North Dakota

Do You Need a North Dakota Trucking Permit?

DOT Office

600 E Boulevard Ave
Dept 504
Bismarck, ND 58505

Permit Office




External Website

Permit Validity

3 Travel Days

Transportation Restrictions

Travel restricted for transports over 16’ wide on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.  When a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is restricted.  When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is restricted.  Travel restrictions always start at noon the day before the holiday.

Travel restricted during inclement weather, when visibility is poor, or when highways are slippery.

Operating Time

Half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset. Continuous movement allowed if under 10’ wide.

Weekend Travel

Travel restricted from 12:00 PM Saturday and all day Sunday if over 16’ wide.

Holiday Travel

Date Status Restrictions
3/30 CLOSED Travel allowed with a valid permit.

Transportation Requirements


Anything over Routine Issue dimensions require special approval from the DOT.

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for all oversize transports.


12” red or orange flags required at the front and rear of any overdimensional transport.


Blades or buckets are to be so loaded or reduced to the least possible dimension and or weight
prior to application for an over dimension and or overweight permit.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 21,600 lbs. (2 Tires) | 24,000 lbs. (4 Tires)
Tandem Group 43,200 lbs. (4 Tires) | 45,000 lbs. (8 Tires)
Tridem Group 60,000 lbs.
Quad Group 68,000 lbs.
Gross Weight 150,000 lbs.
Width 18'
Height 15'6"
Length 120'

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 14'6" 1 Front On 2-Lane Highways
Width Over 16’ 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways | 1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways
Width Over 18’ 2 (Front & Rear) & Police On 2-Lane Highways | 1 Rear & Police On 4-Lane Highways
Height Over 18' 1 Front W/ Height Pole
Length Over 120’ 1 Front on 2-Lane Highways | 1 Rear on 4-Lane Highways

We are committed to providing expert-level guidance to truckers, transport agencies, and those seeking to secure their permits. It is our mission to keep you both safe and legal as you haul your loads. We pride ourselves on being fast and affordable. Let us support your fleet and learn what it means to work with America's most liked permit agency.

Donald Beeman, President Donald Beeman, President

Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

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Call (888) 963-0830

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST