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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Commercial driver license (CDL) and commercial learner permit (CLP) expiration dates have been extended by FMCSA until November 30, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to March 1st, 2020. Medical certificate and variance expiration dates have been extended until November 30, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to June 1, 2021.

 

DPS and tag agents are now offering eight (8) year driver licenses and identification cards. Fees are double the four (4) year option.

Commercial Driver License Endorsements or Restrictions

Endorsement Meaning
H Hazardous Materials (Requires background test through TSA before issuance)
N Tank Vehicle
P Passenger
S School Bus
T Doubles and Triple Trailers
X Combination of Hazardous Materials and Tank Vehicle
Restriction Meaning
E When operating a Class A, B or C CMV, restricted to automatic transmission
K CDL Intrastate only (Cannot leave the state of Oklahoma with CDL vehicles)
L Restricted to CDL vehicles without air brakes
M When operating a passenger bus, restricted to Class B or C CDL vehicle
N When operating a passenger bus, restricted to a Class C CMV
O Restricted from operating tractor-trailers
V Medical Variance
Z When operating a CMV, restricted to air over hydraulic

 

Last Modified on Oct 06, 2020
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