In Illinois, to obtain a class B or C license, bus driver applicants must:

  • be 21 years old before license is issued which allows the transportation of passengers; and
  • pass a written test, vision test and driving test.

For additional information, contact the local office of the Driver Services Division, or write to:

Illinois Secretary of State
Drivers Services Division
2701 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62723
Phone: 217.782.6212