Registration for UCR is Now Open for 2023!

You can now file your UCR for 2023!

As of October 1st, 2022 the 2022 Unified Carrier Registration officially opened for 2023!

It is important not to miss this. The last day to file is December 31st, 2023.

What is Unified Carrier Registration?

In 2005, the Unified Carrier Registration Act (UCR) became the primary method for registering commercial vehicles that travel on interstates.

If your company is required to file UCR, you are required to register and pay the fee every year based on your fleet size.

To continue to legally operate on public interstates, the UCR must be completed and the fee paid by December 31st, 2022.

Not all states participate in UCR. The following states do not participate in UCR:

  • Arizona
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Maryland
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • Oregon
  • Vermont
  • Wyoming

How Do You Register for UCR?

To register for the UCR, it is important to have your USDOT number on hand to make this process quicker and easier. Any vehicle that transports cargo or passengers and meets any of the following requirements must have a USDOT number. If you need a USDOT number contact the FMCSA for details.

Once you complete this filing process and pay the fee, you’re all done for the 2022 period!

Who Has to File UCR?

You must file UCR if your vehicle(s) meet the following requirements:

  • Has a gross or combined weight of 10,001 lbs or more
  • Transports 8 or more passengers for compensation
  • Transports 15 or more passengers that are not for compensation
  • Transports any hazardous materials

What are the UCR Fees for 2023?

This year UCR fees have decreased by 31%. See the chart below for a breakdown of the fees based on fleet size.

Fleet SizeFee
1,0001 and above$39,289

How do you File UCR?

ExpressTruckTax has a sister company, TSNAmerica, that can file your UCR right over the phone. It only takes a few minutes. What are you waiting for? Click the button below to file UCR today!


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