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How do I get my Personal Identification Number (PIN)?

FMCSA issues two types of PINs:

  • The USDOT Number PIN received at registration may be requested from FMCSA if it is lost or forgotten
  • The MC Number (Docket) PINs are automatically supplied with your MC Number and can only be requested by calling FMCSA Customer Service at 800-832-5660

The USDOT Number PIN can now be requested online and delivered in one of two ways:

You can access this feature by going to the SAFER website and then clicking on the “Click here to request a USDOT Number PIN be emailed” prompt.

You can also request your existing USDOT Number PIN or a new PIN on the Licensing & Insurance (L&I) website.

Please allow 7-10 business days to receive it by mail. It will be mailed to the mailing address on file with the FMCSA.

Last Updated : May 5, 2014