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: 9/12/2022 9:13 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 CDL Document​ Portal can be utilized to update, including endorsements, renewals, medical cards, applications and self-certifications, for any driver.
  • Once an item is uploaded, please 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. Please do not include documentation​ in this email.

Technical Assistance



Monica Napier

Office of Finance and Operations

Division of District Support

300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4436

Fax (502) 564-6771


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