Overweight & Oversize Load Permits

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Who Needs an Oversize Load Permit?

If a commercial vehicle is oversize or overweight, a temporary oversize load permit (also known as a truck permit) is needed for it to legally travel.  

In most cases a load is considered an oversize load and requires a state or county oversize load permit when:

  • The load’s height exceeds 13’6″
  • The load’s width exceeds 8’6″
  • The load’s length exceeds 48′
  • The load’s weight exceeds 80,000 pounds

Serving the US & Canada

WCS Permits provides oversize and overweight load permits to clients across various industries, including aerospace, military, crane, construction, general freight, modular homes, green energy and public utilities. Our experienced transportation agents understand the size, height and weight requirements for all 50 U.S. states and Canadian provinces, as well as local jurisdictions, so oversize load permits can be obtained as quickly as possible.

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Over 60 Transportation Consultants

WCS employs over 60 experienced oversize load and superload transportation consultants ready to answer all of your oversize load permit questions and ensure a timely oversize load permit approval process. We have bi-lingual agents available on staff in our Los Angeles, CA office. Three of our five offices are open Saturdays, and we have emergency on-call service available. 

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Quick Turnaround & Online Ordering

Our online oversize load permit portal allows for quick online ordering and viewing of current permits and permit history. Check the status of any oversize load permit via our web permit portal – all you need is an order number and truck number. Or download our Permit Portal app to also receive instant text message notifications when an oversize load permit becomes available. Although we support and pride ourselves in being a technology leader, our agents are always available and ready to talk about your next move or project. In using both technology and communication, we strive to handle all of your permit needs as quickly as possible.