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Commercial Driver License - Bus Driver Part 19-A Application


State Motor Vehicles, Department of

A person who has a Commercial Driver License (CDL) must apply for an Article 19-A Bus Drivers License to drive a bus. This rule does not apply to school bus drivers.

For this license, you will need a New York State Commercial Driver License. Click the following link for more information about the Commercial Driver License.

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles

Bus Driver Unit
6 Empire State Plaza, Room 136B
Albany, NY 12228
Phone (518) 473-9455
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