U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: May 30, 2023

§ 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) How to apply. Form MCSA–1, the URS online application, is accessible, 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, as amended at 84 FR 51433, Sept. 30, 2019] Effective Date Note:At 82 FR 5304, Jan. 17, 2017, § 385.405 was suspended, effective Jan. 14, 2017. At 84 FR 51433, Sept. 30, 2019, the suspension was lifted and amendments were made to § 385.405. In that same document, § 385.405 was again suspended indefinitely.