Form DL 8 Commercial Driver's License (Cdl) Self-certification - Virginia

Form DL8 is a Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles form also known as the "Commercial Driver's License (cdl) Self-certification". The latest edition of the form was released in September 10, 2016 and is available for digital filing.

Download an up-to-date Form DL8 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Forms website.

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DL 8 (09/10/2016)
COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL)
LOG NUMBER
SELF-CERTIFICATION
Purpose:
Use this form to record and/or change a commercial driver's self-certification category for the driver's type of commercial
motor vehicle operation as required by VA Code §46.2-341.12(G).
Instructions:
Review the "To Submit Your Self-Certification" section below to determine how you may submit this information.
Complete the Self-Certification section and attach any required documents.
To submit ON-LINE, visit www.dmvNOW.com/cdlmedical and under "Submitting Your Documentation" click "Upload
Online".
You may also submit your information by MAIL to the above address, attention CDL/NDR Work Center or FAX to
804-367-6692 or by visiting any DMV customer service center.
DMV will process your information within 10 business days.
SELF-CERTIFICATION
Check the box for the category that applies to you - Use instructions on page 2 if you need assistance determining which type of
commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation you should select.
INTRASTATE DRIVER
INTERSTATE DRIVER
Requires an Intrastate Only restriction on the CDL (K)
NON-EXCEPTED - I meet the qualification requirements
NON-EXCEPTED - I meet the qualification requirements
under 49 CFR Part 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier
under Title 19 § 30-20-80 of the VA Administrative Code.
Safety Regulations.
(Medical examiner's certificate required)
(Medical examiner's certificate required)
EXCEPTED - I am exempt from the qualification
EXCEPTED - I am exempt from the qualification
requirements under 49 CFR Part 391 of the Federal Motor
requirements under Title 19 § 30-20-80 of the VA
Carrier Safety Regulations.
Administrative Code.
(No medical examiner's certificate required)
(No medical examiner's certificate required)
TO SUBMIT YOUR SELF-CERTIFICATION
You must go to a DMV customer service center to submit your self-certification with a completed Driver's License Application
(DL 2P) and pay the appropriate license issuance fee if:
(A) Your current self-certification status is INTERSTATE, you are changing it to INTRASTATE and you currently hold a
CDL without an INTRASTATE (K) restriction,
OR
(B) Your current self-certification status is INTRASTATE, you are changing it to INTERSTATE and you currently hold a
CDL with an INTRASTATE (K) restriction,
OR
(C) You checked NON-EXCEPTED Interstate/Intrastate Driver, you have been granted a federal medical variance/
waiver/Skill Performance Evaluation Certificate (SPE) and your current license does NOT display a "V" restriction,
OR
(D) You checked EXCEPTED Interstate/Intrastate Driver and your current license displays a "V" restriction.
If A, B, C, or D does not apply to you, complete the Commercial Driver Information below, sign and date the Certification and
submit completed form with any necessary documentation according to the instructions shown at the top of this form.
COMMERCIAL DRIVER INFORMATION
APPLICANT FULL LEGAL NAME (print) (last)
(first)
(middle)
(suffix)
CDL NUMBER
STREET ADDRESS
CITY
STATE
ZIP CODE
VA
BIRTHDATE (mm/dd/yyyy) DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER
EMAIL ADDRESS (print clearly)
(
)
CERTIFICATION
I certify and affirm that all information presented in this form is true and correct, that any documents I have presented to DMV
are genuine, and that the information included in all supporting documentation is true and accurate. I make this certification
and affirmation under penalty of perjury and I understand that knowingly making a false statement on this form is a criminal
violation.
DATE (mm/dd/yyyy)
APPLICANT SIGNATURE
DL 8 (09/10/2016)
COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL)
LOG NUMBER
SELF-CERTIFICATION
Purpose:
Use this form to record and/or change a commercial driver's self-certification category for the driver's type of commercial
motor vehicle operation as required by VA Code §46.2-341.12(G).
Instructions:
Review the "To Submit Your Self-Certification" section below to determine how you may submit this information.
Complete the Self-Certification section and attach any required documents.
To submit ON-LINE, visit www.dmvNOW.com/cdlmedical and under "Submitting Your Documentation" click "Upload
Online".
You may also submit your information by MAIL to the above address, attention CDL/NDR Work Center or FAX to
804-367-6692 or by visiting any DMV customer service center.
DMV will process your information within 10 business days.
SELF-CERTIFICATION
Check the box for the category that applies to you - Use instructions on page 2 if you need assistance determining which type of
commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation you should select.
INTRASTATE DRIVER
INTERSTATE DRIVER
Requires an Intrastate Only restriction on the CDL (K)
NON-EXCEPTED - I meet the qualification requirements
NON-EXCEPTED - I meet the qualification requirements
under 49 CFR Part 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier
under Title 19 § 30-20-80 of the VA Administrative Code.
Safety Regulations.
(Medical examiner's certificate required)
(Medical examiner's certificate required)
EXCEPTED - I am exempt from the qualification
EXCEPTED - I am exempt from the qualification
requirements under 49 CFR Part 391 of the Federal Motor
requirements under Title 19 § 30-20-80 of the VA
Carrier Safety Regulations.
Administrative Code.
(No medical examiner's certificate required)
(No medical examiner's certificate required)
TO SUBMIT YOUR SELF-CERTIFICATION
You must go to a DMV customer service center to submit your self-certification with a completed Driver's License Application
(DL 2P) and pay the appropriate license issuance fee if:
(A) Your current self-certification status is INTERSTATE, you are changing it to INTRASTATE and you currently hold a
CDL without an INTRASTATE (K) restriction,
OR
(B) Your current self-certification status is INTRASTATE, you are changing it to INTERSTATE and you currently hold a
CDL with an INTRASTATE (K) restriction,
OR
(C) You checked NON-EXCEPTED Interstate/Intrastate Driver, you have been granted a federal medical variance/
waiver/Skill Performance Evaluation Certificate (SPE) and your current license does NOT display a "V" restriction,
OR
(D) You checked EXCEPTED Interstate/Intrastate Driver and your current license displays a "V" restriction.
If A, B, C, or D does not apply to you, complete the Commercial Driver Information below, sign and date the Certification and
submit completed form with any necessary documentation according to the instructions shown at the top of this form.
COMMERCIAL DRIVER INFORMATION
APPLICANT FULL LEGAL NAME (print) (last)
(first)
(middle)
(suffix)
CDL NUMBER
STREET ADDRESS
CITY
STATE
ZIP CODE
VA
BIRTHDATE (mm/dd/yyyy) DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER
EMAIL ADDRESS (print clearly)
(
)
CERTIFICATION
I certify and affirm that all information presented in this form is true and correct, that any documents I have presented to DMV
are genuine, and that the information included in all supporting documentation is true and accurate. I make this certification
and affirmation under penalty of perjury and I understand that knowingly making a false statement on this form is a criminal
violation.
DATE (mm/dd/yyyy)
APPLICANT SIGNATURE
DL 8 (09/10/2016) Page 2
SELF-CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Use the information below to determine which of the 4 categories of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation you should self-certify to:
Step 1:
Determine whether you currently operate or expect to operate a CMV in an Excepted or Non-Excepted status.
Excepted - You operate in Excepted commerce when you drive a CMV only for one or more of the following excepted activities:
To transport school children and/or school staff between home and school
As Federal, State or local government employees
To transport human corpses or sick or injured persons
Fire truck or rescue vehicle drivers during emergencies and other related activities
Primarily in the transportation of propane winter heating fuel when responding to an emergency condition requiring immediate
response such as damage to a propane gas system after a storm or flooding
In response to a pipeline emergency condition requiring immediate response such as a pipeline leak or rupture
In custom harvesting on a farm or to transport farm machinery and supplies used in the custom harvesting operation to and from a
farm or to transport custom harvested crops to storage or market
Beekeeper in the seasonal transportation of bees
Controlled and operated by a farmer, but is not a combination vehicle (power unit and towed unit), and is used to transport
agricultural products, farm machinery or farm supplies (no placard-able hazardous materials) to and from a farm and within 150
air-miles of the farm
As a private motor carrier of passengers for non-business purposes
To transport migrant workers
Non-Excepted - You operate in Non-Excepted commerce if you drive a CMV for any reason not listed in the Excepted category above.
Non-Excepted commerce operators are required to provide a current medical examiner's certificate (49 CFR 391.45), commonly referred to
as a DOT card, to DMV.
Exams must have been performed by a medical professional listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Registry
of Certified Medical Examiners (https://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov).
NOTE: If you operate in both Excepted commerce and Non-Excepted commerce, you must select Non-Excepted commerce to be
qualified to operate in both types of commerce.
Step 2:
Determine whether you currently operate or expect to operate a CMV in Interstate or Intrastate commerce.
Interstate commerce - You operate in Interstate commerce when you drive a CMV:
From one State to another State or a foreign country
Between two places within a State, but during part of the trip, the CMV crosses into another State or foreign country
Between two places within a State, but the cargo or passengers are part of a trip that began or will end in another State or foreign
country
Intrastate commerce - You operate in Intrastate commerce when you drive a CMV within a State and you do not meet any of the
descriptions above for Interstate commerce.
NOTE: If you operate in both Intrastate commerce and Interstate commerce, you must select Interstate commerce.
Medical Requirements Summary:
Self-Certification Category
Medical Certificate
Excepted Interstate Commerce ............................ Not Required
Excepted Intrastate Commerce ............................ Not Required
Non-Excepted Interstate Commerce ...................... Required
Non-Excepted Intrastate Commerce ...................... Required
Step 3:
Provide your self-certification of your operating status. If you self-certify to Non-excepted Interstate or Non-Excepted Intrastate, you must
provide either the original or copy of your current medical examiner's certificate.

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