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Trucking Communications

The SCDMV publishes the Trucking Connection newsletter as changes to laws and policies occur. Through the Trucking Connection newsletter, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) provides information for motor carrier customers, from commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) to International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) accounts.


Trucking Connection, Issue 3, October 2022

Trucking Connection, Issue 2, March 2022

Trucking Connection, Issue 1, December 2021


Motor Carrier Services Manual

MCS Manual


Motor Carrier Web Entry Access

If you're interested in registering for the SCDMV’s Motor Carrier Services system, complete the Motor Carrier Web Entry Access Application (SCDMV Form MC-26) and mail or email it to the address below:

Motor Carrier Services
PO Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0027

Contact Motor Carrier Services

For further assistance, questions or concerns email: Please provide the following in the subject line of the email, your name, customer number, and contact number. Allow 24 to 48 hours for a response or contact Motor Carrier Services Helpdesk at 803-896-3870.

Which IRP/IFTA transactions can I process online?

If you process IRP/IFTA transactions online, you can receive your needed documents even faster. If you need assistance in the process of completing the transaction online contact the Motor Carrier Services Helpdesk at 803-896-3870.

You can do the following transactions online:

  • Create a New Account
  • IFTA Renew Fleet (MC-7 and Vehicle Listing (VIN#, Year, Make, Model and Plate Number) OR Cab Cards for each vehicle being renewed must be emailed after completion)
  • IFTA Additional Decals
  • IFTA Tax Return
  • IRP Renew Fleet (MC-7, 2290 and IRP-9 must be emailed after completion)
  • IRP Amend Without Fee (IRP Schedule C and IRP-9(If Applicable) must be emailed after completion)
  • IRP Replace Plate
  • IRP Replace Cab Card

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Branches for Motor Carrier Services

There are eight SCDMV branches across the state that process all other MCS transactions. Those branches are listed below: FIND AN SCDMV BRANCH