A chauffeur's license, a clean driving record and a sense of etiquette are qualifications needed to become a limousine driver. A chauffeur's license is a special endorsement on a current driver's license. Some states additionally require that a commercial license be obtained. No formal education is needed.
A strong driving record is necessary. Limousine companies do extensive background checks before hiring. They want to be sure the driver has no criminal background and is a safe driver. Basic etiquette and communication are needed to qualify for this service-oriented job. Drivers must be polite, professional, patient and able to communicate well with clients.