​​INTRAstate means you transport goods within the state of Kentucky only.

Before you operate

Are you Private or For-Hire Carrier?

Private Carrier
Transports personal goods or property.
For-Hire Carrier
Transports others' goods for payment.

What is your vehicle's total weight?

Gross Vehicle Weight Ratio (GVWR)
he value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single motor vehicle.
Combined License Weight (CLW)
shall mean:

 

the greater of: (a) The declared combined maximum gross weight of the vehicle and any towed unit for registration purposes for the current registration period; or (b) The highest actual combined gross weight of the vehicle and any towed unit when operated on the public highways of the state during the current registration. ​Per KRS 138.655 Subsection (14)

Find your requirements

 Note: All Intrastate For-Hire Carriers must have their insurance company file a Form E (Proof of Insurance) with KYTC Motor Carriers. Further instructions available on TC95-1.
Less than 10,001 lbs.
GVWR
A US DOT # is not required. If For-Hire Carrier, you will need KY Intrastate For-Hire License. You will need to fill out the TC95-1 and mail to KYTC. Directions are included in the form.
10,001 - 26,000 lbs. GVWR
A US DOT # is required (apply via FMCSA) and must be displayed. If power unit has 3 or more axels, Kentucky Intrastate Fuel Tax (KIT) license is required. Must follow safety requirements. If For-Hire Carrier, you will need KY Intrastate For-Hire License. You will need to fill out the TC95-1 and mail to KYTC. Directions are included in the form.
Greater than 26,000 lbs.
CLW*
A US DOT is required (apply via FMCSA) and must be displayed. Kentucky Intrastate Fuel Tax (KIT) license is required. If For-Hire Carrier, you will need KY Intrastate For-Hire License. To apply for KIT and/or KY Intrastate For-Hire License, you will need to fill out the TC95-1 and mail to KYTC. Directions are included in the form. 
 60,000 - 80,000 lbs. CLW*
Will require a US DOT # (displayed), Kentucky Intrastate Fuel Tax (KIT) License and Kentucky Highway Use mileage tax (KYU) license. If For-Hire Carrier, you will need KY Intrastate For-Hire License. To apply for KIT and/or KY Intrastate For-Hire License, you will need to fill out​ the TC95-1 and mail to KYTC. Directions are included in the form.
Greater than 80,000 lbs.
CLW
See Overweight/Over-​dimensional permit section.

*Farm Plated and Farm Limited vehicles need a US DOT # only.​

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