The International Registration Plan (IRP) is an easy way of licensing commercial vehicles in more than 1 state or province.
You can apply for IRP registration if you operate:
To set up a new IRP account, you must provide all of the following:
Please see the IRP Customer Manual for detailed instructions.
We can give you an estimate of Washington State fees, but we can’t calculate the exact cost until we receive your completed application. You’ll also need to contact each state or province outside Washington individually for information about their fees.
PRISM is a cooperative federal/state safety program designed to identify motor carriers with poor safety records and tie a motor carrier’s safety fitness to the ability to register their trucks. PRISM links the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s safety information with the state’s motor vehicle registration process to achieve two purposes:
For more information about PRISM, read the PRISM brochure at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website.
If you’d like more information about prorate and IRP, or if you need to change your name or address: