- Find out if you need a freight vehicle permit for buses
- How to apply
Find out if you need a freight vehicle permit for buses
If you do not have valid vehicle Yukon registration and you have passengers in your vehicle, you need a freight-vehicle permit for buses when you are:
- dropping off;
- picking up; or
If you have valid Yukon registration, you do not need this permit.
How to apply
You can get a freight-vehicle permit for buses at a Whitehorse or Watson Lake weigh station. A permit can be issued at a roadside inspection site weigh station.
Whitehorse Weigh Station
In person: 91,444 Alaska Highway (kilometre 1420.2) in Whitehorse. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Watson Lake Weigh Station
In person: kilometre 976 Alaska Highway in Watson lake. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What documents do you need?
When you apply for a permit, you need to provide the following information before the permit can be issued:
- copy of valid vehicle insurance; and
- valid driver’s licence.
In some cases you will need to provide the following. The carrier compliance officer will let you know if these are needed:
- lease agreement;
- copy of bill of lading;
- copy of valid vehicle ownership such as a bill of sale; and
- if you are carrying dangerous goods you need a current Dangerous Goods Training Certificate.
What is the fee?
The fee for this permit is $60 plus $3 per metric tonne, based on actual vehicle weight.