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Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Service

Our transportation experts will help set up your initial UCR registration or submit your annual renewal. Read more.


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Product Code: 613884
List Price: $195.00
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Interstate motor carriers are required to register and pay fees annually under the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCRA) before operating in interstate commerce.

Whether you are setting up your initial UCR registration, or need help with your renewal, let J. J. Keller handle it for you! We'll ensure your information is accurate and your UCR renewal gets completed on time.

2021 UCR Filing Deadline is December 31, 2020. Learn why you may need to file twice in 2020.

Who Does It Apply To?

The UCR Agreement applies to interstate for-hire property and passenger carriers, exempt for-hire carriers, private property carriers, and to interstate:

  • Freight Forwarders
  • Brokers
  • Leasing Companies


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Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Filing Service

UCR Registration Fees

All interstate, for-hire property and passenger carriers, private property carriers, and exempt motor carriers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) must register annually and pay a UCR fee based on the number of CMVs they operate in interstate commerce. The fee is payable to the carrier's base state.

J. J. Keller will help make sure you have an accurate count of vehicles, so you don't overpay or underpay.

Number of CMVs 2021 State Fees
0-2 $59
3-5 $176
6-20 $351
21-100 $1,224
101-1,000 $5,835
1,001 and above $56,977

Participating States

Carriers based in non-participating states are also subject to registration with the UCR. J. J. Keller will help you determine the best base state based on your operation.

Participating states include:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

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