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:
Existing interstate carriers (crossing the state lines), brokers, leasing companies, and freight forwarders seeking renewal:
New Intrastate (never leave Indiana) for-hire carriers (hauling someone else's property) or private property carriers of hazardous materials:
Insurance filing Form E
Renewal requirements for USDOT numbers:
Form BAS-1 (or preprinted form BAS-1A)
Proof of insurance
New Intrastate (never leave Indiana) private carriers (hauling your own private property) hauling nonhazardous materials:
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:
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