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MCS Home > Motor Carrier Services > Publications > UCR, USDOT Numbers, and Indiana Operating Authority Checklist UCR, USDOT Numbers, and Indiana Operating Authority Checklist

Below you will find a checklist of the items needed for your Unified Carrier Registration, USDOT Numbers, and/or Indiana Operating Authority.

Unified Carrier Registration (UCR)

New interstate carriers (crossing the state lines), brokers, leasing companies, and freight forwarders:

Form MCS-150
Form BAS-2

Existing interstate carriers (crossing the state lines), brokers, leasing companies, and freight forwarders seeking renewal:

Form BAS-2

USDOT Numbers

New Intrastate (never leave Indiana) for-hire carriers (hauling someone else's property) or private property carriers of hazardous materials:

Form BAS-1
Fee is $10 per vehicle
Insurance filing Form E

Renewal requirements for USDOT numbers:

 Form BAS-1 (or preprinted form BAS-1A)
 Fees paid
 Proof of insurance

New Intrastate (never leave Indiana) private carriers (hauling your own private property) hauling nonhazardous materials:

Form BAS-1

Please note that there is not a renewal process if you are an intrastate private carrier hauling nonhazardous materials.

Indiana ID Numbers

Intrastate (never leave Indiana) for-hire carriers (hauling someone else’s property) with a gross vehicle weight rating or combined gross vehicle weight rating that is less than 10,000 pounds:

Form BAS-1

Indiana Operating Authority

Those that transport passengers or household goods for hire must apply for Indiana Operating Authority. Because there are several types of operating authorities (permanent, temporary, and emergency), it is important to review the options, requirements, and applications found at www.in.gov/dor/4211.htm

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