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Hurricane Harvey Relief Information

Hurricane Harvey Relief Information


Oversize/Overweight Permit Mailing Process and TxPROS Changes

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the TxDMV is moving to a centralized mail process for our annual permits. For more information click the link below.

Oversize/Overweight Permit Mailing Process and TxPROS Changes


Launch of the Electronic Licensing, Insurance and Credentialing (eLINC) System

TxDMV will launch the electronic Licensing, Insurance and Credentialing (eLINC) on Dec. 10, 2017, to offer online self-service to carriers applying for Operating Authority in Texas. For more information click the link below.

TxDMV to Launch Electronic Licensing, Insurance and Credentialing (eLINC) System


Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a declaration of disaster temporarily suspending size and weight restrictions and oversize/overweight permitting requirements for vehicles and loads associated with activities needed to respond to Hurricane Harvey. Please see the Notice below.

OS/OW Permit Requirements Suspended for Storm Emergency


IH10 05Motor carriers operating intrastate commercial motor vehicles on a road or highway in Texas must get a TxDMV number.



TxDMV offers multiple customer-focused registration programs to suit your business needs. Whether you have one truck or thousands moving across Texas, we have a program for you.


iStock 000016412671SmallThe federal Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement requires individuals and companies that operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate or international commerce to register their business with TxDMV and pay an annual fee based on the size of their fleet. 


Trucks OS bumper banner truck shutterstock 9004330You must obtain an oversize/overweight permit from TxDMV if your vehicle and/or load exceeds Texas legal size and weight limits.


iStock 000010295867SmallThe NAFTA annual permit is legal Texas registration for foreign commercial motor vehicles, trailers, or semitrailers that are not authorized to travel on Texas highways either due to lack of registration or because the country or state where the vehicle is registered does not have a reciprocal agreement with the State of Texas.

& Training

MS Signs Go MP900433095TxDMV offers a variety of training options to help Motor Carriers, shippers, brokers and freight forwarders get up to speed to conduct business in Texas.

Training includes:

                • Commercial Fleet Accounts Management
                • TxIRP Compliance Training
                • TxPROS Functionality



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