List of Disqualifying Offenses for Hazardous Materials Endorsement
Part A. Interim Disqualifying Offenses
These crimes are only disqualifying if they are considered felonies in the appropriate jurisdiction, civilian or military. A driver will be disqualified from holding a hazmat endorsement if he or she was convicted* or found not guilty by reason of insanity within the last seven years or was released from prison within the last five years for any of the following crimes:
Part B. Permanently Disqualifying Criminal Offenses
A driver will be permanently disqualified from holding a hazmat endorsement on a CDL if he or she was ever convicted* or found not guilty by reason of insanity of any of the following crimes:
Part C. Under Want or Warrant
A driver will be disqualified from holding a hazmat endorsement on a CDL if he or she is wanted or under indictment in any civilian or military jurisdiction for a felony listed under Part A or Part B until the want or warrant is released.
Section 2. Permissible Immigration Status to Hold Hazardous Materials Endorsement
An applicant for an HME must be one of the following:
Section 3. Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notices
Privacy Act Notice: The authority for collecting this information is 49 U.S.C. 114, 40113 and 49 U.S.C. 5103a.
Purpose: This information is needed to verify your identity and to conduct a security threat assessment to evaluate your suitability for a hazardous materials endorsement for a commercial driver's license. Your Social Security Number (SSN) or alien registration number will be used as your identification number in this process and to verify your identity. Furnishing this information, including your SSN or alien registration number, is voluntary; however, failure to provide it will prevent the completion of your security threat assessment, without which you may not be granted a hazardous materials endorsement.
Routine Uses: Routine uses of this information include disclosure to the FBI to retrieve your criminal history record; to TSA contractors or other agents who are providing services relating to the security threat assessment; to appropriate governmental agencies for licensing, law enforcement, or security purposes, or in the interests of national security; and to foreign and international governmental authorities in accordance with law and international agreement.
*Convicted means any plea of guilty or nolo contendere or any finding of guilt.