Motor Carrier Services

Commercial Permits

Permit Applicants Please Note:  TITLE 17. TRANSPORTATION, CHAPTER 6. OVERDIMENSIONAL PERMITS, has been amended and will go into effect on September 7, 2013.

If you have any questions regarding the rule changes, please contact the permit issuing office or Port of Entry. To reach the Central Permits Office, call 602.712.8851 and the Class C Permits Office at 602.712.8176.  

Single-Trip Permits

For lawful travel to a destination within or through the state, foreign-based interstate carriers entering Arizona are required to provide evidence of a valid Arizona registration or International Registration Plan (IRP) credential and fuel tax license.

Carriers not possessing the proper credentials must purchase the appropriate permits required for travel in this state. These permits, which are listed below, expire after 96 hours (i.e., four days) or upon exiting the state, whichever occurs first.

A registration permit is issued to a commercial vehicle or vehicle combination that has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 6,000 pounds or greater. The permit fee is based on number of vehicle axles and miles traveled in the state.
 

Axles
Mile Increments
1
to
50
51
to
100
101
to
150
151
to
200
201
to
250
251
to
300
301
to
350
351
to
400
401
to
450
1 or 2

$2

$4

$6

$8

$10

$12

$14

$16

$18

3

$3

$6

$9

$12

$15

$18

$21

$24

$27

4

$4

$8

$12

$16

$20

$24

$28

$32

$36

5

$5

$10

$15

$20

$25

$30

$35

$40

$45

6

$6

$12

$18

$24

$30

$36

$42

$48

$54

Over 6

$7

$14

$21

$28

$35

$42

$49

$56

$63

A motor carrier permit is issued to a commercial vehicle or vehicle combination that has a GVWR of 12,000 pounds or greater, is subject to Arizona registration and has been issued a valid registration permit. The permit fee is based on travel within the state.

  • 0-50 miles: $12
  • Over 50 miles: $48

A use fuel permit is issued to a use fuel (diesel) powered motor vehicle that is a road tractor, truck tractor, truck or passenger-carrying vehicle with a GVWR greater than 26,000 pounds and more than two axles. The permit fee is based on travel within the state.

  • 0-50 miles: $16
  • Over 50 miles: $65

Permits can be purchased by one of these methods:

For more information, please see our Permits FAQ.