CDL Testing Requirements
Commercial Driver License Testing
Valid Oregon driver license (unexpired).
Valid commercial learner permit issued at least 14 days prior to testing (unexpired).
Current vehicle registration
Current vehicle insurance (electronic copy acceptable)
Visit the Oregon DMV CDL page for complete details.
Applicant must provide a proper testing vehicle that is representative of the CDL vehicle class they are being tested for.
Applicant testing vehicle must pass inspection and be roadworthy.
Vehicle must be unloaded (totally empty).
Consult the Oregon DMV CDL page and manual for complete details.
Passenger Car Testing Requirements
Non-Commercial Driver License Testing
Valid instruction permit if under 18 years of age (unexpired).
Consult the Oregon DMV UNDER 18 page for details.
Consult the Oregon DMV OVER 18 page for details.
Photo ID required for all applicants.
Current vehicle insurance and vehicle registration are required (electronic copies are acceptable).
Your test will take approximately 20 minutes. Your vehicle must be in good working order for the test.
• Brake lights
• Cracked Windshield
• Rearview mirror
• Turn signal lights
• Foot brake (or hand brake as needed)
• Valid license plates on front and back of vehicle.
The examiner will also check to see if the inside and outside door handle on the passenger’s door works and if a proper passenger seat is next to the driver. Headlights, tail lights, windshield wipers, and defroster also will be checked if weather or light conditions require them. Please turn off all audio systems, GPS devices and cell phones and remove objects from the dashboard and the rearview mirror. The examiner will ask you to start your vehicle. If the vehicle won’t start (no jump starting and pushing of the vehicle) or is deficient in any of the above area's the test must be rescheduled.