120 State St

Montpelier, VT 05603

ATTN: CDL Unit

All CDL testing both written and skills have been suspended until further notice

The first issue of school bus and hazmat endorsements will not be granted until further notice.

CDL holders with existing School bus and/or Hazmat endorsements may be renewed through the mail, you will be contacted in the future to schedule the written exam. 

School bus clinics have been suspended until further notice, you may renew through the mail as you will be notified after the pandemic of the need to attend the school bus clinic.

Hazmat Endorsement Threat Assessment Clearance (TAC) expiration dates have been extended until June 30, 2020, you will be notified after the pandemic of the need to renew your TAC.

DOT medical certificates that were issued for a period of 90 days or longer and expired on or after March 1, 2020, are considered valid.

Drivers claiming relief under this waiver from the requirement for a valid medical certificate must have proof of a valid medical certificate that expired on or after March 1, 2020, and carry a paper copy of their expired medical certificates. 

Drivers who cannot produce evidence of a prior medical certification that expired on or after March 1, 2020, are not covered under this waiver, including new drivers who have never obtained a medical certification. 

Drivers who, since their last medical certificate was issued, have been diagnosed with a medical condition that would disqualify the driver from operating in interstate commerce, or who, since their last medical certificate was issued, have developed a condition that requires an exemption or Skill Performance Evaluation from FMCSA are not covered under this waiver.

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Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

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