Q. Register to Become a Freight Forwarder
Freight forwarders must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) by filing a Form OP-1(FF), Application for Freight Forwarder Authority. You can file for this authority or download a copy of the application on the Internet at http://safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/
Under "FMCSA Services," click on "FMCSA Registration & Updates."
You also can call their toll-free number at 1-800-832-5660 and request a copy be mailed or faxed to you.
For more information, contact the FMCSA field office nearest you. To find the office nearest you, please consult the following web site: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/about/contact/offices/displayfieldroster.asp
The FMCSA home page, with a wealth of information, is located at: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov
Motor carrier federal regulations can be found in 49 CFR Chapter III.
To contact FMCSA Headquarters in Washington, DC, please see: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/about/contact/hq/hq.htm