Truck Driver CDL (Commercial Driver's License) Requirements

Posted on December 20th, 2021

Truck Drivers with CDL credentials are in high demand. All US states require a CDL license for you to be able to work as a commercial truck driver, but they often have different license types, training requirements, costs and application processes.

Find out what you need—and how to get it—by selecting your state below or click here to try our licensing and certification tool, LicensePointe, and quickly and easily find the information you need.

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To learn more about about becoming a truck driver, including job description, salary, education and links to CDL training in your area, see our detailed Truck Driver Career Profile.