How Do I Get A DOT Number Inactive?

Are DOT numbers free?

Until URS is fully implemented, there is no charge for a USDOT number.

However, if you also want to apply for operating authority (MC/FF/docket numbers), the cost is $300 per authority..

How do I get rid of a DOT number?

To close your USDOT number record you MUST mail, fax or upload via our web form an updated and signed MCS-150 (Motor Carriers) or MCS-150B (Hazmat Carriers) form, and check the box “out of business” (out of “motor carrier” operations, even if the company is still in business) in the “reason for filing” section.

Does my DOT number expire?

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires all entities under its jurisdiction to update their information every two years.

How long does it take to reactivate a DOT number?

7-10 daysOnce this is on file with the FMCSA we can proceed with the reinstatement. We will automatically file the BOC-3 if we initiate the Reinstatement of Authority. Once ALL requirements are met expect your authority to be granted in 7-10 days.

How much does it cost to reactivate a DOT number?

If you have questions about a deactivated or revoked USDOT number, you may contact the FMCSA directly at 800-832-5660. Should you need to reinstate your operating authority (MC number), you will need to pay an $80 application fee unless you had a recent out of service order. The fee is $300 in that case.

How much does it cost to get DOT and MC numbers?

MC Number/USDOT Number – $499 There is a $300 FMCSA filing fee to get your MC Number/USDOT Number.

How do I activate my dot?

Ways to Reactivate Your USDOT Number with DOT Operating Authority:Call us at 1-888-669-4383 and talk to one of our representatives; or.Contact us by email: contact@dotoperatingauthority.com.Request a free quote online (see the instructions below)

How do I activate an inactive DOT number?

If the status reads “Record Inactive” or “Inactive USDOT Number per 49 CFR 390.19(b)(4); Biennial update of MCS-150 data not completed” you will need to complete, sign and submit a new Motor Carrier Identification Report (Form MCS-150) to reactivate the USDOT Number.

How do I check if my DOT number is active?

You can determine the status of your USDOT number in these ways:Online: Go to the SAFER website and search by name, USDOT number or MC number.By email: You can submit your question via our web form (you will receive a tracking number)Phone: Call 800-832-5660 to speak to FMCSA Customer Service.

Can I sell my DOT number?

No, USDOT Numbers are not transferable. For more information about USDOT numbers and changing ownership, legal name or form of business, click here. Operating authorities (MC numbers) are transferable. For more information, please see our Operating Authority Transfer FAQs.

What are DOT numbers for?

A Department of Transportation (DOT) number is a number the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, assigns to registered commercial vehicles. All carrier vehicles that weigh more than a certain amount, carry specific amounts of paying passengers or operate between state lines require DOT numbers.

Can I have two dot numbers?

While it’s up to the company or driver to get the number, one person can have as many DOT numbers as they do commercial vehicles. That means if a person drives two commercial vehicles, they can have two DOT numbers. If you want to learn more about the basics of assigning numbers, click here.

Do I need a different dot number for each truck?

A U.S. DOT number may be required regardless of whether you own only one truck or 100. While fines and other consequences vary depending on the state, all states are required to abide by this federal regulation.

Do I need to cancel my DOT number?

DOT numbers that are not deactivated are still subject to federal mandates and you may be penalized for noncompliance. Ensure you are using this page to update your OUT OF BUSINESS filing.

How long does it take to reinstate operating authority?

2 to 5 daysIf you previously had active operating authority and need to reinstate the authority due to revocation we can assist you in obtaining active status. You can normally expect the reinstatement to take 2 to 5 days.

What is Carrier VMT outdated?

January 06, 2012. Did You Know… As a motor carrier, your Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) and Power Unit (PU) data from your Motor Carrier Registration form, known as the MCS-150, are used to calculate your Unsafe Driving and Crash Indicator Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category (BASIC) percentiles.

What does an inactive dot number mean?

An Inactive USDOT Number status means the number has been suspended or deactivated.

Is my MC number active?

To reach the FMCSA Contact Center, please dial 1-800-832-5660.