The International Registration Plan (IRP) is an easy way to license commercial vehicles in more than one state or province.
You can apply for an IRP registration if you operate:
IRP cab card will display all states and Canadian Provinces participating in the IRP and authorizes you to travel in these jurisdictions. This change was approved by the states and Canadian Provinces in October 2013 and is commonly referred to as the Full Reciprocity Plan (FRP). This FRP:
You will only be charged fees for jurisdictions you have actual travel in.
Existing IRP accounts who renewed before January 1, 2015, will not see a difference in their cab cards or reporting. Please review the IRP Manual for more information about FRP or visit www.irponline.org.
To set up a new IRP account, submit all of the following:
For instructions, see IRP Customer Manual.
Note: As of July 1, 2014, your Motor Carrier ID Report (MCS-150) must be updated every 2 years and filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This means we’re not allowed to update or accept this form anymore.
We can give estimates of WA fees, but we can’t calculate the exact cost until we receive your application. You’ll need to contact each state/province outside Washington for their fees.
PRISM is a cooperative federal/state safety program. It’s 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 2 purposes:
For more information about PRISM, visit Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
For more information or if you need to change your name or address: