How Much Does the Hazmat Endorsement Cost?

In addition to the commercial driver’s license, federal and state laws require all drivers to carry a hazmat endorsement to transport any hazardous material.  This material, according to the federal government, will include explosives, gasses, some solids, flammable liquids and any other material which may cause harm.

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What is going to be included?

How to get hazmat endorsement

  1. You must have a valid CDL in good standing in the state you’re applying in.
  2. Able to provide proof of your full legal name.  No photocopies will be accepted.
  3. Furnish proof of your U.S. citizenship.
  4. Able to prove your date of birth and identity.
  5. Proof of social security number.
  6. Provide a valid DOT medical card.
  7. Depending on the state, you may need a medical waiver.
  8. Must be able to pass the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Knowledge Test.
  9. Pass a vision test.
  10. Pass the TSA criminal background check.

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