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Vehicle Registration

Register Your Vehicle(s)

The Commerce and Compliance Division will only license the power units. Trailers are registered by DMV – Heavy Trailers.

 
Electronic Credential Documents
  • The Commerce and Compliance Division (CCD) allows drivers to carry and present electronic documents that are able to open in PDF or other legible form.
  • As of January 1, 2019 all Oregon enforcement agencies will accept legible digital copies from an electronic device.
Paper Documents
Only over-dimension route maps MUST be in paper form and carried in the vehicle.
 
Registration and Tax Requirements
Carriers operating vehicles in Oregon with a combined weight over 26,000 pounds must:
  • Have valid tax enrollment through a temporary pass or an established vehicle record under a motor carrier account.
  • Have a valid trip permit or proof of current Oregon commercial or apportioned registration.
  • Not exceed the weight listed on these documents without extended or weight increase credentials issued by CCD.
Any motor carrier registered to operate in Oregon can apply for a password to access our secure Oregon Trucking Online website to register vehicles, check status, manage account information and more.
 
How Do I Set Up an Oregon Trucking Online Account?
  1. Set up an account with the Commerce and Compliance Division.
  2. Go to the Oregon Trucking Online website to Request a PIN.
  3. Follow the instructions on the PIN Request Form.
  4. The PIN Request Form must be signed by an Owner, Partner, LLC Member/Manager, Corporate Officer or someone possessing a Power of Attorney (form 9654). The POA must be on file or attached or it will be returned.
  5. Submit your PIN Request Form electronically to the Commerce and Compliance Division.
  6. PIN Request Forms will be addressed by end of next business day.
  7. Upon Approval, you will receive a confirmation email with a temporary PIN password.
  8. Login to Oregon Trucking Online with your name, file number and temporary password and change to a
    permanent password.
Other Services
Registration Services — Motor carrier registration and permit information.
Oregon Truck Safety — Oregon driver and motor carrier safety information.
Direct Payment — Sign up for our free service to pay all transactions electronically.
Green Light Preclearance Program Brochure — Program information.
Email and Contact Update Form — Oregon Trucking Online — Use this form to:
  • Request a new PIN.
  • Update business contact information and email address.
Helpful Motor Carrier Information
Truck Cab Marking Requirements
Greenlight Preclearance Program Brochure
Truck Stops in and near Oregon
Oregon's Entry Policies — Over-Dimension Loads/Tax and Registration Credentials
OAR Chapter 740, Division 055 — Records, Reports, Accounting Fees and Taxes
Direct Payment Brochure — Oregon Trucking Online
Acceptable Payment Methods — Weight-Mile Tax Reports and IFTA Returns
Highway Use Tax Bond and Insurance Information
Forms can be filled out online and printed or emailed using Internet Explorer or Adobe Reader. Sign all forms requiring signatures. Note: Proof of payment of HVUT is required for commercial registration of trucks weighing 55,000 pounds or more.
 
Commercial Registration
Prorate registration is handled over-the-counter at Salem Headquarters and Jantzen Beach/Portland Bridge Offices.
Out of State Enrollment
Used for motor carriers based outside of Oregon and already operating under an Oregon permit.
Other Vehicle Registration Forms
Use the Commercial Registration Application — Manufactured Structure Toter (form 9935) for Oregon based intrastate motor carriers. Please note:
  • Manufactured structure toters must be registered at the “fully equipped for service” weight, including tools, blocks, tractors, etc.
  • The registration weight does not include the weight of a manufactured structure, a special use trailer or travel trailer.
The Oregon Apportioned Registration Program made changes to how International Registration Applications are processed. The intent of the changes is to ensure we are adequately reviewing basing materials to comply with the International Registration Plan.
 
IRP Application Materials
​Used for Oregon-based motor carriers operating vehicles in other states.
Schedule A — Oregon IRP and IFTA Combined Application (form 9908)
Schedule B — Oregon IRP Mileage (form 9685)
Schedule C — Apportioned Registration Form (Oregon Truck, Tractor and Bus Addition/Update) form 9684
Schedule C-T — Oregon IRP Tow/Toter Addition/Update (form 9684t)
Schedule R — Oregon Proof of Residency (form 9914)
Oregon Motor Carrier Account Application (form 9075)
Oregon Weight-Mile Tax Enrollment Application (form 9076)
Power of Attorney (form 9654)
Oregon Class 1A Permit Application (form 9745)
USDOT Questionnaire (form 9755)
Oregon Registration Fee Schedule (form 9922-2020)
Flat Monthly Fees Rate Table (form 9927-2020)
Weight-Mile Tax Tables A and B (form 9928-2020)
Interstate Heavy Motor Vehicle — Registration Fee Table (form 9969-2020)
Interstate Tow/Recovery and Manufactured Structure Toter — Registration Fee Table (form 9970-2020)
IRP Requirements Form (form 9972)
​​Motor carriers with vehicles over 26,000 pounds must register each vehicle at the heaviest loaded weight it will operate in Oregon during the year and pay an annual fee according to the following fee tables.

Oregon (Intrastate) Registration Fee Tables:
Effective Jan. 1, 2020
 
Interstate Registration Fee Tables
Effective Jan. 1, 2020
Interstate Heavy Motor Vehicle Registration Fees (form 9969-2020)
Interstate Tow/Recovery and Manufactured Structure Toter Registration Fees (form 9970-2020)

Annual Report — Household Goods Motor Carrier (form 9208) Also use for Intrastate Passenger Carriers.
Request a Credit on Temporary Credentials (form 9758)
Computer Information Request (form 9591)

Oregon-Based Motor Carriers
Trucks over 26,000 pounds combined weight display an ODOT truck license plate. Trucks that only operate within Oregon display an ODOT plate marked "Commercial" that begins with the letters Y C.

  • Trucks with a GVW of 10,000 to 26,000 pounds have a T-plate DMV.
  • Trucks with a GVW of 26,001 pounds or more have a YA-IRP Commercial plate.
Out of State Motor Carriers
Trucks are identified by the license plate issued by each carrier´s home state or province, usually under the International Registration Plan. Trucks that operate interstate display an ODOT plate marked "Apportioned" that begins with the letters Y A.
  • Trucks with a GVW of 26,000 pounds or less have a Little Y IRP plate.
Registration Stickers
Stickers on Oregon Commercial and Apportioned plates indicate the valid year but not month.
  • The plates are renewed annually and valid from January through December.
  • Contact our registration office if a sticker needs replacement.
Truck Identification
Federal law and state rules require you to display markings on each side of your truck power units showing:
  • The carrier's legal name or a single trade name of the business that owns or controls operations.
  • The carrier's U.S. DOT number.

​To operate in Oregon, motor carriers must submit:

  • Vehicle identification such as a:
    o Bill of sale.
    o Certificate of origin.
    o Out-of-state registration.
  • DEQ Certificate for the Portland and Medford Metro Areas if the vehicle is not diesel-powered.
  • An equipment lease, if applicable.
 

Contact Us

Salem Headquarters
Oregon Department of Transportation
Commerce and Compliance Division
3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE
Salem OR 97302-1166
 
Jantzen Beach/Portland Bridge
I-5 and Oregon/Washington Border
12348 N. Center Ave.
Portland OR 97217-7871
 
Hours of Operation (Pacific Time)
Offices: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday
 
Salem Contact Service Center
5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Seven days a week
 
Phone
Salem Contact Service Center
503-378-6699
Jantzen Beach/Portland Bridge
971-673-5900
 
Fax
Salem Contact Service Center
503-378-6880
Jantzen Beach/Portland Bridge
971-673-5893
Truck Stops with Fax Service
 
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