Licensing / Certification
In Minnesota, a commercial driver's license is required to operate vehicles that weigh over 26,000 pounds or carry more than 15 passengers.
- be at least 21 years old (may be 18 if driving only in Minnesota and not hauling hazardous materials);
- have a valid driver's license;
- provide identification;
- complete and pass knowledge and skills tests.
For more information, contact:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Driver and Vehicle Services
444 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
Federal regulations require bus drivers who operate vehicles that hold 16 or more passengers to have a commercial driver's license (CDL). License requirements vary by state.
Certifications are examinations that test or enhance your knowledge, experience or skills in an occupation or profession.
There are 3 certifications related to this career.
No State of Minnesota license requirements are found for this career.