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FUEL PERMITS 

If your vehicle doesn’t have an IFTA decal and license for the states or Canadian provinces it’ll be travelling in, you’ll likely need a fuel permit for that vehicle. 

You need a fuel permit if your vehicle is traveling out of state and any of these apply:

  • Your vehicle is not registered under IFTA
  • Your power unit has 3 or more axles
  • Your power unit has 2 axles and a gross vehicle or registered weight over 26,000 lbs.
  • Your tow vehicle and trailer have a combined gross vehicle or registered weight over 26,000 lbs.

Frequently Asked Questions 

The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) covers 48 U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Essentially, when your vehicle is IFTA-registered, you record the distance traveled in each state or province and pay the appropriate fuel taxes.

You’ll need:

  • US DOT and federal ID numbers
  • Legal company name and DBA (if applicable)
  • Billing address (if different)
  • Combined gross registered weight
  • License plate expiration date
  • Caller name and phone number
  • Fax or email to send permit to
  • Unit number
  • Year and make of vehicle
  • Complete VIN
  • License number and licensed state
  • Unit type (tractor, straight truck, etc.)
  • States you are ordering permit for
  • Date permit needs to be effective

Note that some states may ask for additional information.

Very fast! Our turnaround time is typically 1 -2 hours.

You need a fuel permit if your vehicle is traveling out of state and any of these apply:

  • Your vehicle is not registered under IFTA
  • Your power unit has 3 or more axles
  • Your power unit has 2 axles and a gross vehicle or registered weight over 26,000 lbs.
  • Your tow vehicle and trailer have a combined gross vehicle or registered weight over 26,000 lbs.

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