Get an overweight vehicle single-trip permit

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

    You must call ahead with all information about weights and dimensions and ask for a travel number. Analysis might be required, which will take at least 3 business days to prepare, and depends on:

    • load weight; and

    • dimensions.


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

    Whitehorse weigh station
    In person: 91444 Alaska Highway (kilometre 1420.2) in Whitehorse. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    Email: weighstation.whitehorse@gov.yk.ca
    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: weighstation.watsonlake@gov.yk.ca
    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:


    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; and

    • copy of valid vehicle ownership such as a bill of sale.

    What if you're carrying dangerous goods

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