Custom Permits
1801 O Brien Rd
ColumbusOH 43228
FAQs
Custom Permits |1801 O Brien RdColumbusOH43228 | (614) 351-1740

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the most common truck permits?

 

Fuel Permits
Required under International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)

Required for trucks with either:

  • Two axles weighing over 26,000 pounds
  • Three or more axles, regardless of weight, traveling in two or more states.
 

If your truck fits one of the above qualifications and is not registered under the IFTA, then you must have a temporary fuel permit.

Trip Permits
Required under International Registration Plan (IRP)

Required for trucks with either:

  • Two axles weighing over 26,000 pounds
  • Three or more axles, regardless of weight, traveling in two or more states.
 

If your truck fits one of the above qualifications and is not registered under the IRP, then you must have a temporary trip permit.

Mileage Permits
Required by state laws

Required for trucks with either:

  • Two axles weighing over 26,000 pounds
  • Three or more axles, regardless of weight, traveling in two or more states.
 

If your truck fits one of the above qualifications and is traveling in KY, NM, NY, or OR, you must have a mileage permit.

California regulations: All commercial vehicles, regardless of weight or axles, must have a California trip permit before entering the state.

Nevada regulations: All commercial vehicles with a combined gross weight rating of 10,001 lbs. or more must have a temporary trip permit before entering the state.

Oversize/Overweight Permits
Required by state laws

Required for trucks with:

  • An overall height exceeding 13'6"
  • An overall width exceeding 8'6"
  • A trailer length exceeding 48'
  • An overall weight exceeding 80,000 pounds
 

These are general guidelines and may not apply to your situation. Oversize/overweight permits are tricky, and many factors can affect the permit process. Please ask us about your situation before ordering a permit.

How can I order temporary permits?

 

Call us at (614) 351-1740. During normal business hours, we ensure you will not have to wait.

Use the EasyPermits app. If you have used this before or need immediate service, then this is the fastest way to get a permit.

Email us at permits@custompermits.com

How quickly can I get my permits?

 

Fuel Permits and Trip Permits: One hour or less

Oversize/Overweight Permits: Three to four hours. All oversize/overweight applications need to be reviewed by the state they apply to, which may cause delays.

Superload Permits: Time varies. We must discuss factors like a police escort, route/bridges, and more. Call us for the fastest assistance possible.

Florida truck permits are available 24/7.

How much does getting a permit cost?

 

The cost of a permit varies from state to state and depends on what permits you need. We offer competitive rates across the industry.

Why should I order truck permits from Custom Permits instead of getting my own?

 
  1. With over 180+ permits available, there are hundreds of rules to memorize, and new regulations are added every day. Our staff can stay up to date for you, so you don’t have to waste time.
  2. Custom Permits is part of a massive permitting network that stretches across the nation. Our resources make it easy to get you the permits you need when you need them.
  3. We’re also a safety net for you. If you make a mistake when issuing permits, someone could lose their CDL license. But we guarantee results for you.

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