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Title: Oversized, Overweight Vehicles: Single Trip Permit, Job Permit, and Annual Permit
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
Subject: Commercial Vehicles
Oversized Vehicles
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:15:48 PM
Modification Date: 6/24/2022 4:54:00 PM
Agency Name: Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) provides a balanced transportation system. Responsible areas include aeronautics, highways, motor carriers, ports, public transit, railroads and pipelines.
Agency Phone: 800-657-3774
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of
395 John Ireland Blvd.

St. Paul
MN 55155-1899

Unit Name: Oversize/Overweight Permits
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-296-6000
Unit Fax: 651-215-9677
Contact person(s):
Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

An oversize and/or overweight permit is needed when:

  • An overall loaded width exceeds 8'6"
  • An overall loaded height exceeds 13'6"
  • An overall loaded length exceeds 75'0" on combination vehicles
  • An overall loaded length exceeds 45'0" on single vehicles
  • When the overall GVW exceeds 80,000 lbs

Review: Oversize/Overweight Permits

Obtain a permit in any of three ways:


Axle weights



Vertical clearance



Road construction materials permits

How to increase registered weight

Please note that obtaining an Oversize/Overweight Permit does not increase your vehicle’s registered weight.

To get a temporary weight increase permit, please visit Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services
Temporary Registration Weight Increase Permits.

Statutes: 169.80

Period of Issuance:
Length of Determination:
Other Info:
Activity: Motor Carriers
Roads and Highways
Oversized Vehicles
Motor Vehicle
Overweight Vehicles
License Detail URL:

Oversize / Overweight Permits

Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) Online

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Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)


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