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Application for Highway Carriers

Applications for FAST can be completed and submitted to the Global Online Enrollment System website. The cost to apply for FAST membership is $50 (USD or CAD).

C-TPAT Application Qualifications for U.S./Canada Highway Carriers

  • Be an active international border crossing U.S./Canada Highway Carrier.
  • Have a business office staffed in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Have an active U.S. National Motor Freight Traffic Association issued Standard Carrier Alpha Code in the following format:
    #### SCAC Code (4 Alpha Characters)
  • Have a designated company officer that will be the primary cargo security officer responsible for C-TPAT.
  • Commit to implementing and maintaining C-TPAT Highway Carrier supply chain security criteria.
  • Submit your C-TPAT application and required supply chain security profile information via the C-TPAT Online Application Web Portal submission process. Paper Applications for C-TPAT are no longer accepted and will not be processed.

C-TPAT Application Qualifications for U.S./Mexico Highway Carriers

  • Be an active U.S./Mexico Highway Carrier that transports goods that are being imported into the United States.
  • Have a business office staffed in the U.S. or Mexico.
  • Have an active U.S. National Motor Freight Traffic Association issued Standard Carrier Alpha Code in the following format:
    #### SCAC Code (4 Alpha Characters)
  • Have a designated company officer that will be the primary cargo security officer responsible for C-TPAT.
  • Commit to implementing and maintaining C-TPAT Highway Carrier supply chain security criteria.
  • Submit your C-TPAT application and required supply chain security profile information via the C-TPAT Online Application Web Portal submission process. Paper Applications for C-TPAT are no longer accepted and will not be processed.

Penalties For Providing False Information

The failure to provide true, accurate and complete information in an application may result in denial of this application. Severe penalties are provided by law for knowingly and willfully falsifying or concealing a material fact or using any false document in submitting this application. If you are found in violation of the terms and conditions of this program, we may cancel your privileges and you may be subject to fines, penalties and criminal charges.

Last published: 
September 16, 2015