Apply for a permit

You have several options for obtaining an oversize/overweight permit:

Contact a commercial permit service

See List of permit services doing business with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Note: Permit services may charge a fee, which is in addition to state permit charges.


  • Applications can be found on our forms page
  • Fill out proper application
  • There is a minimum 10-day turnaround time for mailed applications
  • Permit will be returned by mail
  • Mail in your completed application and fees to:

 Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation Permit Unit
 P.O. Box 7980
 Madison WI 53707-7980

 Overnight mail must be directed to:

 WI Dept. of Transportation Permit Unit
 4802 Sheboygan Ave., Rm. 151
 Madison, WI 53705

Public counter (no service fee)

  • You may obtain a permit by coming in to our permit counter in Madison. Counter hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Be sure to bring a completed application, or all the information required to complete an application
  • Payment required with application
  • Applications can be found on our forms page

We are located in room 151 just off the main lobby in the Hill Farms State Transportation Building, 4802 Sheboygan Ave., Madison WI.

If you have questions:

Oversize-Overweight Permits

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Motor Carrier Services
P.O. Box 7980
Madison WI 53707-7980

Phone (608) 266-7320
Fax (608) 264-7751