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Renew Commercial Driver's 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 (PDF) and fees to the Driver License Center.

Step 4: 

Visit PennDOT's Applicant Fingerprinting Online Service 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.