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Apply for a school pupil transport (7D) driver’s certificate

Customers interested in becoming a school pupil transportation driver must obtain the required certifications. This page explains the process for obtaining a school pupil transport (7D) certificate.
All 7D certificates are valid for one year from the date of issue. An applicant over the age of 70, are insulin-dependant diabetics, or have had a hypoglycemic episode or spell are issued a certificate for 6 months.

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What you need for Apply for a school pupil transport (7D) driver’s certificate

To apply for a school pupil transport (7D) certificate, you must:

  • Hold a valid Class A, B, C, or D driver's license for 3 continuous years immediately before application
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check
  • Pass a SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information) check
  • Complete 2-hours of Pre-Service Training through your potential employer 
  • Have a satisfactory driving record
  • Pass an eye exam, a physical exam, and a written knowledge exam

Fees for Apply for a school pupil transport (7D) driver’s certificate

Name Fee Unit
School Pupil (7D) Exam Fee $15 each
School Pupil (7D) Certificate Fee $15 each
School Pupil (7D) Certificate Fee (6 month) $7.50 each

How to apply Apply for a school pupil transport (7D) driver’s certificate

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a school pupil (7D) certificate is to complete your application online

Follow the instructions here.

The RMV will contact you if we need any additional information.

 

More info for Apply for a school pupil transport (7D) driver’s certificate

To prepare for the 7D written test, study School Pupil Transport (7D) manual and the Massachusetts driver’s manual.

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