Indiana Moving Regulations

Indiana Department of Revenue, (Safety and Insurance Dept) regulates household moves.  Local movers are required to have their operating authority through the state.  Each household goods mover is required to file a tariff with the Indiana Dept of Revenue, containing their rates, charges for (local) intrastate transport of household goods.  The mover can charge whatever they want as long as it is published in their tariff.  The tariff outlines all of the services and charges for the movers, and the Indiana Dept of Revenue (Safety and Insurance Division) holds all movers in the state of Indiana responsible for following by their published rates, policies and procedures as set forth by the Dept. DOT # is required on the vehicle.

One important thing to remember is to make sure your local mover carries workers compensation insurance and the proper licensing on equipment and vehicles. If you have any questions, regarding tariffs, licensing, or complaints, you can call the:

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Indiana Department of Revenue/Safety and Insurance Division
317-615-7350/317-615-7285(Sandy Bowling)
5252 Decatur Blvd
Indianapolis, IN  46241
Indiana Household Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
P.O. Box 51122
Indianapolis, IN 46251-0122
(317) 481-1402

Better Business Bureau of Indiana (For complaints)
BBB Headquarters
22 E. Washington Street,
Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317) 488-2222 Report)


For any questions on interstate moves, and finding a licensed mover, you may contact the:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FOR COMPLAINTS)
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC  20590
Protect Your Move (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)
US Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC  20590
American Moving & Storage Association
1611 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA  22314

The following is a list of related moving contacts:

Attorney General of Indiana (For Complaints)
Indiana Government Center South
302 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-232-6201
Fax: 317-232-7979

Indiana Chamber of Commerce
115 West Washington St, Suite 850S
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317) 264-3110
County Offices
Marion County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
251 E Ohio St, Suite 160
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Banking Authorities
Department of Financial Institutions
30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Insurance Regulators
Department of Insurance
Consumer Services Division
311 W. Washington St., Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Securities Administrators
Securities Division
Office of the Secretary of State
302 W. Washington, Room E-111
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Utility Commissions
Utility Regulatory Commission
Consumer Affairs Division
101 W. Washington St., Suite 1500E
Indianapolis, IN 46204