Tom Corbett, Governor Barry J. Schoch, P.E., Secretary, Department of Transportation

Renewing your Commercial Driverís License with a HAZMAT Endorsement

Process:

In order to ensure no lapse in your HAZMAT endorsement it is critical that you follow these steps in order and begin the process as soon as possible.

Step 1: Appear at a Driver License Center and show proof of citizenship or permanent residency.

Step 2: Pass HAZMAT Knowledge Recertification Test.

Step 3: Submit Form DL-288 and fees to the Driver License Center.

Step 4: Visit 3M Cogent to have your fingerprints taken.

Step 5: Receive notification from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that you passed the background check. (This can take up to 120 days from the time you are fingerprinted.)

Step 6: Submit renewal application and fees.

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