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Before you visit the RMV, use this checklist to Get Ready to Go.

The information and documents listed below are needed in order to process your License Conversion Application. If you don’t have the ones listed here, please review the Acceptable Documents List. Please make sure you have all the required information before coming to the Service Center.

  • Social Security Number

  • Date of Birth

  • You need just one of the following documents:
      • U.S. Passport – must be current
      • Birth Certificate – must be an original
  • Signature

  • You need just one of the following documents:
      • U.S. Passport – must be current
      • Social Security Card
  • Massachusetts Residency

  • You need just one of the following documents:
      • Bank Statement – less than 60 days old
      • Utility Bill – less than 60 days old
      • Home Mortgage or Lease – dated within 12 months
  • Out-of-State License

      • Your Out-of-State License with photo may also be used to prove date of birth
      • If you do not have the out-of-state License OR if the out-of-state License does not have a photo, an acceptable photo ID from the Acceptable Documents List is required
  • Driving Record

      • Must be certified and not more than 30 days old
  • Payment of $140

      • There is an additional $15 fee to add Motorcycle privileges to a CDL
      • Payable by cash, check (payable to MassDOT), money order, or credit/debit card
  • Verification of employment on company letterhead, which must contain dates of employment and class of vehicle operated to prove a minimum of 2 consecutive years of CDL driving experience

A certified English translation is required for all documents not written or printed in the English language. In addition, all documents must be originals. Photocopies will not be accepted.




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