NLC Students Only

Requirements:

  • Study sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 Idaho CDL Manual
  • Study Idaho Class D Driver’s License Manual (Idaho Motorcycle Endorsement Manual if needed)
  • Obtain Class A Instructional Permit prior to Monday at 5pm Week 7 (permit required to sign up for practical exam)
  • Sign up for CDL Practical Exam no later than Monday at 5pm Week 7 ($250 late sign up fee will apply after Monday Week 7, 5pm) (To schedule a CDL practical exam after this date, contact Intercheck Driving Service at 208-941-8807)
  • Practice CDL skills and maneuvers
  • Become proficient at shifting the CDL truck
  • Study section 13 thoroughly to prepare for the CDL road test
  • Study the CDL video, pay close attention to the air brakes checks and proper transmission use
  • Study the Idaho CDL Manual section 11-32, Air Brake Check
  • Late and re-take fees will be paid directly to Northwest Lineman College

 

DMV Checklist

Required by the DMV

  • Birth Certificate (no photo copies accepted) or Passport
  • Official State-Issued Driver’s License
  • Proof of residency
    • Rental Agreement
    • Power Bill, Gas Bill or any Utility Bill in your name
    • Bank Statement
  • Must have one year of driving experience to obtain a CDL, based on the issue date of your current driver’s license. Out of state applicants with a license issue date of less than one year must provide a driving record or an expired license to satisfy the one year experience rule.

Locations and times for CDL Testing in the Treasure Valley:

Ada County:
400 Benjamin Lane  Boise, ID 83704

7:30 to 12 for CDL Testing
7:30 to 5:30 for Class D Testing
7:30 to 5:30 to issue CDLs

 

Canyon County:
6170 Graye Lane  Caldwell, ID 83607

8:00 to 12 for CDL Testing
8:00 to 4:00 for Class D Testing
8:00 to 4:00 to issue CDLs

 

Gem County
410 E 1st St, Emmett, ID 83617

8:00 to 12 for CDL Testing
8:00 to 4:00 for Class D Testing
8:00 to 4:00 to issue CDLs

 

Payette County:
205 N 12th St, Payette, ID 83661

8:00 to 12 for CDL Testing
8:00 to 4:00 for Class D Testing
8:00 to 4:00 to issue CDLs

 

 

 

 

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