Motor carrier start-up packet and reference guide

​The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) welcomes you to doing business in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Motor Carriers operating in interstate commerce must comply with federal and state operating requirements. We have put together the following start-up packet and motor carrier reference guide to help you start and maintain your interstate motor carrier operation. The links, forms and contact information provided within these guides will help you effectively and efficiently navigate federal and state requirements. We look forward to working with you to make your motor carrier operation a success.

Start-up packet

The Motor Carrier Interstate Start-up Packet includes information to assist you in setting up your new trucking operation within federal and state operating requirements.

Reference guide

The Interstate Motor Carrier Reference Guide includes information to assist you in maintaining your trucking operation within federal and state operating requirements.

Videos

Check out the Motor Carrier playlist on WisDOT’s YouTube channel for videos to help you run your business.

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Motor carrier registration

International registration plan (IRP) or International fuel tax agreement (IFTA)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Motor Carrier Services
P.O. Box 7979
Madison WI 53707-7979

Email irp-ifta@dot.wi.gov
Phone (608) 266-9900