Resources for States and FMCSA Divisions

The resources below have been developed for State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs) and FMCSA enforcement personnel.

Log in to Generate Access Credentials

This is only needed if you use the Direct Connect to TPR Web Service option. For more information, see the "Connecting to the TPR Web Service" section below.

ELDT Implementation Resources

SDLA staff can use the materials below to respond to questions about implementation of the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations.

Guidance and FAQs

FMCSA has compiled responses to several of the questions asked by States during the SDLA check-in webinars. Download the SDLA Frequently Asked Questions on ELDT (revised 1/20/2022)

Guidance from FMCSA: How do FMCSA’s ELDT regulations affect State-based training requirements? Read the guidance (Effective 10/14/2021)

Outreach Materials

FMCSA has developed these customizable materials to help you spread the word about ELDT and the Training Provider Registry with driver applicants, training providers, and other applicable stakeholders.

Resources for Drivers/CDL Applicants Share the resource below with prospective CDL applicants in your State to ensure they understand the ELDT regulations, and if they are subject.

Download the CDL manual insert on ELDT applicability. Select the file you need from the options below. If you do not see the file you need, please contact us.

Resources for Training Providers Share the resources below with training providers in your State to ensure they are preparing for the February 7, 2022 ELDT Compliance Date.

Training Provider Registration

Training providers can also visit the Training Providers page on the Training Provider Registry website.

Connecting to the TPR Web Service

States that opt to use the "direct connect to TPR Web Service" option may now generate the necessary access credentials. For instructions, see the updated Web Services Development Handbook For SDLAs.

On November 8, 2021, FMCSA hosted a webinar to assist States in generating and using the access credentials needed to set up a direct connection to the TPR Web Service.

For details on how to connect your State's IT system directly to the TPR Web Service, visit the TPR Developer's Toolkit page.

For details on connecting to the TPR Web Service via CSTIMS or ROOSTR, contact Philip Hadwin at

SDLA Check-in Webinars

Access materials from previous check-in webinars.

General Information

Review the State ELDT requirements. Download the SDLA Factsheet

Download the Countdown to ELDT Checklist for SDLAs

Need more information?

Check the Training Provider Registry frequently asked questions or contact us.