The Department of Defense (DoD) Bus Program ensures that commercial bus, van, and limousine companies offering charter service for the transport DoD personnel provide safe vehicles that consistently meet DoD standards of service. In order participate in the DoD Bus Program, Carriers must submit parts I, II, and III of the application and be approved by the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO).
How to Apply
Carriers wishing to participate in the DoD Bus Program must complete an online application and provide all required supplemental documentation. The application will be processed when all portions of the application are received.
Part I – Preliminary DoD Bus Program Requirements
Per the DoD Bus Program Agreement #5, Carriers must meet all of the following requirements before submitting an application.
Answer a series of online application questions to see if your company meets the basic requirements of the program. If you do, you will be granted access to Part II of the online Carrier application.
Part II – Carrier Information
Provide all required carrier identifying and contact information, SCAC, DOT number, and FMCSA graduation date (if not grandfathered). .Part III – Supplemental Documentation
Once you have completed the online portion of the application Parts I and II, you will receive an email with instructions for submitting additional supplemental documentation. Additional documentation includes:
- Inventory Equipment Listing. An inventory listing of equipment offered for transporting DoD personnel in Appendix 5. All equipment must be less than 20 years old. Please annotate any handicap accessible equipment in the inventory.
- Signature Page. Sign DoD Bus Agreement signature page linked to the application form.