IFTA - International Fuel Tax Agreement

Oregon is a non-fuel tax state but administers an IFTA program as a service to other state operating Oregon-based companies that charge fuel tax.

Should I register for IFTA in my state?

A motor vehicle is considered as a qualified vehicle under the following standards:

  • Traveled in at least two or more IFTA jurisdictions
  • Heavy vehicles with three or more axles or used in combination exceeding 26,000 pounds or 11,797 kilograms.

Recreational vehicles are not considered as a qualified Motor Vehicle unless used for business purposes.

To apply

Complete and submit the Oregon state's Application for IRP and/or IFTA Schedule A (Form 735-9908) and pay fees by mail to:

PO Box 5330.
Salem OR 97304-0330.

Or in person at:

Salem Registration Office
550 Capitol St NE,
Salem, OR 97301-2530.

Or in person at:

Portland Registration Office
I-5 South, MP 308,
12348 N Center Ave,
Portland, OR 97217.

Get your IFTA Quarterly Fuel Tax Report done with ExpressIFTA fast, most secure, and error-free IFTA report with no manual tax calculations.

The annual fee ranges from $280 to $575 depends on the number of vehicles. A 30-day Temporary IFTA permit is issued upon request when adding a vehicle or replacement of decals needed for existing IFTA accounts. The vehicles must hold the temporary license at all times.

Mail a Request for Additional Oregon IFTA Decal Form to:
SALEM OR 97301-2530.

Contact the IFTA unit Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at 503.373.1634;

Go to a local MCTD Registration office or online, if you have an established account and PIN number.

What credentials will I receive?

Truckers will receive an IFTA license and a set of decals credentials valid for a year. Each qualified motor vehicle requires a licensed photocopy to be kept safe in the vehicle.

Quarterly Returns

Due Dates

Find the tax period to report the quarterly tax return shown below. If the tax filing final day falls on a weekend or holiday, then the next business day will be the due date.

Reporting Quarter Reporting Period Due Date
1st January - March April 30
2nd April - June July 31
3rd July - September October 31
4th October - December January 31

Do I file a quarterly fuel tax report if I didn't run during the quarter?

You need to submit a "zero report" to file the quarterly fuel tax return if no fuel used throughout the tax year.

What is the penalty and interest rate for filing a late quarterly fuel tax report?

A penalty of $50 or 10% of tax due, whichever is greater, and 0.4167% of interest per month will be charged for failing to file a tax return, filing a late tax return, and underpaying taxes due on all delinquent tax dues at each jurisdiction.

How do I obtain a return?

Get IFTA Tax Return (Form 735-9740) sent to all IFTA licensees at least thirty (30) days before the due date. File the quarterly tax report even if the licensee does not operate or purchase taxable fuel in any IFTA member jurisdiction in that particular quarter.

You can file returns By mail:
550 Capitol St NE,
Salem, OR 97301-2530.

File online using MCTD’s Trucking Online and must have an established account and PIN number. Payments are accepted through Visa, Mastercard, or Direct Debit.

Where can I get more information?


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