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UCR launches new informational website

The Unified Carrier Registration Plan (UCR) is pleased to announce it has launched a new website. Our goal with this new platform is to create a virtual “home base” for UCR online where industry, state employees, brokers and others can find all the information they need about the program. See UCR Website.

UCR Registration for 2019 is now available

FMCSA has concluded their rulemaking process (See Federal Register Notice) and carriers may now complete their UCR Registration for 2019.

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Register for UCR online.

Online registration is preferred. Follow the step-by-step instructions at www.ucr.gov.

You may make payments using MasterCard, Visa, Discover, debit/prepaid card, or e-Check. Note that if you use a credit card, an access fee will be charged based on the total amount; e-Checks will incur a $1 fee. Minnesota does not charge for this service.

Register for UCR manually.

As an alternative, you may complete the 2019 UCR application (and UCR-2, if applicable) and figure your UCR fees for 2019 using the following links: 

Checks should be made payable to Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation and mailed to: 395 John Ireland Blvd - Mail Stop 420, St. Paul, MN 55155.

Year Prior (2018)

NOTE: Please write your U.S. DOT number or M.C.# on the face of your check. Incomplete or incorrect applications will be returned and may cause processing delays.

Register for UCR in person.

You may drop off your application and check to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Central Office), located at 395 John Ireland Blvd. - Room 153, St. Paul, MN 55155.

Counter service hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, excluding holidays.

News and Notices

Notice to all freight forwarders, brokers and leasing companies

If your services as a freight forwarder, broker or leasing company are not combined with being a motor carrier – and you make arrangements for the transportation of cargo and goods in interstate or international commerce – then the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCR) applies to your business. 

The UCR collects an annual flat fee of $62.