In what format should I submit my public key to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)?
NOTE: This guidance reflects minor correction(s) (e.g., for grammar, typographical errors, or consistency) made on March 10, 2022.
Question: In what format should I submit my public key to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)?
Answer: Public keys should be submitted as a public key certificate. This certificate may be self-signed. The certificate must conform to the specifications outlined in section 2.2.1 of the ELD Interface Control Document and Web Services Development Handbook.
Contact Info: FMCSA ELD Information, 1-800-832-5660 or ELD@dot.gov.
Note: This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way. It is intended only to provide information and clarity regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.