Chauffeur License

A license issued to drive for compensation a limousine, taxi, or small van carrying under 14 passengers. The operator's license will show an "R" endorsement which signifies Chauffeurs.

Chauffeur License transactions are only processed at the Cranston DMV Headquarters location.


Chauffeur License Requirements

Applicant must be at least 21 years old with a minimum of 1 year driving experience.

The following documents are required:

  • A completed Chauffeur application that must include 3 references along with their signatures
  • A current Driver's License
  • An original BCI report from the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office

          Rhode Island Attorney General
          4 Howard Ave
          Cranston, RI 02920

  • Applicants who are not Rhode Island residents or have been licensed in another state within the past five years must also obtain the following:

          - A certified driving record from the state in which they were formerly licensed
          - A BCI from the state in which they were formerly licensed