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Can you take the CDL test in Spanish?

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The CDL or Commercial Driver's Licence test is not administered in Spanish. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations require that the test only be administered in English.

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Can you take the CDL test in Spanish?
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On top of being able to read, write and speak English in order to obtain a CDL license, the federal government also requires that applicants be U.S. citizens and possess a Social Security number. Some states do offer the CDL handbook in Spanish; however, all states are required to only offer the test in English.

A particular state's department of motor vehicles can provide information regarding the availability of other license exams in languages other than English.

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