Tom Corbett, Governor Barry J. Schoch, P.E., Secretary, Department of Transportation

Commercial Driver

Self-Certification / Medical Examiner's Certification Information


As part of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) amended the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require commercial driverís license (CDL) holders, subject to the physical qualification requirements of the FMCSRs, to provide a current copy of their Medical Examinerís Certificate to their state driver licensing agency. The new Federal regulations also require commercial drivers to self-certify the type of driving in which they operate or expect to operate. Commercial drivers are required to certify using PennDOTís Self-Certification Form (DL-11CD), which can be obtained via the link below. This webpage contains information and instructions to become compliant with these regulations.



Sample Medical Examinerís Certificate
Notice to Health Care Providers Regarding Medical Examinerís Certificate
Notice to CDL Holders and Employers Regarding Medical Examinerís Certificate
Self Certification/Medical Examinerís Certification Fact Sheet
Self Certification Guide
Self Certification Form (DL-11 CD)

Self Certification Notification Schedule For Existing CDL Holders

Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver's Fitness determination
All PennDOT information relating to Commercial Driver Licensing can be found here:
Commercial Driver Information Page
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