Credentials and Taxes Administration Functional Area


Manage electronic filing of credentials, tax filing, and driver licensing for commercial vehicle operators. Provides commercial vehicle (including HAZMAT) route restrictions.

Included In

California DMV Vehicle Credentialing System

Functional Requirements

1The center shall manage electronic credentials filing and processing for commercial vehicles.
2The center shall manage the filing of appropriate taxes for the operation of commercial vehicles.
3The center shall process requests for payments of electronic credentials and tax filing and maintain an interface to a Financial Institution.
4The center shall exchange credentials and tax information with other commercial vehicle administration centers - either in other states or the federal government.
5The center shall provide route restrictions information, including hazmat restrictions, to other centers and agencies for distribution to commercial vehicle operators. These centers and agencies may include commercial fleet and freight management operators, traveler information centers, digital map update providers, and other commercial vehicle administration centers.
6The center shall use information on asset restrictions received from maintenance centers to develop the commercial vehicle route restrictions and process credentials applications.
7The center shall provide an interface with commercial vehicle fleet and freight management centers to exchange audit and compliance review reports.
8The center shall provide credentials information about commercial vehicle operators and carriers to authorized requestors such as insurance agencies.
9The center shall receive and store information on commercial vehicle violations from enforcement agencies as part of the processing of credentials applications.
10The center shall manage driver licensing for commercial vehicle drivers.
11The center shall enroll carriers in CVO programs and support user account management.
12The center shall process requests for review of carrier and driver status.
13The center shall issue special Oversize/Overweight and HAZMAT permits in coordination with other cognizant authorities.