Get an overweight vehicle single-trip permit

  • Find out if you need a overweight vehicle single-trip permit
  • Apply for a permit online

  1. Find out if you need a overweight vehicle single-trip permit

    You can apply for this special permit if you can prove:


    Non-TAC configurations will be dealt with on an individual basis.


  2. Apply for a permit online

    You can call ahead or apply online with all information about your weights, dimensions, destination and origin. Analysis might be required to prepare your permit, which can take up to 3 business days , and depends on:

    • load weight;
    • route; and
    • dimensions.

    Apply for a permit online

    Before you apply for a permit, you must be a carrier in good standing with the National Safety Code of your home jurisdiction.

    Before you start the online permit process, make sure you have everything you need, including:

    • current vehicle details, dimensions and weights;
    • route information; and
    • a credit card to pay the permit fee.

    Apply for a carrier permit

    Other ways to get an overweight vehicle single-trip permit

    You can get an overweight vehicle single-trip permit at a Whitehorse or Watson Lake weigh station.

    Whitehorse weigh station
    In person: 914.44 Alaska Highway (kilometre 1420.2) in Whitehorse. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 867-667-5729
    Fax: 867-393-6408

    Watson Lake weigh station
    In person: kilometre 976 Alaska Highway in Watson lake. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 867-536-7400
    Fax: 867-536-7577


    When you apply for a permit, you need to provide the following information before the permit can be issued:

    • copy of valid vehicle insurance;

    • copy of valid vehicle registration; 

    • valid driver’s licence; and

    • a completed over-weight approval (if required).


    In some cases you will need to provide the following. The carrier compliance officer will let you know if these are needed:

    • lease agreement; and

    • copy of bill of lading.

    What if you're carrying dangerous goods

    If you're carrying dangerous goods, you'll need a current Dangerous Goods Training Certificate.