MOVING SERVICE LOOKUP

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Moving service lookup

How to know if a moving company is certified? This is one of the most crucial questions for anyone looking to move. If you are hiring a moving company online, you can be easily tricked. As a certified and fully licensed company, we understand how important it is for our customers to know that they are in the right hands. Therefore we created this tool in order to help you check if the moving company is legitimate. Every fully licensed and certified moving company needs to have:

  • U.S. DOT number
  • MC number
  • Insurance and policy cover
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How does our Moving Company Licence form lookup work?

As you can see there are ways to check if the moving company is properly licensed. Use our search bar above and check if the moving company you are planning to hire is legitimate. There are three ways to find out:

  • Search by name – You simply need to type the name of the company in the search bar. If you type the name of any moving company in our search and if the company is fully certified, you will be able to see the name of the company shown in search results of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Search by USDOT number – This number will allow you to see information about the professional moving company you plan to hire. A USDOT number is often located on the companies website and it is one of the FMCSA rules for licensed moving companies.

Search by MC number – Mc number is another operational number that is given to a registered company in order to perform long-distance moves. Every company has a unique Mc number from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ( FMCSA)

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How to know if a Moving Company is legitimate?

The best way to check if a moving company is legitimate is by looking at their MC and USDOT number. You must be wondering what exactly USDOT and MC numbers are? 

Well, that is something that every properly licensed moving company needs to have and both of those numbers need to be fully active and operative as well. USDOT is a special interstate operating authority assigned from FMCSA to interstate movers. Some interstate moving companies need an MC number in addition to a USDOT number. One really important thing is to check the authority of the USDOT number. Another essential thing is that interstate moving companies need to have a neutral arbitration program, as well as great insurance and policy covers.

Another great way to find out if a company is properly certified is to check their moving reviews. Real customer testimonials and experiences can really paint a picture and reassure you if the movers you are planning to hire are real professionals. 

As a moving company we know how important it is to ensure the company you are planning to hire for your move is properly licensed and insured. By filling out this form, you’ll be confident that the company you choose will take the best care of your belongings.