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Fuels Registration, Reporting, and Compliance Help

How to Report Quarterly and Annually for Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)

New Procedures for RFS Compliance Reporting Coming Soon

Starting Thursday, October 25, 2018, organizations will be able to use e-Signature to sign the Copy of Record for EPA Moderated Transaction System (EMTS) transactions.  Organizations will NO LONGER be required to upload the following files into the Fuels Reporting system (DCFUEL) beginning with 2018 Quarter 4 Reporting:

  • RIN Generation Report: A report that includes details on the batches of RINs that a reporting party generated during the quarter.
  • RIN Transaction Report: A report that includes details on the Buy, Sell, Separate, and Retire transactions a reporting party submitted during the quarter.

The deadline for 2018 Quarter 4 reporting is March 31, 2019. For a Job Aid on this task, see: How to Use e-Signature to Sign RIN Transaction Reports in EMTS.

Below is a step-by-step process for submitting reports for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program (40 CFR 80 Subpart M).

To view a table of all reports for the RFS program, select the "List of reports" tab above.

Follow these four (4) steps to report.

STEP 1: Determine whether the submitter has access to report.

A user must be registered and assigned the proper roles to submit reports. 
Click here for more information: Registering as a New User

STEP 2: Determine deadlines.

Reports are submitted either quarterly or annually.
View Reporting deadlines for Fuel Programs.

STEP 3: Download and complete reports.

Determine which reports you need to submit using the categories below. For instructions on how to resubmit prior versions of reports, please email Fuel Programs Support.

STEP 4: Submit reports through EPA's Central Data Exchange.

Read the user guide for submitting reports:  User guides for OTAQDCFUEL