DOT Physicals

Who Is Required To Have a DOT Physical?

The DOT physical is an important part of the Department of Transportation’s requirements for employees designated as “safety sensitive” and while commercial motor vehicle drivers (FMCSA) are primarily the persons in need of a DOT physical, DOT physicals may be required for other types of DOT regulated positions.

DOT Consortium provides DOT physicals at testing centers nationwide for commercial motor vehicle drivers who are required to take a DOT physical for employment or to renew a medical certificate. With over 5,000 testing centers nationwide and with most locations within minutes of your home or office. DOT Consortium can schedule your DOT physical today!

What is Included in a DOT Physical Examination?

Urine analysis

Vision/Hearing Test

Neurological Exam

Pulse/Blood Pressure


Health History Review

Prescription Medication Review

General Medical Condition

DOT Physical Fast-Facts & Quick Tips


-A DOT physical examination is valid for up to 24 months unless otherwise noted by a medical examiner to monitor certain health conditions.

-Upon passing a DOT physical the medical examiner will furnish 1 copy of the DOT physical results to the person who was examined and then complete the medical examiners certificate.

-When you arrive at the testing center for your DOT physical, please be prepared to provide a urine sample, have a list of any medications you are currently taking, have your corrective lenses (glasses or contacts) and any information relating to your health history.