Missouri CDL and DOT Medical Card Requirements

Missouri CDL Requirements

All Missouri CDL holders are required to certify the type of commercial operation they’re engaged in.

Interstate Non-Excepted
You must meet the Federal DOT medical certificate requirements.

Intrastate Non-Excepted
You must meet the Federal DOT medical certificate requirements.

 

Under the federal regulations, all CDL holders must make the certification of category and any required medical certificate by January 30, 2014. To help avoid a rush at the license offices, the Department will be notifying current CDL holders by postcard asking them to go into a license office and certify within 60 days from the date on the postcard. Please avoid waiting until the last minute as all CDL holders in Missouri are subject to this federal regulation.

 

Submitting your Medical Certificate to Missouri License Office

When requested, submit a copy of your valid DOT medical certificate.

 

Other Information:

Website: Missouri Department of Revenue Driver Licensing

CDL Medical Certification Requirements

Special Information Updates Pertaining To ALL STATES

red1 check26The deadline for Commercial Driver Self-Certification is still January 30, 2014.

This is the deadline date for commercial drivers to have filed documents with their State Driver Licensing Agency (SDLA):

  1. Your self-certification affidavit declaring which commercial category you drive.
  2. Depending on the category you certify – A copy of your current medical card (and any applicable variance documents).

Drivers who have not completed this requirement by the deadline will be downgraded to non-commercial, Class D privileges only.

red1 check26Drivers, you still need to carry a paper copy of your medical card, until 2015.

The reason for SDLAs collecting this information is so that it will be stored in the Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS) online database. Once this process is complete, drivers will no longer have to carry a paper copy of their medical card.
SDLAs are behind in setting up this database, and on January 10, 2014, FMCSA pushed the State Agencies reporting deadline to January 30, 2015.

Important Notes For Commercial Drivers:
This does not change your self-certification deadline. You must still get your documents in by January 30, 2014.
You still need to carry a paper copy of your medical card, until 2015.

 

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Comments

  1. Mike Carroll says:

    Does one have to have medical card with Missouri B Cdl intrastate license?

  2. shawn maxwell say: says:

    If my cdl drivers license is from missouri and I’m living in another state. How can I update my new medical card? Thanks

    • @Shawn
      A DOT medical card is valid nationwide so you can get your medical card in any state, no matter which state you have your CDL.
      Make sure you send a copy of your new medical card to Missouri License Office to update your CDL record.
      For more information see FAQ – FMCSA.

  3. Dan Niederhelm says:

    @Dan
    When a CDL driver is grandfathered for an intrastate medical certificate, what action must he do to meet the current regulations. Must he certify with the Department of Revenue to be Excepted Intrastate or Intrastate Non-Excepted? Must he have a variance document and if so what form would be used.

    Thanks

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