Types of Commercial Licenses

Class A--Commercial Driver License

Any combination of vehicles with a GCWR--Gross Combination Weight Rating ) of 26,001 pounds or more provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds

Class B--Commercial Driver License

  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more.
  • Any vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more, pulling a vehicle with a GVWR of 10,000 pounds or less
  • A single vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) if the GVWR is 26,001 pounds or more.

Class C--Commercial Driver License

  • Any vehicle with a GVWR of less than 26,001 pounds transporting hazardous materials for which placarding is required
  • Any vehicle transporting 16 or more passengers, including the driver, with a GVWR of less than 26,001 pounds.

CDL Driver: U.S. Citizenship or Legal Presence Documentation Required

Refer to this documentation  


General Questions about Commercial Driver License


If you don't have any Driver License and wants to know for requirements how to obtain an operator refer to this document of Secretary of State Office