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Welcome to South Dakota
IRP Registration Services!

Commercial truck drivers in the Mount Rushmore state need all the help they can get. It’s not easy being a truck driver in South Dakota. Harsh weather, long roads, and being centrally located in the middle of the country get drivers moving all across the country. If you’re overwhelmed by all the permits, regulations, and requirements, IRP Registration Services is here to help. Give us a call at (888) 202-4927 and we’ll take care of everything. We’ll make the registration process as easy as reading the rest of this page. and we’ll take care of it for you immediately.

Know What the International Registration Plan is.

Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson, Mississippi

The International Registration Plan or IRP for short, is an agreement between 48 states of the United States, Washington DC, and 10 provinces of Canada. It helps maintain the highways and byways throughout all the different jurisdictions drivers pass through on their shipments. Before the IRP, drivers and motor carriers had to apply for permits in every state they drove through. Now, there’s only one permit to cover all the jurisdictions.

Who needs to enroll in the IRP?

The IRP is for any driver who crosses state lines into another jurisdiction of the IRP. If your business is solely contained inside the state of South Dakota, then you won’t need to worry about the IRP. However, if you find yourself crossing state or country lines, then you’ll need to enroll in the IRP if your truck falls into any of the following categories.

  • The vehicle has two axles and weighs more than 26,000 pounds
  • The vehicle has three or more axles, no matter the weight
  • Your truck, trailer, and load exceeds 26,000 pounds,

How Soon Can I get my IRP Registration?

As soon as you submit your information, we’ll submit your application to your state’s department. The approval process can take anywhere between 7 and 14 days. As soon as you are approved, we’ll send out your registration permit, cab card, license plate, and sticker. Shipping for those items is sent through the USPS and can take anywhere from 3-5 days.As soon as you submit your information, we’ll submit your application to your state’s department. The approval process can take anywhere between 7 and 14 days. As soon as you are approved, we’ll send out your registration permit, cab card, license plate, and sticker. Shipping for those items is sent through the USPS and can take anywhere from 3-5 days.

What is a Cab Card?

Your South Dakota cab card is a piece of paper with all the information about your vehicle. This has your VIN, year, make, model, gross weight, unladen weight, and more. The cab card is full of useful information, like the jurisdictions you’re allowed to travel through. Every car is jurisdiction-specific based on your home base jurisdiction. This is evidence of your registration for the IRP. If an official asks to see your proof of IRP registration, you will show them your cab card. This means you should always keep it in your vehicle.

Does IRP Registration Services help with more than just the IRP?

Yes we can! We’ve been in the trucking industry forover a decade. We can help you with everything you need to make sure your trucking business is in good standing. Our knowledgeable and friendly agents will assist you with filing your IRS Form 2290, too. Also known as the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), Form 2290 is a requirement you don’t want to let lapse. If you get caught, playing possum won’t cut it. Fines, penalties and even being held at a weigh station all night until it’s handled can occur. But we’ll make sure that doesn’t happen to you. Call us at (888) 202-4927, we’re here to do all the heavy lifting!