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myBMV > Commercial Driver's License > CDL Self-Certification Frequently Asked Questions CDL Self-Certification Frequently Asked Questions

Why did I get this notice of disqualification?
CDL Drivers are required to self certify to the BMV the type of commercial motor vehicles that they operate, or intend to operate, as well as acknowledge that they are required to meet the medical requirements for that CDL. If you received a notice but have completed a CDL transaction in a branch or online on or after December 8, 2013, you self certified as part of the transaction.  You can verify successful self-certification by visiting and view your driving record.

How can I tell if I have self-certified?
View your Driving Record online at . If the “CDL Self-Certification Status” field is blank, you have not successfully self-certified. If the field contains any of the “Driving Types,” you have successfully self certified.

How do I self-certify?
The quickest way to self-certify is online at or during a CDL or Commercial Driver’s License Learner’s Permit (CLP) transaction at a branch. Self-certifying online is free and easy.

Do I need to send in my medical certificate also?
No, all Indiana drivers are required to submit their medical examination and certificate prior to issuance of a Commercial Driver’s License or Commercial Driver’s License Learner Permit. This information is already on file and drivers are not required to resubmit their medical certificate as part of the self-certification. You may use our automated system to verify that your medical certificate is on file by calling 888-692-6841.

How do I know if I am interstate or intrastate? (Questions number one (1) and two (2))
You should only certify that you intend to operate intrastate if you have the K – CDL Intrastate Only restriction (operating a CDL only within the boundaries of Indiana) on your Commercial Driver’s License or Commercial Driver’s License Learner Permit.

I do not understand question #3 on the self certification form.
This question is asking if you were eligible to receive your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or Commercial Driver’s License Learner Permit (CLP) without filing a Medical Examination and Certificate with the BMV prior to issuance. All Indiana CDL or CLP applicants are required to submit a Medical Examination and Certificate prior to issuance.