- Any firm that has been denied certification or whose eligibility is removed may submit an administrative appeal to the USDOT, provided that it has exercised its rights to a local hearing, if applicable.
- Anyone submitting an ineligibility complaint, including a concerned USDOT operating administration, may appeal to the USDOT if the Adjudicatory Board does not find reasonable cause to propose removing the firm's eligibility or, following a removal of eligibility proceeding, determines that the firm is eligible.
- All administrative appeals must be filed in writing within 90 days of the Adjudicatory Board's final decision to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Office of Civil Rights 1200
New Jersey Avenue, SE.
Washington, D.C. 20590
- The Adjudicatory Board's final decision shall remain in effect concerning any matter under appeal, pending the USDOT's determination.