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Before You Register

Authorized users must register to request access to information in the Clearinghouse.

Select a user role below to review what you will need to complete Clearinghouse registration.

Governmental Personnel

FMCSA enforcement personnel and State Driver Licensing Agencies should not complete Clearinghouse registration. Log in using your FMCSA credentials.

  • Student Driver

    To complete Clearinghouse registration you will need to:
    • Enter and validate your current commercial driver's license (CDL) or commercial learner's permit (CLP) information.
      Note: This is required to view your Clearinghouse record and respond to query requests.
    • If you are in a training program not affiliated with or operated by a motor carrier, you will need to designate your consortium/third-party administration (C/TPA). Do not designate a C/TPA in the Clearinghouse without first reaching out to them. Learn more about designating C/TPAs.
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
    If you are a student driver that is employed by a motor carrier, register as a Driver.
    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
  • Driver

    To complete Clearinghouse registration you will need to:
    • Enter and validate your current commercial driver's license (CDL) or commercial learner's permit (CLP) information.
      Note: This is required to view your Clearinghouse record and respond to query requests.
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
    Are you an owner operator (a self-employed CDL driver) operating under your own USDOT Number?

    You will need both the driver and employer Clearinghouse roles. You will have the option to register both roles at the same time, or to add your company information once your driver registration is complete.

    Download the Driver Registration Job Aid | Descargue las instrucciones para el registro de conductores

    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
  • Employer

    To complete Clearinghouse registration:
    • You will be asked to confirm that you are the Clearinghouse Administrator for your company. This will enable you to invite or remove users who will use the Clearinghouse.
      Note: Not the Clearinghouse Administrator? Request your company’s Clearinghouse Administrator send you an invitation to register as their Clearinghouse Assistant (download the job aid.)

    • You will need to enter your contact information and your company’s contact information.

    • If you are registering your company in the Clearinghouse, you will need to indicate if you are an owner-operator.

    • You will be asked if you need to designate your consortium/third-party administration (C/TPA). Do not designate a C/TPA in the Clearinghouse without first reaching out to them. Learn more about designating C/TPAs.

    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

    Learn More About Employer Registration

    Launch the Employer Registration Interactive Guide

    Are you a Portal user?

    Note: If your company is required to have a USDOT Number, you should have an FMCSA Portal account. You can use your Portal account to register for the Clearinghouse and bypass the first two steps above. To do this, make sure you:

    • Can log in to the Portal with a unique User ID and password.
    • Have all USDOT Numbers entered in your Portal account.
    • Have the proper Clearinghouse Portal user role for each USDOT Number.

    For more assistance for Portal users, including instructions on the steps listed above, see the Clearinghouse Portal User Guide.
    Launch Clearinghouse Portal User Guide

    Are you also a CDL driver?

    After you register your company, you will have the option to create a driver role in your Clearinghouse account by entering and verifying your CDL information.

    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
  • C/TPA Consortium/Third-Party Administrator

    Note: You must be registered in the Clearinghouse before an employer can send you a designation request.

    To complete Clearinghouse registration you will need to:
    • Confirm you are the Clearinghouse Administrator for your C/TPA. This will enable you to invite or remove users who will use the Clearinghouse on behalf of your C/TPA.
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

    Download the C/TPA Registration Job Aid

    Not the C/TPA Administrator?

    Request your C/TPA Clearinghouse Administrator send you an invitation to register as their C/TPA Assistant (download the job aid).

    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
  • MRO Medical Review Officer

    To complete Clearinghouse registration you will need to:
    • Enter your MRO license information.
    • Certify you meet all MRO qualifications, per § 40.121.
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

    Download the MRO Registration Job Aid

    Not a licensed MRO?

    If you will use the Clearinghouse on behalf of an MRO, request the MRO send you an invitation to register as their MRO Assistant (download the job aid).

    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
  • SAP Substance Abuse Professional

    To complete Clearinghouse registration you will need to:
    • Enter your SAP credential information.
    • Certify you meet all SAP qualifications, per § 40.281.
    • Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

    Download the SAP Registration Job Aid

    Not a credential SAP?

    If you will use the Clearinghouse on behalf of a SAP, request the SAP send you an invitation to register as their SAP Assistant (download the job aid).

    To register for the Clearinghouse, you will need a login.gov account. Learn more.
The Clearinghouse is using login.gov to allow you to sign in to your Clearinghouse account safely and securely.

About Login.gov

Before registering for the Clearinghouse, you must have an account with login.gov.

When you click the “Register” link, you will be sent to login.gov. If you do not already have a login.gov account, complete the process to create one. Login.gov will automatically send you back to the Clearinghouse to complete your Clearinghouse registration.

  1. Login.gov Create an account
  2. Clearinghouse Complete registration

Governmental Personnel

FMCSA enforcement personnel and State Driver Licensing Agencies should not complete Clearinghouse registration. Log in using your FMCSA credentials.

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