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Effective August 1, 2023, FMCSA will no longer accept requests from entities to un-dismiss their operating authority application. This will allow FMCSA to review new applications to ensure they are fit, willing, and able to comply with Federal regulations and laws. If an entity's application was dismissed after January 1, 2022, it can submit a request for un-dismissal through July 31, 2023. Beginning August 1, 2023, if your application is dismissed, you will need to submit a new application and pay the appropriate fee ($300 per type of operating authority requested).

*Please note* : A dismissal is the equivalent of a rejection and the only cure is either (1) an appeal, because you have evidence that insurance was actually filed, or (2) to file a new application.

For information on how to request an un-dismissal of an application, click here.


FMCSA recommends all mail (including forms) be submitted electronically via either of the below methods:

Web Form:; or

Fax: (202) 366-3477

Using one of these methods will significantly reduce the application processing time. For Registration and Licensing forms that are submitted via the web form, the applicant will receive a confirmation number by email.

To use the BOC3 Filing option, you must already have: (1) a master list of process agents in all states on file with FMCSA and (2) a user name and password. To register as a BOC-3 filer or for inquiries, please call the FMCSA at 1-800-832-5660 M-F 8:00 AM-8:00 PM EST. Registered filers may file for a carrier or broker. You may also view a list of all carriers for whom you have filed process agents and a list of all process agents made by you today. Please do not forward hard copies of the BOC-3 filer forms if they have already been filed on-line using this website.
The Blanket Companies option lists information about Blanket Companies, and their process agents, that may be used for BOC-3 filings. For a list of Blanket Companies and their contact information, please click here.
The Carrier Search option provides access to information about interstate for hire carriers who have been granted authority or who have applications pending. The information may be displayed or printed in a report.
The FMCSA Register option provides access to the FMCSA Register. The FMCSA Register lists all decisions and notices released on a specific date
To use the Insurance Filing option, a user name and password is required. To obtain a user name and password, you must register with the FMCSA as an electronic filer and you must be a representative of an insurance company, surety company, or financial institution. Registered electronic filers may file certificates and cancellations, view their last transmissions, and print their confirmation, acceptance, and reject reports. To register or for inquiries, please call 1-800-832-5660 M-F 8:00 AM-8:00 PM EST.
The Mexican Application Status option provides access to information about Carriers with OP-1[MX] or OP-2 applications that are currently being processed.
The Out of Service Carriers option provides a method to list commercial motor carriers that are currently placed out of service (OOS) or who have been placed out of service and had the out of service order rescinded within the last 15 days.

December 4, 2023

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