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West Virginia - Apply for Materials Permit or License

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Apply by Mail

  1. Application to apply for material permit or license application is available in the following Link
  2. The applicant has to fill-in the details in the form.
  3. Applicant should make sure to send the application form along with all the documents that are mentioned under the “Required Documents” section of this page (Both photocopies and originals).
  4. Mail the application to the appropriate office through the mail.
  5. Mailing address is mentioned in “Office Locations & Contacts” of this page.
  6. The fee of this procedure is mentioned under the “Fees” section of this page.
  7. Concerned authorities will look into the application form and submitted documents.
  8. Mail-in applications take four to six weeks to process on average.
  9. The mailing address will receive notification of the USDOT Number.
  10. The FMCSA recommends that you keep track of the assigned USDOT number.

Apply Online

  1. The Application is available in the following Link
  2. If the applicant is an existing user, they can login directly using their “Username” and “Password”.
  3. If the applicant is a new user, they have to register first by clicking on the “Create an account” option.
  4. An applicant has to provide their own email address when they create an account.
  5. While registering, applicant has to provide all necessary information in the application form and finally click on “Create Account” button.
  6. Once the registration is successful, the applicant can login with their “Username” and “Password”.
  7. After logging in, the applicant has to choose the service necessary for them.
  8. The Applicant must provide all information necessary for the application procedure online.
  9. The fee of this procedure is mentioned under the “Fees” section of this page.
  10. If the application is granted, the company receives a USDOT Number immediately after submission.
  11. The FMCSA recommends that you keep track of the assigned USDOT number.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • USDOT Number.
  • A copy of the registration certificate.
  • Provide proof of insurance.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Mailing Address: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Attention: USDOT Number Application
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W65-206
Washington, DC 20590
Call FMCSA at 1-800-832-5660
Contact Link

Field office:
Location: West Virginia
Address: 700 Washington Street East
Geary Plaza, Suite 205
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 347-5935
Fax: (304) 347-5617
Contact Link


All facilities or companies that treat, store, or dispose of hazardous wastes now or plan to do so must apply.


  • For the fiscal year 2020–2021, small enterprises and non-profit organisations will pay $250, while everyone else will pay $2,575.
  • For each registration statement submitted, all applicants must additionally include a processing fee.
  • The processing charge for each registration statement filed for registration years 2000–2001 and later is $25, and a single statement may be filed for one, two, or three registration years.
  • The processing charge for each registration statement filed for registration years 1999–2000 and prior is $50, and each statement must be filed separately for each registration year.


The permit is valid for 2 years.

Documents to Use[edit]

An application form is available at the following Link

Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Applications take four to six weeks to process on average.

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To obtain materials permit a USDOT Number is required and the MCS-150B form must be completed and submitted.

Required Information[edit]

The information needed to be filled in the application form are listed below:

  • Reason for filing
  • Legal business name
  • Doing business as name
  • Principal place of business
  • Mailing address
  • Contact numbers
  • Identification numbers
  • E-mail address
  • Carrier mileage
  • Company operations
  • Operation classifications
  • Cargo classifications
  • Hazardous materials
  • Number of vehicles that will be operated in the U.S
  • Driver information
  • Is your USDOT number registration currently revoked by the FMCSA?
  • Compliance certification
  • Which of the following hazardous materials does your company transport?
  • If you checked question 30, are you applying for or renewing a HM safety permit?
  • F your company does not have a USDOT number, how many accidents as defined in 49 CFR 390.5 has your company had in the past 365 days?
  • Does your company certify that they have a satisfactory security program in place as required in 49 CFR part 385, subpart e?
  • Is your company required by any state(s) to have a permit for any
  • Of the hazardous materials listed in question 30?
  • If your answer to question 34 is yes, check the state(s) in which your company has the permit
  • Please enter name(s) of sole proprietor, partners, or officers and titles
  • Certification statement

Need for the Document[edit]

  • The Hazardous Materials Safety Permit HMSP Program was established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after Congress approved a statute mandating the establishment of a permit programme.
  • This programme aims to improve the safety of both truck drivers and the general population.

Information which might help[edit]

For more details Link

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • The application can also be used for:
    • New Application
    • Biennial Update or Changes
    • Out of Business Notification
    • Reapplication (after revocation of new entrant)

External Links[edit]



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