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You are required to have a Medical Examiner’s Certificate on file with DMV in order to get a commercial driver license or commercial learner permit:
Note: If the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has given you a Skills Performance Evaluation Certificate and/or a medical exemption or Oregon DMV has given you a state waiver, you must carry the original or copy of that medical variance documentation at all times when on-duty.
The Medical Examiner will provide you with a Medical Examiner's Certificate.
A Medical Examiner’s Certificate is valid for no more than two years.
In person: DMV Office Locations
List of physical qualifications 49 CFR 391.41
Federal Driver Exemption Program
If you certify that you drive a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce and do not meet the federal physical qualifications, you may qualify for an exemption:
For Federal Exemption information:
Oregon Waiver of Physical Disqualification
If you cannot meet the federal medical qualifications for commercial motor vehicle operation, you may qualify for an Oregon Waiver of Physical Disqualification.
For State waiver information call Oregon DMV at 503-945-5083.
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