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New Online Services

File and pay your Nevada IFTA tax return online! If you do not have an online IFTA account, contact and we’ll sign you up.

We are also allowing limited access to our new Online IRP Registration System. Contact MCTLC@DMV.NV.GOV to see if you qualify. We will offer full access in the near future.

USDOT Number Changes

Pursuant to NRS 482.2912, all motor carriers must notify the department within 10 days when the USDOT number for the Motor Carrier Responsible for Safety (MCRS) has changed.  Complete the form below and send via email to or mail to the address on the form. If you are reporting IFTA under this USDOT, please include a copy of your lease or business agreement. 

Motor Carrier Responsible for Safety Update Request

USDOT Numbers required on all Intrastate Commercial Vehicles rated over 26,000 pounds

Complete FMCSA Application Process:

Permanent Trailer Plates

Nevada offers a permanent plate and registration for full and semi-trailers that are part of a fleet and registered through the Motor Carrier Division. The total fees for a permanent plate and registration are $115. The permanent registration is valid for as long as the company or person owns the trailer.

Qualifications to obtain a permanent trailer registration:

Permanent Trailer Plate

Existing plates can be switched. Contact us for details.

Farmers and Ranchers

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The Department issues “FARM” plates to certain farm equipment and implements of husbandry. Please see the applications below.

Temporary Trip Permit Requirements

Out of state commercial vehicles with a Combined Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 10,001 pounds or more are required to get a temporary registration permit. All carriers are now required to get permits before entering Nevada.

Out of state commercial vehicles 10,000 pounds and under used in business in Nevada are required to obtain a Non-Resident Business Permit within 10 days of commencing operations. See Movement Permits.

Oversize and Overweight Permits

The Nevada Department of Transportation is your best source for current information and the latest route restrictions on over-sized and overweight vehicle permits. See NDOT Commercial Vehicle Permits.

Dyed Fuel Reminder

Using dyed fuel in a highway vehicle is strictly illegal! See the IRS Brochure.

Potential Fuel Tax Evasion Report

Do your part to make sure everyone pays their fair share. Report potential fuel tax evasion online or by calling the Motor Carrier Audit Team at (775) 684-4634.

UCR Registration

If you operate any truck or bus in interstate commerce, you must register with the federal Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) program. Nevada is a non-participating state and does not offer this service. However, Nevada-based carriers must comply with UCR. You must register with a participating state. Online registration is available at or see UCR Contacts.


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The New Business Checklist can provide you a quick summary of which licenses you’ll need, estimated cost, and time to obtain licensing.

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Nevada's maximum gross weight for registration from 80,000 pounds (lbs.) to 129,000 lbs. There is no need for a separate overweight/over length permit for reducible loads.

The Nevada DMV Motor Carrier Division issues overlength permits for vehicles with multiple trailers and reducible loads that exceed 70 feet in length (maximum weight is 129,000 pounds). Email or call (775) 684-4711 for more information.

See NDOT Commercial Vehicle Permits and General Permit Information for Over Dimensional Permits and Letters of Instruction on route restrictions.

Registration and Taxes

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Application Packets  New!

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Use the appropriate packet to get Motor Carrier credentials for your new business.

New carriers must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. See FMCSA Registration.


Individual Forms

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Tax Rates, Conversion Rates and all other International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) information is available from the International Fuel Tax Association:

We want your feedback! Contact Motor Carrier and tell us how to improve our services.

General Information

IFTA Tax Returns

Fuel Refunds

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See Commercial Licensing.