Front of a Semi-Truck icon Receiving Temporary Authority

Nebraska will issue temporary registration authority for a vehicle(s) to be added to an established fleet for a period of forty-five (45) days while apportioned registration is being processed. The carrier must be in good standing with the Department to be eligible for temporary authority. Temporary authority can be obtained from Motor Carrier Services 402-471-4435.

One temporary per unit will be issued at no fee. Temporary authorization will be faxed or e-mailed directly to the carrier.

Temporaries are granted for:

  1. Newly acquired vehicles
  2. Weight increases
  3. Lost vehicle identification (valid for twenty (20) days only)