Flood Relief Permits: Request for permits to loads in direct relief of the flood efforts in Montana, please contact Cindy Heinert at (406) 444-0815.
FMCSA TIN/EIN Changes: At this time, please direct these inquiries to the FMCSA Customer Insurance and Registration Information Support (CIRIS) Contact Center at 1-800-832-5660 or on-line at https://ask.fmcsa.dot.gov/.
We have engaged both CIRIS staff and FMCSA TechSupport to streamline the processing of these requests via the Data Change Requests (DCR) process.
Please note that requests to make changes must also include a signed MCS-150 from the carrier.
Superload Application: A new Superload Application has been created and can be found on the MDT Forms page under the Motor Carrier Services Section in the Permits Section.
If you have questions, please see the updated Superload Instructions.
If additional information needs to be provided, the new email is mdtmcssuperloadXYZmtABCgov.
Executive Orders from the Office of the Governor: https://governor.mt.gov/executive-orders
Diesel Fuel Users: Please be advised that the National and State Covid-19 Emergency Declaration does not include the ability to use non-taxed diesel fuel (dyed diesel) in motor vehicles traveling on public roads and highways. Using dyed diesel on Montana roadways could be result in a penalty not to exceed $1,000.00 for a first offense and $5,000.00 for a second offense.
USDOT Number updates: needed for Intrastate and Interstate carriers, this is a free service that is done by FMCSA and MCS/MDT. Please be advised to fully vet and use due diligence when using third-party services. For further information, please visit the FMCSA Page. For further questions, contact our MCSAP Section at 406-444-3300.
Are you spending a lot of time repeatedly applying for the same permits? There are advantages to getting an Annual Term Permit.
- Obtain oversize permits for each vehicle annually.
- Obtain overweight permits for each vehicle annually or quarterly.
- Save time and money if you haul multiple loads.
- Avoid the year end rush! Purchase your annual permits before the end of the current calendar year.
- You may be able to issue your permits online.
- Maximum dimensions are 15' wide, 95' long, and 15'6" high for an oversize annual term.
Call Motor Carrier Services in Helena at 406-444-7262. We're in the office 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (except holidays).