Keller-Permits® Temporary Permit Services

Fast, easy trip, fuel, and overweight and oversize permits! Read more.

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Get the temporary permits you need, when you need them to keep you compliant with regulations.

Keller-Permits® offers a fast, easy alternative to obtaining truck permits on your own. With state-direct relationships and a team of specialists available 24/7/365, J. J. Keller helps you save time, optimize your freight by getting the most out of your drivers and vehicles, and gain peace of mind by leaving the compliance burden to us. Order now!

A temporary trip permit is needed when traveling to a state in which the vehicle is not registered under the International Registration Plan (IRP).

If ordering during business hours (5:00 am – 11:00 pm CST), trip permits are typically issued in 1 hour and are sent to you by email or fax.

When traveling to a state in which a vehicle does not hold an International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) decal and license, a temporary fuel permit is needed.

If ordering during business hours (5:00 am – 11:00 pm CST), trip permits are typically issued in 1 hour and are sent to you by email or fax.

If a vehicle is oversize or overweight, a temporary permit is needed. This authorizes movement per vehicle configurations and weight. There are many determining factors when reviewing oversize/overweight requirements. In most cases, if the load is divisible, you do not qualify for an oversize or overweight permit. The bullets below are general guidelines.

A permit may be required if:

  • Overall height exceeds 13'6"
  • Overall width exceeds 8'6"
  • Trailer length exceeds 48'
  • Overall weight exceeds 80,000 pounds

There are many determining factors when reviewing oversize/overweight permitting requirements. The above bullets are general guidelines. Please call us for more information at 800-231-5266.

If ordering during business hours (5:00 am – 11:00 pm CST), over-dimensional permits are typically issued in 3 hours and are sent to you by email or fax.

  • One call to a specialist to order
  • Specialist audits your route
  • We track the changing state requirements and fees daily
  • The ordering process is managed efficiently from start to finish, with no annual fee
  • Ordering is easy – provide your equipment and load information and our representative handles the rest
  • Confusion of multi-state permits is eliminated
  • Your vehicle and trip information is saved to reduce time in placing repeat orders
  • Live phone help is available 24/7/365

If you have additional questions, please call 800-231-5266.

  1. When Are Permits Required?
    • International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)
      Applies to all vehicles with:
      • 2 axles weighing over 26,000 pounds or
      • Vehicles with 3 or more axles regardless of weight, traveling in two or more states.
      Note: When traveling to a state in which a vehicle does not hold an IFTA decal and license, a temporary fuel permit is needed.
     
    • International Registration Plan (IRP)
      Applies to all vehicles with:
      • 2 axles weighing over 26,000 pounds or
      • Vehicles with 3 or more axles regardless of weight, traveling in two or more states.
      Note: When traveling to a state in which a vehicle is not registered under IRP, a temporary trip permit is needed.
     
    • Mileage Permit
      When operating in KY, NM, NY, and OR, a vehicle may require a mileage permit in addition to fuel and trip permits.

  2. How quickly can I get my permits?
    Our average turnaround time for fuel or trip permits is one hour. For oversize and overweight permits, the average turnaround time is approximately three to four hours. All oversize/overweight applications must be reviewed by the applicable state, which may cause some delays.

  3. What are state provisional sheets?
    When referencing oversize and overweight permitting, state provisional sheets are general state rules regarding transportation of an oversize or overweight load. Certain states require you to attach provisional sheets to your permit. Below are the states that require provisional sheets to be attached. Click on the state and print your provisional sheets as needed.

    Note: you may also have restrictions outlined on your oversize/overweight permit which must be followed. Be sure to read those carefully.

  4. How can I request permits?
    We provide you with a variety of options for placing your request.
    • Call 800-231-5266 – Specialists are available 24/7 to assist you.
    • Internet – Online requests are processed during regular business hours (M – F, 5:00 am – 11:00 pm CST)
    • Email – trippermits@jjkeller.com
    • Fax – 866-440-6358

Here's what customers like you are saying…

“Fast turnaround, knowledgeable staff, they really know how to get things done quickly. It has allowed us to move certain loads, namely oversize/overweight that we would otherwise not have even attempted due to the operational difficulties of securing permits for several states.”

– Sergio, Operations Manager for Tili Logistics Corp.

“Excellent customer service, efficient handling of permits, easily accessible on-line ordering…. It makes my job easier in obtaining permits for oversize/overweight transportation in other states.”

– Theresa, Office Manager for White Line Construction, LLC

“Easy to reach, fast service, competitive pricing … J. J. Keller has kept me out of regulatory issues and keeps our organization compliant with DOT and FMCSA requirements.”

– Robert, President of ARC Logistics of Utah, LLC

“When we needed permits, J. J. Keller supplied them quickly and easily. They are easy to receive and forward electronically. When we get stopped for a check, the permits are correct and clear.”

– Tom, Engineer for Roberts Communications Network

“The permit people took care of everything and I received them within an hour, they even alerted me when it was time to receive the HUT permit in New York (which was very helpful). All in all, your team was extremely polite and helpful. They cut my time and I feel confident it was done correctly.”

– Kim, Office Manager for Icon Presentations, Inc.

“I can call J. J. Keller while I’m on the road and they’re always friendly and very helpful. I get my permits emailed to me immediately and can commit to on-time deliveries to our customers.”

– Linda, Owner of Hot Shot Bux

“The customer service I receive from the J. J. Keller trip permits team is fantastic. Everyone is very personable. They take our needs into consideration and provide a timely response.”

– Michelle, Northstar Transport, LLC
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