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 or email if provided
  • 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
 4822 Madison Yards Way, 3rd Floor South
 Madison, WI 53705

Public counter (no service fee)

  • Located at Hill Farms State Office Building 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, Wi 53705
  • Parking is available in the ramp located at 4846 Sheboygan Ave. Hill Farms State Office building is located behind the ramp.
  • Appointments are required for all in-person Oversize Permit services and will only be scheduled between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Visitors coming to the Oversize Permit office will need to have their names listed on the appointment notification at the front desk and a photo I.D. will be required for each visit.
  • 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

If you have questions:

Oversize-Overweight Permits

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Highway Maintenance
P.O. Box 7980
Madison WI 53707-7980

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