Commercial Motor Vehicles

Commercial Motor Vehicle Department

The Grant County Treasurer’s Office processes CMV accounts(commercial vehicles that do not leave Kansas), our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Definition of a Commercial Vehicle:

A commercial vehicle is any self-propelled or towed motor vehicle engaged in commerce 

  • Used to transport property or passengers when the vehicle
  • Gross vehicle weight or gross combination vehicle weight of 10,001 pounds or more
  • Used to transport 15 or more passengers, including the driver 
  • Used to transport hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding

Your vehicles are operating in furtherance of commerce if any of the following apply to you

  • Money earned is declared as income from a business for tax purposes
  • Costs for the underlying activities are deducted as a business expense for tax purposes
  • Products and/or money is accepted for advertising a sponsor
  • The transport vehicle is being used in the furtherance of a commercial operation

Requirements for Registering a Commercial Vehicle