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Base Plate Registration (BPR)

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR)’s Motor Carrier Services Department now provides base plate registrations for companies with 25 or more commercial vehicles weighing 16,000 lbs. or more. Carriers currently registered in our online system to process International Registration Plan (IRP) are automatically registered for BPR.

If you have any questions, you may contact Motor Carrier Services at 317-615-7200, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET.

Online Transactions

MCS's online transaction system allows carriers to conveniently manage their business from anywhere 24/7. You can process, pay and print your cab cards without ever leaving your home or office. In addition, you can renew your plates and process other transaction types such as adding vehicles, plate transfers, replacement plates, and more.

IRP and BPR transactions must be conducted electronically. The following resources are available to help customers navigate MCS's online transaction system:

Renewal Procedures:

Large and medium fleets can upload renewal information for faster and more accurate processing. Please see the following instruction guides for more information.

General Information: Base Plate

Additional Resources