License Cancellation

An International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) license may be canceled if a licensee satisfies all requirements and tax liabilities to all member jurisdictions and provides a completed IFTA -3 indicating cancellation.  

When your license is canceled, you must destroy it and any used decals. If you have an unused decals, you must return them to Motor Carrier Services. 

Any jurisdiction may conduct a final audit when you cancel your IFTA license. You must keep records for four years from the due date of the final quarterly tax report or the date the return was filed, whichever is later.

License Suspension and Revocation

An International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) license may be suspended or revoked for any of the following reasons:

  • Failure to file an IFTA quarterly tax return
  • Failure to remit all taxes due
  • Failure to pay or protest an audit assessment within the established time period

All member jurisdictions will be notified when your license has been suspended or revoked. You may not drive any vehicle with a suspended or revoked license.
To reinstate a suspended license, a licensee may file and pay the late IFTA quarterly tax return online, visit a MCS branch office, or mail in a completed tax return with acceptable form of payment.

To reinstate a revoked license, a licensee may file and pay the late IFTA quarterly tax return(s) by visiting a MCS branch office or mail-in a completed tax return(s) with acceptable form of payment.