How to get your license and decals: IFTA

The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement among all states and Canadian provinces (except Alaska, Hawaii, Yukon, and Northwest Territories) that standardizes the reporting of fuel use taxes by motor carriers operating in more than 1 state or province.

Requirements

You qualify for an IFTA license if you operate:

  • Commercial vehicles over 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight in 2 or more states or provinces.
  • Vehicles with 3 or more axles regardless of weight.
  • A combination of vehicles that weigh more than a total of 26,000 pounds gross vehicle or registered gross vehicle weight (doesn’t include recreational vehicles).

How to apply for an IFTA license

Complete an application and mail it with your supporting documents and required fees to the address on the form. You can get an application:

How to get decals

Complete a Washington IFTA Decal Application and mail it with your payment to the address on the form.

Fees

Description Fee
Washington IFTA license No fee
IFTA decals $10 per set

How to change your address

To update your IFTA account or service bureau address, mail a completed IFTA Change of Address with any required attachments to:

IFTA Unit
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9228
Olympia, WA 98507-9228

More information

  • Current tax rate schedules and IFTA manuals:
    Visit the IFTA, Inc. website at www.IFTAch.org.
  • Other information about IFTA:
    Call us at 360.664.1858.
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