Do I Need a Special License to Drive a Limo?

Drivers need a special license to drive a limo. Drivers also likely need a standard driver's license before obtaining the a limo license. State requirements vary, so check with the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

To apply for a special license, drivers may need proof of medical certification, insurance and a clean driving record. Some states also impose age requirements for special licenses. Annual driving screenings may be required.

Other vehicles that require special licensing include taxis, school buses and commercial motor carriers. For school buses, drivers may need both a commercial driver's license and a special school bus license.