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Annual Length Permit

annual-length-permitTxDMV issues an annual length permit for the transport of loads exceeding Texas legal length limits. This permit is an annual permit that expires one year from the effective date.

To qualify for this permit, vehicles and loads must be:

  • No greater than 8’6” wide, 14’ high, 110’ long for vehicles and loads on a trailer, or
  • No longer than 75’ long for single vehicles moving empty or hauling a load.

Note: This permit adds an annual option to the existing 30-, 60-, and 90-day length permit.

Texas Size and Weight Limits

How to apply

txprosApply online
through TxPROS

 

You may also:

  • Download and submit Form 302a Application for Time Permits by fax to (512) 465-4248 or by mail to the address listed on the application form, or
  • Call (800) 299-1700

Payment information must be provided with the permit application.

TxPROS Information and Tutorials

302a Application/Renewal for Specific Time Permits

Operating Authority
Requirements

You must comply with TxDMV Motor Carrier Registration (MCR) or Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) before a permit can be issued. If not required to have TxDMV MCR or UCR, you must have a permit bond in the amount of $10,000 on file with TxDMV.

TxDMV Number

Unified Carrier Registration

Permit Surety Bonds

Fees & Payment
Information

The annual permit fee is $960. Fees are payable by:

  • MasterCard, VISA, Discover or American Express (a service charge of 25 cents plus 2.25 percent will be added.)
  • Funds deposited in a pre-established escrow account
  • Permit Account Card (PAC) or FirstPay Account established through Frost Bank San Antonio
  • Personal check, business check, cashier's check or money order, payable to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Cash (MUST be delivered to a TxDMV Regional Service Center)

A permit fee will not be refunded after the permit number has been issued unless such refund is necessary to correct an error made by the Motor Carrier Division.

Escrow Accounts

Additional
Requirements

You are responsible for routing and obtaining current restrictions and information concerning hazardous weather-related road conditions prior to movement. Active time permit holders may use TxPROS to generate free routes for loads moving under their time permit.

TxPROS Information and Tutorials

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