Commercial Driver License Third Party Testing
Third Party Administrator FAQ
Is there an application fee for Third Party Administrators?
No. There is no fee for applying to join the CDL & Third Party Testing Program.
Can I also register my business to administer the CDL knowledge tests?
No. Third Party organizations are currently prohibited from administering CDL knowledge tests. These tests must be taken in a driver license issuance office.
I plan on testing Class A and B applicants. Does my Third Party Tester need a Class A CDL?
No. The Third Party Tester is not required to hold a Class A CDL to test Class A and B applicants.
Does DHSMV set the fees that Third Party Administrators may charge?
No. It is the responsibility of the Third Party Administrator to set the fees.
Does DHSMV regulate the test fees Third Party Administrators charge for services?
No. However, DHSMV is responsible for ensuring the test fees are fully disclosed and clearly posted.
Dave Kerner, Executive Director