International Registration Plan Law and Legal Definition

The International Registration Plan (IRP) is a registration reciprocity agreement among the U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and provinces of Canada. This agreement provides for payment of license fees on the basis of fleet distance operated in various jurisdictions.

Motor carriers operating under the International Registration Plan (IRP) can register a fleet of inter jurisdictional vehicles with a simple one step registration.

The following is an example of a federal statute defining the term:

According to 49 USCS § 31701, ‘International Registration Plan’ means the interstate agreement on apportioning vehicle registration fees paid by motor carriers, developed by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.