Medical waivers: CDL

Things to know

How to apply for an intrastate medical waiver

  1. After your the physician has completed the following forms:
  2. These forms must be submited to us by:
    • Fax: 360.570.4915
    • Email: (only for submitting CDL medical forms, questions won't be answered.)
    • Mail:
      CDL Medical Unit
      Department of Licensing
      PO Box 9030
      Olympia, WA 98507-9030
    • or
    • At a CDL/CLP office
  3. We’ll get back to you by mail, to the address we have on record, within 2 weeks.

What if I no longer require an intrastate medical waiver or federal medical exemption?

Notify us by submitting a new Medical Examiner’s Certificate that shows you’re cleared from having any disqualifying medical conditions.

We’ll get back to you by mail, to the address we have on record, within 2 weeks.

How to apply for a federal medical exemption

These exemptions are processed by FMCSA Medical Programs for:

  • Missing or impaired use of a foot, leg, hand, or arm
  • Monocular vision or insulin dependence

Questions? Need help?

For questions about Contact
If your medical condition(s) is qualifying or disqualifying and if you can obtain an intrastate or interstate medical waiver for the condition.  Certified physician completing the Medial Examination Report
If your intrastate medical waiver has been processed
Concerns about the Medical Examination Report and Medical Examiners certificate. FMCSA: 360.753.9875
  • Application for an interstate exemption or Skills performance evaluation.
  • Certified physician on the National Registry.
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
Washington Healthcare Finder
Good To Go!
Access Washington – official state government website