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