Do I Need A DOT Number?
Created by: Chase Henderson
Modified on: Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 at 6:02 PM
Answer a few questions to determine if you need a US DOT Number:
A. I am an interstate carrier
B. I am an intrastate carrier
C. I am a U.S.-based Motor Carrier owned or controlled by Mexican nationals transporting passengers and/or international cargo
D. I am a Mexico-domiciled carrier operating exclusively in the commercial zones
E. I am a Mexico-domiciled carrier operating beyond the U.S.-Mexico border commercial zones (Mexico-domiciled long-haul carrier)
F. I am a Canada-domiciled carrier
FMCSA Registration Information
Federal Motor Carrier Safety AdministrationNote: Mid-day (especially Tuesday - Wednesday) has the highest call volume and is the busiest time for the Contact Center. Wait times and processing times can be much longer during these periods.
Phone: 800-832-5660 Send an Email
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