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Operating authority allows the for-hire transportation of household goods and passengers for compensation. Intrastate authority refers to movements between points within the State of Indiana and is issued by the Indiana Department of Revenue.
If you plan to transport passengers or household goods between points in Indiana, you need to apply for an Indiana operating authority. This gives you Indiana operating authority to transport passengers and household goods. Carriers may include professional movers, limousine companies, medical transportation providers, shuttle busses, etc.
There are several exceptions to needing an Indiana operating authority. To see if you meet one of the exceptions, click here.
If you transport passengers or household goods for hire, you must apply for Indiana operating authority. Because there are three types of operating authority (permanent, temporary, and emergency), you’ll need to review the options, requirements, and applications found at www.in.gov/dor/4211.htm
To see or print a complete Passenger and Household Goods checklist, click here.