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PA Department of Transportation Shares Fact Sheets for Obtaining a License After Suspension or DUI

Probationary License Fact Sheet
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Probationary License

A Probationary License (PL) is a Class C (Non-Commercial) driver’s license issued once in a lifetime to an individual whose Pennsylvania driving privilege has been suspended or revoked for five or more years. This license authorizes driving a non-commercial vehicle between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Department may consider additional hours upon request. Please attach a letter justifying request for modified hours to your probationary license petition (DL-20). A PL cannot be used to drive a commercial vehicle, motorcycle or moped.

Occupational Limited License Fact Sheet
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Occupational Limited License

An Occupational Limited License (OLL) is a limited driver’s license issued to a driver whose Pennsylvania driving privilege has been suspended. If your driving privilege has been revoked, disqualified, cancelled or recalled, you are not eligible for an OLL. If you have never been licensed by this or any other state, and you are not a resident of PA, you are also ineligible to apply. An OLL authorizes driving a designated non-commercial motor vehicle, under certain conditions, only when it is necessary for the driver’s occupation, work, trade, medical treatment or study.

Ignition Interlock Limited License (7-21)
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Ignition Interlock Limited License

An Ignition Interlock Limited License is a driver's license issued to a driver whose operating privilege is suspended or revoked for one or more violations of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance or refusal to submit to chemical testing. An Ignition Interlock Limited License permits an individual to operate, if certain requirements are met, a motor vehicle equipped with a functioning Ignition Interlock system during the term, or part of the term, of their suspension or revocation. An Ignition Interlock Limited License displays a red banner behind the word “Pennsylvania”, the words “LIMITED LICENSE” towards the top of the license, and the words “IGNITION INTERLOCK” in the yellow map of Pennsylvania.

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