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How would a motor carrier that also brokers loads apply for broker authority?

A first-time applicant who does not already have a US DOT number and is seeking broker authority must apply for operating authority via the Unified Registration System.

Companies with existing motor carrier authority should include their current USDOT Number on the OP–1 form when they register but leave the MC Number field blank. FMCSA will issue a separate MC Number for the broker authority. Source: 78 FR 54720, Sept. 5, 2013.

Last Updated : December 4, 2015