TEMPORARY TRIP PERMIT

If one of your vehicles is traveling interstate and isn’t registered under the International Registration Plan (IRP), you’ll need to order a temporary trip permit. 

A trip permit is needed if your vehicle is traveling out of state and any of these apply:

  • Your vehicle isn’t registered under IRP
  • Your vehicle has 3 or more axles
  • Your vehicle has 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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How to Use the Map

  • Click on the state, the link will bring you to our online ordering page.
  • ATTENTION: Hold times for trip permit orders by phone are currently higher than usual. For faster service, try our easy-to-use online ordering portal! Thank you!
  • If you would like to order by phone, please call 800-231-5266
 

Frequently Asked Questions

The International Registration Plan (IRP) is an agreement among the United States, District of Columbia and provinces of Canada that recognizes the registration of commercial motor vehicles registered by other jurisdictions. This allows a qualifying commercial vehicle to travel through several jurisdictions with one license plate.

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.

Yes. If you require a trip and fuel permit we will apply for a combo permit when available.

A trip permit is needed if your vehicle is traveling out of state and any of these apply:

  • Your vehicle isn’t registered under IRP
  • Your vehicle has 3 or more axles
  • Your vehicle has 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.

A trip permit grants temporary registration of a commercial or private carrier in a state or province where the carrier is not apportioned (state or province not listed with weight on cab card).   If travel is required to a state and a vehicle does not have IFTA and IRP credentials, trip and fuel permits are required. Trip permits are valid for a defined period of time or for a single trip.

Absolutely!  With our user-friendly temporary permit online ordering, you can quickly and easily get exactly the permit you need. If you need further assistance, contact one of our permit specialists at 866-873-6594!

 

Your vehicle is eligible for a temporary fuel permit if:

  • It is not an IFTA-registered vehicle
  • The power unit has 3 or more axles
  • The power unit has 2 axles, and vehicle has gross or registered weight of 26,000+ lbs
  • The power unit and trailer have a combined gross or registered weight of 26,000+ lbs

Your vehicle is eligible for a temporary trip permit if:

  • It is not an IRP-registered vehicle
  • The power unit has 3 or more axles
  • The power unit has registered or gross weight of 26,000+ lbs
  • The power unit and trailer have a combined gross or registered weight of 26,000+ lbs

Your vehicle is eligible for permanent IFTA/IRP credentials if:

  • The vehicle has 2 axles and exceed 26,000 lbs
  • The power unit has 3 or more axles
  • The power unit and trailer have a combined weight of 26,000+ lbs

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