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PO Box 47367
Tumwater, WA 98504-7367

Online Self-Issue Permits

WSDOT's online permitting program is a web based program available using the Internet and require Internet Explorer 8.0 or newer.

Self-issued permits are allowed for your company only, and transactions are completed by Visa or MasterCard. Self-issuers can add, delete, and edit their fleet vehicles.

When authorized, self-issuers are given a login and password to gain secure access to the online permitting program. Each user must obtain their own login credentials.

Available Self-Issue Permits



Initially self issuing companies will be limited to the following types of permits:

Self-issuing companies have the ability to access reports of permits issued from their company. The permit program is available through the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It is the responsibility of the carrier to check restrictions prior to moving oversize loads. Carriers are also required to check the route for over height clearances prior to moving.

Permits are only valid for state routes; you must contact the local jurisdiction for approval to travel on city streets and county roads. It is also the responsibility of the carrier to know and follow the rules and regulations related to oversize loads.



If you are interested in self-issuing permits listed above:

  • Go to the Permit Program login screen
  • Click on "Request to Self-Issue Permits"
  • Fill out the form
  • Read and print the agreement
  • Indicate you have read and understand the agreement
  • Click on "Accept and Sign Up"

Trip Permit - 3 day Permit

This permit provides Washington State Licensing for three consecutive days to a vehicle in lieu of regular licensing. This allows 40,000 lbs. for single vehicle and 80,000 lbs. for combination vehicles. No more than three permits are allowed in a 30 day period. Trip permits cannot be used in lieu of tonnage for a vehicle currently licensed in Washington but can be used to increase current valid tonnage.

Two axle vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 or less and are currently licensed in another state, have reciprocity and are not required to license in Washington. Reciprocity also covers trailers that have current licensing in other states.

Fee: $25.00

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Fuel Permit - 3 Day Permit (Department of Licensing Permit)

A fuel permit is required upon entering the State of Washington if the vehicle is diesel powered and over 26,000 lbs.

Fee: $30.00

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Single Trailer- Monthly and Annual

Legal semi-trailer length is 53 feet. This permit allows for semi-trailer/load up to 56 ft measured from front of trailer or load to the rear of the trailer or load whichever is longer. Load may be divisible or non-divisible. This permit is exempt from:

  • Commuter hour and holiday restrictions
  • Oversize sign requirements
  • Night-time travel restrictions
  • Winter restrictions prohibiting permitted movement when traction tires/devices/ chains are advised, recommended or required but must obey chain requirements

Fees: $10.00 Monthly
$100.00 Annual
Reference: WAC 468-38-075
RCW 46.44.030, 46.44.090, 46.44.0941


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Double Trailers - Monthly and Annual:

Double trailer legal length is 61 feet. This permit allows up to 68 feet measured from front of first trailer or load to the end of the last trailer or load whichever is longer. The load may be divisible or non-divisible. This permit is exempt from:

  • Commuter hour and holiday restrictions
  • Oversize sign requirements
  • Night-time travel restrictions
  • Winter restrictions prohibiting permitted movement when traction tires/devices/chains are advised, recommended or required but must obey chain requirements.

Fees: $10.00 Monthly
$100.00 Annual
Reference: RCW 46.44.030, 46.44.075, 46.44.090, 46.44.0941
WAC 468.38.075

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61 Foot Non Divisible Load - Monthly and Annual

This permit allows a semi trailer to haul a non-divisible load up to 61 feet measured from the front of the load to the rear of the load. The rear overhang cannot exceed 15 feet measured from the rear trailer axle. This permit is exempt from:

  • Commuter hour and holiday restrictions
  • Oversize sign requirements
  • Night-time travel requirements
  • Winter restrictions prohibiting permitted movement when traction tires/devices/chains are advised, recommended or required but must obey chain requirements.

Fees: $10.00 Monthly
$120.00 Annual
Reference: RCW 46.44.0941

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Manufactured Home - Monthly and Annual

Maximum dimensions allowed: 15 feet wide (14 foot box with 12 inch eaves); 15 feet high; and trailer length of 75 feet including tonnage.

Fees: $30.00 Monthly
$360.00 Annual
Reference: WAC 468-38-120
RCW 46.44.90, 46.44.170, 46.44.173

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Empty Apple Bins & Hay Bales - Monthly or Annual

This permit allows for the hauling of empty apple bins up to 15 feet high. This permit can be used in conjunction with the double trailer permit. These permits are not exempt from restrictions. Oversize signs are required. Routes do not guarantee height clearance.

Fees: $20.00 Monthly
$240.00 Annual
Reference: RCW 46.44.090
WAC 468.38.070, 468.38.071

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Log Tolerance

The purpose is to allow the combination to haul short logs and receive a variance from the legal weight chart.

  • Only valid for 3 axle truck and 2 axle pole trailer combinations
  • For the hauling of unprocessed logs only
  • Maximum gross weight not to exceed 74,800 lbs.
  • Maximum gross tandem weight not to exceed 33,600 lbs.
  • Minimum overall wheelbase of 37 feet

Fees: $50.00 Annual (April 1 - March 31)
$37.50 Purchased after July 1
$25.00 Purchased after October 1
$12.50 Purchased after January 1
Transfer Fee: $14.00
Reference: RCW 46.44.047
WAC 468.38.040

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Non-Divisible (over dimensional only) - Monthly or Annual

May be permitted for dimensions up to 14 feet wide and/or height of 15 feet and/or 125 trailer / load length.

Fees: $10.00 per Month Length Only
$20.00 per Month Height and/or width
$30.00 per Month Height and/or width plus length
Reference: RCW 46.44.090, 46.44.092, 46.44.0941
WAC 468.38.050, 468.38.070

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Fixed Load 3 or 4 Axle - Monthly

This permit is an overweight permit for a vehicle with a weight that does not change such as cranes, cement pumping trucks and well drilling trucks.  Fixed loads with 3 axles may be permitted up to 65,000 lbs. and fixed loads with 4 axles may be permitted up to 86,000 lbs. with appropriate wheelbases and tire sizes. An axle spacing report is required to issue a fixed load permit. 

The legal capacity is what the unit is licensed for on the registration.  Axle spacing report from Commercial Vehicle Services is required. Dimensions may be added to the permit without additional fees being charged. 

CHECK THE ROAD AND BRIDGE RESTRICTIONS PRIOR TO MOVEMENT.

Fees:  $70.00 per Month             Three Axle
            $90.00 per Month             Four Axle

Reference: 
WAC 468-38-075
                 RCW 46.44.0941; 46.44.080

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Oversize/Overweight – Tractor Trailer – Single Trip

This permit is an overweight permit for a vehicle with an oversize and or overweight non-divisible load. An axle spacing report is required to issue this permit. This is limited to Tractor/Semi trailer combinations. (Jeeps and boosters are considered part of the semi trailer).

Limitations:

• Height 16 ft.
• Width 16 ft.
• Trailer/load length 125 ft.
• Weight 200,000 lbs.

The fees are the same as an oversize/overweight load issued by a WSDOT office or agent.

• Dimension only loads $10.00 per trip, up to 3 days
Dimension and weight Fee Schedule below (fee for dimension not change)

Overweight Fee Schedule

 Weight Over Total  Registered and Weight   Fee Per Mile
on State Highways
1-9,999   .07
10,000-14,999   .14
15,000-19,999   .21
20,000-24,999   .28
25,000-29,999   .35        
30,000-34,999 .49
35,000-39,999 .63
40,000-44,999 .79
45,000-49,999 .93
50,000-54,999 1.14
55,000-59,999 1.35
60,000-64,999 1.56
65,000-69,999 1.77
70,000-74,999 2.12
75,000-79,999 2.47
80,000-84,999 2.82
85,000-89,999 3.17
90,000-94,999 3.52
95,000-99,000 3.87


* The fee for weights in excess of 100,000 pounds is $4.25 plus $0.50 for each 5,000 pounds increment or portion thereof exceeding 100,000 pounds.
Minimum fee is $14.00

Over axle - Mileage is necessary to compute fees. Indicate on permit if only overaxle weight.
Fees: Fees are computed for overaxle permits by using the Overweight Fee Schedule

Reference: RCW 46.44.030, 46.44.034