Single Trip & Annual

Oversize Overweight Permits

Steps To Obtain Single Trip Permit

Option 1
Contact an Authorized Permit Agency.
They will collect all the necessary information and this is the FASTEST way to obtain a single trip permit.Agencies Contact
Option 2
Overweight & Over-dimensional Permit Office.

Submit the completed Single Trip Permit form to the TDOT Permit Office. All single trip permits processed through the TDOT Permit Office may take three (3) to ten (10) business days, depending on the complexity of the load and/or route. All applications submitted must be 100% complete or they will be denied and resent to applicant until a completed single trip form is provided. Certificate of Liability Insurance that names TDOT as a certificate holder must also be provided at the time of submission for a Single Trip Permit. Processing time will begin once ALL documentation is received.
 
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  • Obtain the Single Trip Permit Request Form
  • - Online: Single Trip Tow Truck
  • -Email: TDOT.PermitOffice@tn.gov
  • -Phone: (615) 741-3821
  • -Mail: TDOT OS/OW Permit Office, 505 Deaderick St. Suite 800, Nashville, TN 37243
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  • Complete the Single Trip Permit Form in its entirety and attach any necessary documentation. *NOTE*: If the load is over fifteen (15) feet in height, it will require a route survey. If the load is over sixteen (16) feet wide, it will require a letter of necessity/shippers letter.
  • Submit the completed Single Trip Permit form via email or mail, along with any necessary documentation and payment.
  • -Check made payable to TDOT and sent in by mail.
  • -Credit Card: VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS by email/mail with form.  *(4% processing charge for all credit cards)*
  • *Pricing is determined by providing accurate truck-specific information. See Rule 1680-7-1-.24 Fees in the Overweight and Over-dimensional Movements on Tennessee Highways Guidelines for more detailed information regarding pricing.*
  • TDOT OS/OW Permit Office will process the Single Trip Permit in the order in which it was received once all the required documentation has been provided. Processing may take three (3) to ten (10) business days.
  • Customer may obtain the Single Trip Permit documentation via regular mail, FedEx, e-mail, or by picking it up at TDOT Headquarters. James K Polk Building Central Services, Oversize/Overweight Office 505 Deaderick St. Suite 800 Nashville, TN 37243.

 

Single Trip Request Forms

 

Single Trip
OS/OW Single Trip Permit Form
Tow Truck
OS/OW Tow Truck Permit Form

Steps To Obtain Annual Permit

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  • Determine the type of Annual Permit needed by size requirements and commodities being transported.
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  • Pick which weight class would best fit your needs:
  • 100K : $750.00
  • 120K : $1,500.00
  • 140K : $2,250.00
  • 155K : $3,000.00
  • 165K : $3,500.00
  • 120k Fixed Load : $2,250.00
  • 150k Fixed Load : $3,000.00
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  • If you need dimensions as well as weight, select which dimensions best fit your needs:
  • Height 13’10” : $100.00
  • Width 13’6” : $100.00  
  • Length 90’ : $100.00
  • Type

    Total Length

    Width

    Height

    Gross Weight

    Price

    14ft Mobile Home 120' 14' 14'2" n/a $1000.00
    16ft Mobile Home 120' 16' 14'2" n/a $2000.00
    Roof Trusses 85' 14' 13'10" n/a $500.00
    Ocean Going Container n/a n/a n/a 90,000 lbs $750.00
    Commercial Boat 85' 14' 13'10" n/a $500.00
    Overdimensional 90' 13'6" 13'10" 80,000 lbs $100.00/dimension
  •    Obtain the Annual Permit Request Form that corresponds with the type of Annual Permit needed.

    Online: Found Below
  • E-mail: TDOT.PermitOffice@tn.gov Phone: (615) 741-3821
  • Mail: TDOT OS/OW Permit Office, 505 Deaderick Street, Suite 800, Nashville, TN 37243
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  •  Complete the Annual Permit Request Form in its entirety.
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  •  Submit the completed Annual Permit Request Form via e-mail or mail with payment.
  • Check made payable to TDOT
  • Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express *
  • *(4% processing charge on all credit cards).*
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  • TDOT OS/OW Permit Office will process the Annual Permit request.
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  •  Customer may obtain the Annual Permit documentation via regular mail, FedEx, or pick up at TDOT Headquarters, James K. Polk Building, Central Services, Oversize Overweight Office 505 Deaderick Street, Suite 800, Nashville, TN.

Annual Overweight Permit Requests

100k
Permit Request Form
120k
Permit Request Form
140k
Permit Request Form
155k
Permit Request Form
165k
Permit Request Form
Fixed Load 120k
Permit Request Form
Fixed Load 150k
Permit Request Form

Specialty Permits

Dimensional Only
Permit Request Form
Mobile Home
Permit Request Form
Commercial Boat
Permit Request Form
Ocean Going Container
Permit Request Form
Roof Trusses
Permit Request Form
Tow Truck
Permit Request Form

Permit Amendments

Amendment Requests Within the First 8 Hours

Changes to the following information would NOT require staff review within the first 8 hours after a permit has been issued. Amendment requests of this type will be auto-approved.

  • Start Date
  • Vehicle/ Equipment Information

Changes to the following information WOULD require staff review within the first 8 hours after a permit has been issued. Amendment requests of this type would follow the standard permit workflow.

  • Width
  • Height
  • Length
  • Weight
  • Number of Axles
  • Axle Spacings
  • Axle Weights
  • Origin
  • Destination
  • Route

 

 

Best Practice for Accuracy
Once a permit has been created, but before final submission, double check the following information.

  • Company Name
  • Origin
    • If origin is in Tennessee, a street address must be provided.
  • Destination
    • If destination is in Tennessee, a street address must be provided.
  • Route (must include all secondary roads)