49 CFR 385.405 - How does a motor carrier apply for a safety permit?

§ 385.405 How does a motor carrier apply for a safety permit?

(a)Application form.

(1) To apply for a new safety permit or renewal of the safety permit, a motor carrier must complete and submit Form MCSA-1, the URS online application and meet the requirements under 49 CFR part 390, subpart E.

(2) Form MCSA-1, the URS online application, will also satisfy the requirements for obtaining and renewing a USDOT Number.

(b)Where to get forms and instructions. Form MCSA-1, the URS online application, is available, including complete instructions, at http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/urs.

(c)Signature and certification. An official of the motor carrier must sign and certify that the information is correct on each form the motor carrier submits.

(d)Updating information. A motor carrier holding a safety permit must report to FMCSA any change in the information on its Form MCSA-1 within 30 days of the change. The motor carrier must use Form MCSA-1, the URS online application, to report the new information.

[ 80 FR 63707, Oct. 21, 2015]
Effective Date Note:
At 82 FR 5304, Jan. 17, 2017, § 385.405 was suspended, effective Jan. 14, 2017.