All commercial drivers must meet minimum medical standards established by federal regulations. Drivers are required to have a valid physical examination card in their possession any time they’re operating a commercial vehicle.
If you don’t meet the medical requirements but your condition is stable and you have a CDL, you can apply for a medical waiver for intrastate driving.
Note: We don’t process these waivers for drivers who don’t need a CDL but are required by their employer to complete a Medical Exam Report and get a waiver. To learn more, contact your employer, physician or read WAC 480-30-226(2): Doctor’s statement of intrastate medical waiver.
These exemptions are processed by FMCSA Medical Programs.
You may be eligible to apply for an interstate medical exemption through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) if you have the following conditions:
|If you have questions about…||Contact|