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CDL Self and Medical Certification

"VIEW" your current CDL National Registry
certification and expiration date. Scroll to the "Go Online" link below and click to enter site.

DEMO: View this YouTube video to see just how easy online CDL self and medical certification is.

To complete the self-certification process, you may:

  • Go Online - visit this link and submit the requested information online. If medical certification is required, you will need to scan and upload your medical certification document in a PDF (preferred) or TIF format; or
  • Mail the completed and signed self-certification form and, if required, a copy of your completed and signed Medical Examiner's Certificate using the form on the website to:
    Michigan Department of State
    CDL Help Desk
    7064 Crowner Drive
    Lansing, MI 48918
  • Fax the completed and signed self-certification form and, if required, include a copy of your completed and signed Medical Examiner's Certificate using the form on the back of this letter to 517-636-4359; or,
  • Visit a Secretary of State office to self-certify and present medical documents if required.

CDL Self and Medical Certification If you self-certify as a non-excepted interstate driver, you must present a completed and signed Medical Examiner's Certificate, which is also known as a DOT Medical Card, to the Secretary of State to continue your CDL application.

If you have an FMCSA medical variance, such as an FMCSA waiver letter or skills performance evaluation, you must present each document at a Secretary of State office. FMCSA medical variance documents will not be accepted if sent by mail or fax.

For additional information, visit the links below or call 517-322-5555.

You may obtain the forms for the physical exam and the Medical Examiner's certificate by using the following links from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) website. Your physician must complete and sign the medical examiners certificate and provide you a copy. 

Physical Exam Form
Medical Examiners Certificate

Related links and Documents
> CDL Self Certification Form
> CDL Manual
> Medical Professional
> FAQs
> Submit the information online
 




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