Motor Carrier Services

Commercial Permits

These pages contain information on the different types of permits available to commercial vehicles

Ports of Entry

Ports of entry monitor all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements, insurance requirements and equipment safety requirements, and issue permits as required.

International Registration Plan

The International Registration Plan (IRP) is an agreement between member jurisdictions for registering vehicles that travel in two or more jurisdictions.

International Fuel Tax Agreement

The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement between the member jurisdictions to simplify the reporting of motor fuel taxes by interstate motor carriers.

Interstate Registration

Arizona law provides for a type of commercial vehicle registration that allows foreign-registered, interstate-operated vehicles to travel in this state lawfully.

Officer-Assisted Vehicle Escort Payments

Beginning Dec. 7, 2009, as required by Arizona DPS, payment for officers performing oversize-overweight vehicle escorts must be made electronically.

New Entrant Program

The New Entrant Motor Carrier Safety Program is designed to help new motor carrier operations understand the complex federal and state regulations that motor carriers are required to follow.

Quick and Related Links

For quick links to common IRP/IFTA documents and related links for information regarding commercial permits, oversize and overweight permits, port and permit locations, checking routes, road restrictions or bridge weight restrictions, check out these related links.