File unified carrier registration

Commercial vehicle motor carriers that conduct interstate commerce are required to pay unified carrier registration (UCR) filing fees annually based upon their fleet size.

Department of Public Utilities Transportation Oversight Division

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2018 UCR Renewal

The 2018 UCR renewal is now in process. A fee reduction for the 2018 registration year has been published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).  Please see the chart provided below for the reduced fees for the 2018 registration year.

2019 UCR Renewal

The start of the 2019 UCR registration period is delayed until further notice while the FMCSA completes its rulemaking process on fee levels for 2019.  Once the rulemaking is published, the UCR Board will issue a recommended enforcement date 3 months from the start of the registration period.

We regret this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Fees for File unified carrier registration

2018 UCR Fee Schedule

Bracket Number of CMVs* Fee per entity** Fee per entity for broker or leasing company
B1 0-2 $69 $69
B2 3-5 $206 -
B3 6-20 $410 -
B4 21-100 $1,431 -
B5 101-1,000 $6,820 -
B6 1,001 and above $66,597 -

*Number of commercial motor vehicles owned or operated by exempt or non-exempt motor carrier, motor private carrier, or freight forwarder.

**Fee per entity for exempt or non-exempt motor carrier, motor private carrier, or freight forwarder.

How to file File unified carrier registration

You can file UCR online at the Unified Carrier Registration Portal.

You can fill out the unified carrier registration form and submit it by mail to the Department of Public Utilities along with a check or money order.  Forms can be found in the Downloads section below.

 

More info about File unified carrier registration

The Unified Carried Registration (UCR) Plan and Agreement are part of a federally-mandated, state-administered program that went into effect September 10, 2007. Under this program, states collect fees from motor carriers, motor private carriers, freight forwarders, brokers, and leasing companies based on the number of qualifying commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in their fleets.

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Contact for File unified carrier registration

Address
Department of Public Utilities Transportation Oversight Division
One South Station, 5th floor, Boston, MA 02110
Fax
(617) 478-2598

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