What is the OP-1 (MX) Form?
This application is for all Mexico-domiciled carriers requesting to register to operate as motor carriers of passengers or property in interstate commerce between Mexico and points in the United States beyond the municipalities and commercial zones adjacent to the border, and for all Mexican persons or entities who had previously filed applications for registration under NAFTA provisions and who are required to supplement the information in their original applications by completing and re-filing the revised
An Important Note:
All motor passenger carriers operating in the United States, including Mexico-domiciled carriers, must also maintain public liability insurance.
Why Would I Need This Form?
You need this form if:
- You are a Mexican carrier to transport property between the United States–Mexico international border and all points in the United States (except under NAFTA Annex I, page I-U-20, a Mexico-domiciled carrier may not provide point-to-point transportation services, including express delivery services, within the United States for goods other than international cargo).
- You’re a Mexican passenger carrier, charter and tour bus operations between the U.S-Mexico international border and throughout the U.S.
- You are a Mexican passenger carrier, service as a common carrier over regular routes. (Regular route passenger carrier authority to perform regularly scheduled service only over named roads or highways.) Furthermore, regular route passenger service includes authority to transport newspapers, baggage of passengers, and mail in the same motor vehicle with passengers, or baggage of passengers in a separate motor vehicle.
All motor carriers operating within the United States, including Mexico-domiciled motor carriers applying for operating authority under this form, must comply with all pertinent Federal, State, local and tribal statutory and regulatory requirements when operating within the United States. Such requirements include, all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. If you have any question regarding this form, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 1-888-669-4383. Our Representatives at DOT Operating Authority await your call and we will be more than happy to assist.