(Acceptable documents are listed below.) NOTE: Changing the name on your PTIN account will not change your name on other IRS accounts (i.e. You will need to contact the other appropriate business unit for name changes on other accounts.
To submit a request online, go to the main menu and under the ‘Manage My PTIN Account’ section select ‘Submit a name change request’ from the drop down menu.
Any time a carrier or other regulated entity changes its name or address, or other details in their record, they should update their US DOT and operating authority record with FMCSA in a timely manner.
In addition, FMCSA requires all entities under its jurisdiction to update their information every two years: US DOT Numbers: To view a company’s current information, go to the SAFER System’s Company Snapshot.