News Alert

Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) FOR 2019 Delayed Until Further Notice

August 20, 2018

The start of the 2019 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) period, which usually begins October 1st, has been delayed until further notice while the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) completes its rulemaking process on the fee levels for 2019. Once the rulemaking is published, the UCR Board will issue a recommended enforcement date three (3) months from the start of the registration period...

The proposed fess for 2019 currently under review are based on a recommendation that was submitted by the UCR Board to the FMCSA to reduce fees for carriers at all levels by 4.5% in 2019. This follows a 9.1% reduction in 2018. Any fees received for the 2019 UCR registration period prior to the completion of the FMCSA rulemaking process will be returned to the motor carrier.

The UCR Board has also launched a new national registration system to be used for the 2019 UCR registration period and going forward at

For more information, contact your TCS Compliance Specialist or call us at 877-268-7347.