California Department of Transportation

Driver License

A driver of a commercial vehicle operated in California must possess a valid commercial drivers license.

OUT-OF-STATE: For out-of-state carriers, that commercial license must be issued by the driver's state or country of domicile (Mexico, Canada or any U.S. jurisdiction).

IN-STATE: For California carriers, see the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website "Commercial Driver License."

You may contact DMV by phone at 1-800-777-0133.

Return to the Caltrans "Legal Truck Access Branch" page.

Revised 4/3/15.