Commercial Vehicles - Interstate Operations

International Registration Plan (IRP)

The International Registration Plan​ (IRP) is a registration agreement between the states of the United States and the Canadian provinces providing for the apportionment and payment of commercial motor vehicle license fees based on the distance traveled in each jurisdiction.

International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)

The International Fuel Tax Agreement​ (IFTA) is a base jurisdictional compact comprised of the 48 contiguous states and 10 Canadian provinces. Under IFTA, a motor carrier registers with its base jurisdiction and is issued credentials i.e., license and decals that are valid in all member jurisdictions. Each quarter the motor carrier files a report with the base jurisdiction covering the operations in all jurisdictions in which the carrier’s motor vehicles traveled.

IRP/IFTA Record Keeping Requirements

IRP and IFTA Record Keeping Requirements


IRP/IFTA Requirements Temporarily Suspended for Emergency Relief Vehicles   

The requirements associated with the International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFT​A) for any motor vehicle engaged in interstate emergency relief efforts which will be traveling through the State of Mississippi as part of the emergency relief are temporarily suspended. Please see the notice by order of the Commissioner of Revenue below:

Emergency Relief Vehicles - Credentials for IFTA - IRP Extended


Related Sites

Mississippi Dept. of Transportation - Commercial Vehicle Permits

Mississippi Dept. of Transportation - Traffic and Road Conditions​

International Fuel Tax Association Inc (IFTA)

International Registration Plan (IRP)

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration PRISM Performance Registration Information Systems Management Program​