Nevada DMV “F” Endorsement

Nevada Driver’s License “F” Endorsement

Are you a Firefighter, farmer or military member who drives non-commercial heavy equipment? This endorsement is a limited exemption from commercial licensing requirements.

Amended Changes

Sec. 74. NAC 483.850 is hereby amended to read as follows:

483.850 The following persons are exempt from the requirements of NRS 483.900 to 483.940, inclusive, and NAC 483.799 to 483.850, inclusive [:] , and sections 3 to 20, inclusive,of this regulation:

2. A firefighter or any other person who operates a commercial motor vehicle [,] in the performance of his or her official duties, including, without limitation, a fire truck, hook and ladder truck, foam or water transport truck, police SWAT team vehicle, ambulance or other vehicle [that is] used in response to emergencies, which is:

(a) Necessary to the preservation of life or property or the execution of emergency governmental functions;

(b) Equipped with audible and visual signals; and

(c) Not subject to normal traffic regulation.

6. The holder of a driver’s license who is exempt from the requirements of NRS 483.900 to 483.940, inclusive, and NAC 483.799 to 483.850, inclusive, and sections 3 to 20, inclusive, of this regulation, pursuant to the provisions of subsection 1 or 2 of NAC 483.850, may operate a vehicle described in subsection 1 or 2 of NAC 483.850 only if the holder obtains an F endorsement on his or her driver’s license. An applicant who applies for an F endorsement who is exempt from the requirements of subsection 2 of NAC 483.850 must submit to theDepartment an application on a form approved by the Department that is signed and approved by:

     (a) A firefighting battalion chief or other designated chief officer of a firefighting agency;

     (b) The chief of a law enforcement agency;

     (c) The sheriff of a county; or

     (d) Any other person associated with an agency who is exempt from the requirements of subsection 2 of NAC 483.850.

 

To Apply for Nevada’s “F” Endorsement, please fill out and submit, http://www.dmvnv.com/pdfforms/dp046.pdf to your local DMV.