Mc number types and exemptions

  • Motor Carrier of Property (except Household Goods): An authorized for-hire Motor Carrier that transports regulated commodities (except household goods) for the general public in exchange for payment. Motor Carriers of Property (except Household Goods) must file proof of public liability (bodily injury and property damage — BI & PD) with FMCSA in order to obtain interstate Operating Authority. Cargo insurance is not required. 

  • Motor Carrier of Household Goods (Moving Companies): An authorized for-hire Motor Carrier that transports only household goods for the general public in exchange for payment. Household goods are personal items that will be used in a home. They include items shipped from a factory or store if purchased with the intent to use in a home, and transported at the request of the householder who pays for the transportation charges. Motor Carriers of Household Goods must file proof of both public liability (BI & PD) and cargo insurance with FMCSA in order to obtain interstate Operating Authority.

  • Motor Passenger Carrier Authority 

  • Mexico-based Carriers for Motor Carrier Authority (MX number) to Operate Beyond U.S. Municipalities and Commercial Zones on the U.S.-Mexico Border

 

  • a private carrier (you only haul your own cargo)

  • a for-hire carrier transporting only exempt commodities. (cargo that is not federally regulated)

  • operating within a federal “commercial zone” that is outside of interstate authority rules.

Exemptions