Unified Carrier Registration
Register for UCR Online: ​The UCR portal gives you immediate access to file and pay for your registration. Process and pay for Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) at one place.
Who files under UCRA?
  • For-hire motor carriers transporting property in interstate commerce in commercial motor vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of at least 10,001 pounds whichever is greater
  • For-hire motor carriers transporting passengers in interstate commerce in commercial motor vehicles designed or used to transport more than 8 passengers (including the driver)
  • For-hire motor carriers transporting hazardous materials in interstate commerce and transported in a quantity requiring placarding
  • Motor private carrier transporting property in commercial motor vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of at least 10,001 pounds whichever is greater
  • Brokers
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Leasing Companies

What am I required to Do?

  • File an annual application and pay an annual fee

Where do I get the forms and instructions?

  • You may visit www.ucr.in.gov for forms and instructions
  • You may visit the Kentucky web site at the Motor Carriers ​Forms and Applications
  • Renewal forms will be mailed to all Kentucky based carriers annually

Am I required to carry a credential in my vehicle?

  • No. You may want, but are not required to carry a copy of the receipt

What are the fees?

  • Fees may vary each year. The fee is a flat per carrier fee and is determined by the number of commercial motor vehicles (power units) that you reported on your last MCS-150 form sent to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Brokers, Freight Forwarders, and Leasing Companies pay the lowest fee

Can I pay the fees online?

  • You can pay your fees using Master Card, Visa or an electronic e-check when using www.ucr.in.gov
  • If you mail your registration to Kentucky you may send a check or money order
  • If you visit the One-Stop Shop in Frankfort you may pay by check, money order, cash, or credit card

What if I am out of business and received the UCR renewal from?

  • Do not complete the UCR forms. Instead complete the MCS-150 form and check “Out of Business” box at the top of the form
  • The MCS-150 form may be found at www.fmcsa.dot.gov or the Motor Carriers Forms and Applications
  • You may fax the MCS-150 form to the Division of Motor Carriers at 502-564-4138

How Do I know if I am registered?