Hazmat Endorsement

Applicants for a Hazmat endorsement must pass a Hazardous Materials knowledge test to obtain or renew the endorsement. In addition, applicants are required to receive a Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) Fingerprint Clearance before applying for or renewing the endorsement.

Steps to Apply for or Renew a Hazmat Endorsement

  1. First time applicants for a Hazmat endorsement must pass an approved ELDT course.  For more information on ELDT, please visit: FMCSA, and FMCSA FAQs.
  2. Before coming the DMV, you must pre-register for a TSA Clearance by registering online at the Hazprints Website or contact a Hazprints representative by telephone at (855) 347-8371.
  3. Take the 30 question Hazmat Knowledge test. Please prepare for the test by studying the appropriate sections of the NH Commercial Driver Manual and Commercial Driver Manual Supplement .

Transfer a Hazmat Endorsement from Out-of-State

Drivers who hold a license in another state can transfer endorsements to a New Hampshire license without additional testing with the exception of the Hazmat endorsement. Drivers who wish to transfer a Hazmat endorsement from another state have to follow the steps listed above in order to transfer the Hazmat endorsement.

Non-Hazmat Fingerprinting

There are other professions such as nurses, day care providers and teachers who may require fingerprinting services. An individual who wants to have fingerprints taken for a Non-Hazmat related reason must contact NH State Police at (603) 223-3867 to set up an appointment.