Provincial Permit Centre

What's New

Phone Service Improvements

Estimated wait time provided; option to request a callback from next available permit clerk or at a specific time; call volumes monitored, so that additional permit clerks may be assigned.


Email requests for a permit, information requests or other requests. (Replaces fax service).

The Provincial Permit Centre serves the commercial vehicle industry, seeking permit information or the following:

  • non-resident commercial vehicle permits
  • term oversize and overweight permits
  • single trip oversize and overweight permits
  • motor fuel tax permits
  • highway crossing permits
  • extra-provincial temporary operating permits

Toll-Free: 1-800-559-9688, (phone tree)
Available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time); 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) during daylight savings time; seven days a week (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)



Commercial Vehicle Permits Online are available to registered and approved users applying for a:

  • Single Trip, Overweight permit
  • Single Trip, Overweight/Oversize permit
  • Single Trip, Oversize permit
  • Term Oversize permit
  • Single Trip, Non-Resident permit for a vehicle that has an actual gross vehicle weight between 5,000 kgs and 63,500 kgs (specific categories)
  • Motive Fuel User permit (based on total distance travelled in BC) for a vehicle whose actual gross vehicle weight is between 11,800 kgs and 63,500 kgs

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