Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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CDL disqualification

A disqualification is the withdrawal of a personís privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle because of convictions for certain offenses committed by the person while driving or operating a commercial motor vehicle.

Check your driverís license status to know if your license is valid, disqualified (CDL holders), suspended or revoked. You will need your social security number and birth date.

Length of disqualification

Periods of disqualification run from a minimum of 60 days to lifetime, depending on the number, type, and severity of the violation or conviction.

General disqualification

Wisconsin general CDL disqualifications provides detailed information on disqualifying offenses that apply to all commercial driver licenses (CDL) and what affect those offenses have on a CDL.

Hazmat disqualification

Hazardous materials disqualifications provides detailed information on disqualifying offenses that only apply to a hazardous materials endorsement.

School Bus disqualifications

School bus disqualifications provides detailed information on disqualifying offenses that only apply to a school bus endorsement.

Authority to order a disqualification

The law provides that a person is disqualified upon receiving certain types of convictions. The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) administratively disqualifies the personís commercial operating privileges.

Notice of disqualification

The DMV issues an order of disqualification and mails it first class to a personís last known residence.

Occupational license during period of disqualification

No occupational license can be obtained for commercial motor vehicle operation during any period of disqualification.

Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service
Call: (608) 266-2261

Last modified: November 19, 2013

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