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Kansas Memo


Division of Vehicles 300 SW 29th Street PO Box 2505

Topeka KS 66601-2505



Phone: 785-296-3601

Mark A. Burghart, Secretary

Laura Kelly, Governor


March 19, 2020



To:                  IRP Jurisdictions


From: Kansas Division of Vehicles Commercial Motor Vehicle Division


Subject:           Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services associated with the Coronavirus outbreak.


Date:               March 19, 2020



The Kansas Division of Vehicles, Commercial Motor Vehicle Division, does hereby authorize a temporary waiver of the International Registration Plan requirements for operators of commercial motor vehicles traveling in and through Kansas to provide disaster relief from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


As a result of the emergency, the trip permit requirements set forth by the International Registration Plan (IRP) have been suspended for motor carriers transporting products in association with disaster assistance. This waiver applies to commercial vehicles traveling in and through the State of Kansas for the purpose of providing direct Coronavirus (COVID-19) assistance. This waiver, at this time, does not have an ending date. As additional information arises, we will continue to update IRP, Inc. on changes.


The Division of Vehicles will be closing at 5pm, March 20, 2020, until further notice.

Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020