Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

Pupil Transportation

Kentucky School Bus CDL Program

Published: 1/27/2022 9:45 AM

​​​Basic Requirements

All school bus drivers must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement to transport pupils.

All Kentucky school bus drivers physicals must be signed by an individual listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

CDL Applications and Renewals

  • The Kentucky One Stop Business Portal can be utilized to update, including endorsements, renewals, medical cards, applications and self-certifications, for any driver.
  • Once an item is uploaded, you MUST send an email to KYTC.CDLSCHOOLBUS@KY.GOV to inform them of the upload and be sure to include the driver's name and license number. 

Technical Assistance

CDL Questions? Please go to the Drive KY Commercial Drivers License website.​

Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC) Form MCSA-5876

For technical assistance regarding the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, please email fmctechsup@dot.gov or call (617)-494-3003.

For any medical and health-related questions pertaining to bus driver physicals, please email fmcsamedical@dot.gov or call (202)-366-4001.

US Department of Transportation Waiver or Exemption


Elisa Hanley
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4406
Fax (502) 564-6771 ​​


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