Only for-hire and private motor carriers of property are required to obtain a Certificate of Registration. This section generally tells you how to obtain the certificate, but additional information and forms may be needed. Carriers may obtain forms by calling FMCSA’s information line at 1-800-832-5660. The following links provide additional details on the forms commercial zone carriers need to complete to obtain a Certificate of Registration.
- Form MCS-150 and Instructions
Motor Carrier Identification Report
- Form OP-2
Application for Mexican Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers under 49 USC 13902
- Form BOC-3
Designation of Agents for Service of Process
Commercial zone carriers must also pay an application filing fee in U.S. currency and will be subject to a Safety Audit conducted by FMCSA personnel and ongoing performance monitoring.