FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA) FITNESS FOR DUTY CERTIFICATION
DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION TO YOUR SUPERVISOR – SUBMIT DIRECTLY TO HR LEAVE COORDINATOR
Prior to returning to work, you must provide a Fitness for Duty Certification verifying whether you are able to return to work,
if you have any job-related restrictions and the duration of any restrictions. You must return this completed Fitness for Duty
Certification form to Human Resources as requested, or your return to work may be delayed or denied under the FMLA.
Please have your health care provider complete this form, and return it to Human Resources by:
Attached are the essential functions of the employee’s position.
SECTION A: TO BE COMPLETED BY EMPLOYEE
I give permission to my health care provider to supply Human Resources with the requested data for the purpose of
determining whether I am fit to return to work after my FMLA leave. In addition, I authorize my health care provider to
provide to Human Resources data regarding my fitness to return to work for the purposes of clarifying or authenticating
information previously provided, or to provide missing information. I understand that the data I provide will be accessed by
authorized personnel whose jobs reasonably require access, such as FMLA leave coordinators or claims management
SECTION B: TO BE COMPLETED BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
The employee is required to provide a complete and sufficient Fitness for Duty Certification, completed by his or her health
care provider, prior to returning to work from FMLA leave.
This certification is being sought only with regard to the particular health condition that caused the employee’s need for
If a list of the essential functions of the employee’s position is included with this form, please consider these essential
functions as you review the employee’s fitness for duty.
Date of medical examination:
I certify that, with regard to the particular health condition that caused the employee’s need for FMLA leave, the
employee is fit for duty and able to resume work.
Full/unrestricted duty, effective:
Modified duty, effective:
If modified duty, please describe restrictions, as well as duration of restrictions:
The employee is not released to return to work.
I hereby certify that I have examined the employee named above, and declare that the statements made in this Fitness for
Duty Certification are true and correct.
GENETIC INFORMATION NONDISCRIMINATION ACT OF 2008 DISCLOSURE
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II
from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically
allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when responding to
this request for information. "Genetic information" as defined by GINA, includes an individual's family medical history, the
results of an individual's or family member's genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual's family member sought
or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual's family member or an
embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.