Qualifying Individual (QI)

What does it take to be a Qualifying Individual (QI)? Learn about the role of the QI in FMC licensing applications.

Types of FMC Licenses

In the U.S. ocean trades NVOCCs and Ocean Freight Forwarders (OFFs) based in the U.S. must obtain a license from the FMC. In order to obtain these licenses, entities must have a Qualifying Individual (QI). What is a Qualifying Individual (QI)?

eCFR Title 46 Part 515

Review FMC’s Code of Federal Regulations governing governing licensing, registration, financial responsibility requirements and general duties for OTIs.