Please check with your local office to determine the acceptability of your documents.
What is a PCN? If the documents described above cannot be obtained, the examiner will require a combination of documents from the primary and secondary document lists that provide proof of your legal name, date of birth, and identity including a picture.
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Primary documents verify your age and identity, and must contain your full legal name and date of birth. These documents must be verifiable as authentic the examiner must be able to contact the issuing agency to determine authenticity. The following are examples of primary documents:. Secondary documents will assist in confirming your identity, and must contain your name and enough information to establish proof of all or part of what is contained on the primary document.
The following are examples of secondary documents:. Proof of lawful presence may be required if you have not previously provided proof of U. Acceptable lawful presence documents include:. Social Security Card —Bring your social security number or the original card issued by the Social Security Administration. Your social security number will be verified.
You will be required to provide proof of lawful presence in the United States. Liability Signer —If you are under 18 years old, you need to have a birth parent listed on birth certificate or legal guardian with you to sign consent for you to be licensed. The identity of the liability signer will be verified.
School Enrollment or Completion —If you are under 18 years old, you will need to provide acceptable proof of enrollment and attendance in or graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent program. Territory, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia. What tests will I need to take? You will need to provide one or more of the following certified documents, dated after the current record, as acceptable proof of a legal name change:. When can I renew my license?
A Class D license renewal is valid for either four years or eight years. If you are between the ages of 21 and 62, you may choose the eight-year renewal. If your CDL is expired for 25 months or more and you wish to retain CDL privileges, you will need to take the written knowledge test for class D, all written tests pertinent to the CDL, and a skills test in the class of vehicle that matches the class of CDL you are applying for. What else should I know? If you are 16 or 17 years old, you may be a donor but must have parental permission to be on the donor registry.
If you want to make limitations, change, or update your donor status, you may do so at www. Selective Service Registration —Federal law requires all males who are 18 to 25 years of age to register with the Selective Services System. Additionally, the Selective Service System receives notification of all applicants who decline the opportunity to register. Address Change: Idaho law requires you to notify the DMV of any address change no more than 30 days after the move. It also allows law enforcement personnel to notify you or your family if there is an emergency. You can renew your license up to 25 months in advance of its expiration date.
If the expiration date printed on your license is more than 25 months away, and you anticipate being on active duty or out of state when your license expires, you can download the following form and renew by mail. The Idaho Transportation Department ITD provides an exemption from the requirement to take a skills test with a CDL Examiner and the knowledge test for persons with experience operating military equivalent commercial vehicles while in military service. Application for these waivers may be submitted to ITD at any time during active duty and within one year of separation from Military Service.
Interested persons should review and complete the most applicable of the two forms below. For more information contact a CDL Specialist at Passenger car and motorcycle registrations can typically be renewed up to 12 months early.
Expiring registrations for passenger cars or motorcycles can be renewed for a one- or two-year period. There are no provisions in Idaho statute allowing the extension of vehicle registrations for military personnel. You can also renew vehicle registrations online if your home county participates in the internet registration renewal process and the owners listed for the vehicle, have an Idaho-issued driver licenses or Idaho-issued identification cards.
For specialty plates information go to Military license plates and forms. If you have any vehicle-related questions, please contact ITD Vehicle Services, Registration Section at or via e-mail at: dmv-registrations itd. On trailers, it may be found anywhere but is commonly found on the front of the trailer on the trailer tongue or frame. Other states may use other definitions.
Even if your vehicle is a commercial vehicle according to the definition above, you may qualify for one of the CDL exemptions. There are four categories of CDL exemptions. Recreational vehicle exemption — applies to drivers of vehicles used exclusively to transport personal possessions or family members for non-business or recreational purposes. Military vehicle exemption — applies to military vehicle operators who are considered active-duty military personnel and to civilians who are required to wear uniforms and are subject to the Code of Military Justice.
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Emergency vehicle exemption — applies to drivers of firefighting or other emergency equipment used in response to emergencies involving the preservation of life or property. Farm vehicle exemption — applies to drivers of farm vehicles, including family members and farm hands, under certain conditions only. The farm exemption applies to drivers of farm vehicles which are:. The farm exemption is intended for small farm-to-market operations only. Unless Idaho is involved in a reciprocity agreement with the other state s , the farm exemption does not extend beyond the boundaries of Idaho.
Drivers with a Class A license may, with the proper endorsements, operate vehicles requiring a Class B, C or D license. A driver with a Class B license may, with the proper endorsements, operate vehicles requiring a Class C or D license. Class C is strictly for vehicles designed to carry 16 or more people including the driver , or carrying hazardous materials requiring the vehicle to display placards. A driver with a Class C license may also operate vehicles requiring a Class D license.
You must have the appropriate endorsement on your CDL if you haul hazardous materials, pull double or triple trailers, or drive tank or passenger vehicles. Hazardous materials H — Required for drivers of vehicles transporting hazardous materials requiring placards per the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act.
A written test and Transportation Security Administration threat assessment clearance background check are required at each driver license renewal date. Passenger P — Required for drivers of vehicles designed to carry 16 or more passengers including the driver. Both written and skills tests are required to obtain this endorsement. School Bus S — Required for drivers of vehicles used to transport preprimary, primary or secondary school students from home to school, from school to home, or to and from school-sponsored events. Drivers of school buses must have both the Passenger and School Bus endorsements.
Both written and skills test are required to obtain this endorsement. Tank vehicles N — Required for drivers of any commercial motor vehicle that is designed to transport any liquid or gaseous materials within a tank or tanks having an individual rated capacity of more than gallons and an aggregate rated capacity of 1, gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or the chassis. A commercial motor vehicle transporting an empty storage container tank, not designed for transportation, with a rated capacity of 1, gallons or more that is temporarily attached to a flatbed trailer is not considered a tank vehicle.
K Restriction — Operating Intrastate Only. If a driver self-certifies to operating intrastate only, the K restriction will be placed on their driving record. The next time the CDL is issued it will include the K restriction and notification that the driver is only authorized to operate in Idaho. To remove that restriction before issue of the CDL, the driver will have to self-certify they are operating interstate and possibly submit a DOT medical card to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
L Restriction — Prohibits driving of vehicles with air brakes.