Application for Motor Carrier Certificates or Permits for Transportation Passengers (Form 92-001)

Any person wanting to obtain a certificate or permit to transport passengers for compensation, by motor vehicle, over any public highway of this State, must submit this application with exhibits . A certificate or permit issued by the PUC is required under Section 271-8, HRS except for persons transporting passengers without charge, operating school buses and other transportation means as provided under Section 271-5, HRS.

General Information

Click the link to download the General Information (PDF) for obtaining a motor carrier certificate or permit of the passenger classification. General Information include:

  • Guidelines on application form
  • Guidelines on Tax Clearance Application form
    Your motor carrier application will NOT be accepted for filing at the Public Utilities Commission unless it is accompanied by a Tax Clearance Certificate issued by the Department of Taxation.

    1. Go to forms on the Department of Taxation web site (http://tax.hawaii.gov/forms/) and download Form A-6 and the Instructions for Filing Forma A-6.
    2. Read the instructions and complete the appropriate sections of Form A-6.
    3. At line 4, enter a check mark in the box and enter the words “State PUC Motor Carrier Licensing” after the word “Others”.
    4. Take the form to the Department of Taxation and obtain a Tax Clearance Certificate.
  • Filing fee requirements
  • How many copies are required for submittal
  • How to obtain PUC Hawaii Administrative Rules
  • How to prepare application

Attached to the application are the following required exhibits:

  • Exhibit A-Partnership or Corporation Information (Form 92-002)
  • Exhibit B-Vehicle Inventory List (Form 92-003)
  • Exhibit C-Balance Sheet (Form 92-004)
  • Exhibit D-Fixed Assets Schedule (Form 92-005)
  • Exhibit E-Loans Payable Schedule (Form 92-006)
  • Exhibit F-Projected PUC Operating Revenues & Statistics (Form 92-007)
  • Exhibit G-Projected Income Statement (Form 92-008)

Application Form

You may choose to submit your application by eFile (Electronic File) or In Person/Postal Mail.

eFile (Electronic File)

  1. Individuals seeking to eFile must register online.
    If you are not registered visit the Electronic Filing (eFiling) page. Within 2 business days of registering you will receive an email to active your account.
  2. Your motor carrier application will NOT be accepted for filing at the Public Utilities Commission unless it is accompanied by a Tax Clearance Certificate issued by the Department of Taxation.  See General Information (PDF) document for more information.
  3. Continue eFiling via Web Form OR Attached Form:
eFile via Web eForm (Fill in Browser)
  1. Click the link to go to the Application for Motor Carrier Certificates or Permits for Transportation Passengers eForm.
  2. Follow the online form’s instructions to complete form and submit to the PUC.
eFile via Attached Form (Downloaded PDF or Scanned Image)
  1. Click the link to download the Application for Motor Carrier Certificates or Permits for Transportation Passengers (Form 92-001) PDF Form.
  2. Complete and save the downloaded application on your device OR print application, complete form by hand/typewriter, and scan back to your device as a PDF.
  3. Go to the Filing Docketed Documents eform.
  4. Follow the online form’s instructions to complete form and submit to the PUC.
    1. Set Document Category: Applications, Petitions, and other initiating documents.
    2. Set Document Type: CPCN/Permit-New Motor Carrier.
    3. Review the Requirements to File Confidential or Restricted Documents. (most motor carrier applications are not confidential and are available for the public)
    4. Attach your application and supporting documents (e.g. Tax Clearance Certificate) by clicking the “Attach…” button(s). You may upload the application and supplemental documents as a single or separate files.

In Person / Postal Mail [1]

  1. Your motor carrier application will not be accepted for filing at the Public Utilities Commission unless it is accompanied by a Tax Clearance Certificate issued by the Department of Taxation.  See General Information (PDF) document for more information.
  2. Click the link to download the Application for Motor Carrier Certificates or Permits for Transportation Passengers (Form 92-001) PDF Form.

 

[1] The text that is crossed out reflects edits made for consistency with the Commission's Emergency Procedures Order, PUC Moves to All Electronic Processes, filed on March 13, 2020 as part of the PUC’s overall response to COVID-19. These changes are in effect until further notice is given by commission order.