Register your US DOT Number
The first step in starting a trucking company that operates Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce is obtaining a DOT Number.
The USDOT Number serves as a unique identifier when collecting and monitoring a company’s safety information acquired during audits, compliance reviews, crash investigations, and inspections.
Get a DOT Number now!
WHO NEEDS A DOT NUMBER?
Obtaining a USDOT Number can be confusing and costly if you don’t know what you’re doing. Our team of Compliance Specialists can obtain your USDOT Number quickly and accurately.
The payment form below will have one of our licensing specialists obtain your DOT Number ASAP.
WHAT STEPS ARE WE TAKING FOR YOU?
Apply for a DOT Number
Our DOT Licensing Specialists will apply for your DOT Number for you, file all of the paperwork, and even help you choose a name for your company if you haven’t already.
Apply for an MC Number or Operating Authority
Our DOT Licensing Specialists will help you apply for your MC Number or Operating Authority at the same time as your DOT Number. At this point, you should know if you need an MC Number. If you are starting a trucking company and hauling cargo, you need one.
Starting your trucking company
Our DOT Licensing Specialists will help you with every aspect of starting a trucking company. All you need to do is choose a name for your trucking company.
WHO DOES THIS APPLY TO?
You are required to obtain a USDOT number if you have a vehicle that is used to transport the types and quantities of hazardous materials requiring a safety permit in intrastate commerce (see 49 CFR 385.403), or
- Has a gross vehicle weight rating, gross combination weight rating, gross vehicle weight, or gross combination weight of 4,536 kg (10,001 pounds) or more, whichever is greater
- Is designed or used to transport more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation
- Is designed or used to transport more than 15 passengers, including the driver, and is not used to transport passengers for compensation
If you would like more information, you can watch the video below or you can visit our DOT Number service page.