Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Certify tier of operation, upload Fed Med card (or verify that you have)

Add or change your tier of operation (certify your tier)

  • You must be a CDL operator and at least age 21 to certify Tiers 1 or 2. Any commercial operator can self certify Tiers 3 or 4.

Upload your medical certificate (Fed Med card)

  • Tier 1 drivers are required to submit their Fed Med card to the DMV and keep it updated. Drivers who have certified to operate at Tier 2, 3 or 4 are not required to submit their Fed Med card.
  • Print a copy of your application. Note: The copy is NOT valid to present to law enforcement or as proof you meet the commercial medical standards. The actual medical certificate and information on your record are the true verification that you meet these standards.

View your current certification or check to see if your medical certificate has been added to your record.

After the January 30th cutoff:

Before proceeding to this application, read the rest of the page, so you’ll know what you need.

Note: This service is not available from 2 a.m.–3 a.m. each day due to system updates.

Brief tutorial:

You'll need:

  • Your Wisconsin driver license number
  • The last four digits of your Social Security number
  • The product number from your driver license (11 digit number from the back of your license)
  • If you are uploading a new Fed Med card, you will need it available in an acceptable file type not to exceed 5 MB. File types accepted are PDF, JPG, GIF or PNG.
  • If the file type or size does not match our criteria, you will have to fax or mail your medical certificate to the DMV.
    • Wisconsin DMV
      P.O. Box 7995
      Madison, WI 53707-7995
    • (608) 261-8201 - Fax

Note: Once the online transaction is completed you cannot cancel the transaction.

You will be unable to use this system if:

  • You do not have a Wisconsin commercial driver license (CDL).
  • You are under the age of 18.

FedMed hotline: (608) 267-2290

Processing time

Although most certificates are added to the record in two to three business days, it may take up to 10 business days to complete this process.

Reminders for CDL operators

Keep your current physical address on file with the DMV. Failure to do so can result in a delay when receiving correspondence from the DMV. If you need to update your address, please visit your local DMV service center to apply for a duplicate driver license.

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Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: January 29, 2014

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