Passenger Endorsement is required for drivers of vehicles 26,001 lbs. or more and designed to carry 16 or more passengers
including the driver.
Please remember to call or email the Olympia DOL office and request approval to test with a third party examiner:
We can not finalize your test date until DOL gives their approval.
MINIMUM REQUIRED TRAINING HOURS
Passenger Only = 14 total hours, including at least:
4 hours - classroom instruction
10 hours - proficiency development
Passenger & School Bus = 30 total hours, including at least:
20 hours - classroom instruction
10 hours proficiency development
DOL now requires training hours to be documented on their online portal by a Registered Training Provider before you can take the skills test.
Visit the DOL Website for more information