- Reference MaterialWest Virginia Permit Information
State Code Relating to Size, Weight, and Load
Traffic and Safety Laws
OS/OW Blanket Letter for Incorrect Axle Weights
Selected Routes for OS and OS/OW Blanket permits
Selected Routes for Seagoing Blanket permits
High Travel Days for OS, OS/OW and Mobile Home Blanket permits
Welcome to West Virginia's official online hauling permit system. This site issues permits for oversize and overweight vehicles along state owned routes. This includes Interstate, Turnpike, US, WV, and County routes. Permits for local or city routes should be obtained from those respective agencies.
Please note: We are aware of issues when attempting to pay for permits using credit cards, this issue seems exclusive to individuals using Internet Explorer. Please refrain from using Internet Explorer when paying for the permit with a credit card, however you can use Internet Explorer for all other steps of the process.
Attention: Before applying for any permits, please view the restriction information located at the following links: http://wv511.org Select LIST VIEWS, then PLANNED EVENTS for information on interstate and US routes. For specific WVDOH district information go to http://transportation.wv.gov/highways/districts/Pages/default.aspx Then select corresponding district, then choose district work zones.
Single trip Oversize/Overweight/Superload permits are not to be used for Mobile Homes
Overweight annual permits can only be utilized by combination vehicles with five (5) or more axles, single unit vehicles can only utilize an oversize annual permit.
Electronic as well as paper copies of hauling permits are now valid for travel in West Virginia.
*** Permitted travel time policies have changed. Please see 'West Virginia Permit Information', under 'Reference Material', for details.***
For instructions on How to Register, Login and Order Permits, go to https://wv.gotpermits.com/wvpass/golivefaqs.pdf
2021 Holiday Travel Restrictions
An oversize/overweight permit shall not be valid for the operation of a vehicle on the following 2021 holidays:
Memorial Day: Saturday, May 29, 2021 through Monday, May 31, 2021
Independence Day: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Labor Day: Saturday, September 4, 2021 through Monday, September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Christmas Day: Saturday, December 25, 2021
New Years Day: Saturday, January 1, 2022
An oversize permit shall not be valid during the nighttime hours of sunset to sunrise.
2021 Office Closed Dates
The WV permit office will be closed on the following dates. Permits may still be applied for and even system issued during these times; however, any office processing required will be delayed.
Martin Luther King Day - January 18, 2021
Presidents' Day - February 15, 2021
Memorial Day - May 31, 2021
Juneteenth (Observed) - June 18, 2021
West Virginia Day (Observed) - June 21, 2021
Independence Day (Observed) - July 5, 2021
Labor Day - September 6, 2021
Columbus Day - October 11, 2021
Veterans Day - November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day - November 25 and 26, 2021
Christmas Day - December 24, 2021
New Years Day - December 31, 2021
For any questions, please see the FAQs.