Forms & Applications

Online Forms

If you know the form that you need, click on the Online Forms section.

The application process for new motor carrier applicants has been streamlined. Please discard any old application forms and instructions and replace with the new forms and instructions that have a revised date of September 2011. 

Applications

Requesting an Application

  • Call (717) 787-3834 for an application.

Application Forms & Descriptions

Abandonment of Service - For small passenger and household goods carriers Only ($10 filing fee)

  • Instructions and application to abandon or discontinue service, in whole or in part, between points in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Airport Transfer Carrier - ($350 filing fee)

  • Instructions and application to transport passengers from airports to points in Pennsylvania.

Contract Carrier - Transports employees/passengers for a specific company or companies ($350 filing fee)
Emergency Temporary Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Experimental Passenger Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Group and Party Carrier - Charter bus, tour and special excursion operators of vehicles seating between 11 and 15 passengers, including the driver ($350 filing fee)
Group and Party Carrier - Charter bus, tour and special excursion operators of vehicles seating more than 15 passengers, including the driver ($100 filing fee)
Household Goods Broker - Household goods in use broker ($350 filing fee)
Household Goods In Use Carrier - Household goods in use carrier ($350 filing fee)
Limousine Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Paratransit Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Passenger Broker - ($350 filing fee)
Property Carrier - Excluding household goods in use ($100 filing fee)
Scheduled Route Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Taxi Carrier - ($350 filing fee)
Transfer of Rights - For small passenger and household goods carrier ($350 filing fee)
Transfer of Stock - ($350 filing fee)

Application Approval

Property Carriers and Group & Party Service

This includes charter bus, and tour and special excursion operators operating vehicles seating more than 15 including driver.

  • Proof of insurance (52 Pa.Code 32.11 - 32.15) is required to be filed within 60 days of approval. 
    (75 Pa. C.S. 1701 1799.7)
  • Satisfactory completion of a safety fitness review (52 Pa. Code, Chapter 37) is required within 180 days of approval.

Household Goods in Use and Passenger Carriers

Includes taxi, limousine, airport transfer, paratransit (van service), group & party when operating vehicles seating 15 or less including driver, and scheduled route bus service.

  • Approval time depends on protest filed subsequent to application being published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
  • Proof of insurance (52 Pa. Code 32.11 - 32.15) is required to be filed within 60 days of approval. (75 Pa. C.S. 1701 1799.7) See Motor Carrier Insurance.

Additionally, household goods carriers must satisfactorily complete a safety fitness review and review of household goods customer service standards (52 Pa. Code. 31.121 130) within 180 days of approval.