Holiday Hours & Movement Restrictions

Normal hours of operation for the Motor Carrier Division Austin Permit Office are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. NOTE: The toll-free phone line shuts down 30 minutes prior to the end of office hours each day. Offices are closed on the following holidays:

Office Closed Holiday Day of Week
12/24/19 Christmas Eve Day Tuesday
12/25/19 Christmas Day Wednesday
12/26/19 Day after Christmas Day Thursday
1/1/20 New Year's Day Wednesday
1/20/20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday
2/17/20 Presidents' Day Monday
5/25/20 Memorial Day Monday
9/7/20 Labor Day Monday
11/11/20 Veterans Day Wednesday
11/26/20 Thanksgiving Day Thursday
11/27/20 Day after Thanksgiving Day Friday
12/24/20 Christmas Eve Day Thursday
12/25/20 Christmas Day Friday

NOTE: Permits that require coordination with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) may be delayed when that agency is closed during a holiday that the TxDMV Oversize/Overweight Permits office is open.

The movement of super heavy loads is suspended during select holidays unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.

No Movement Resume Movement Holiday
12/25/19 12/26/19 Christmas Day
1/1/20 1/2/20 New Year's Day
5/25/20 5/26/20 Memorial Day
7/4/20 7/5/20 Independence Day
9/7/20 9/8/20 Labor Day
11/26/20 11/27/20 Thanksgiving Day
12/25/20 12/26/20 Christmas Day

The movement of loads exceeding 14-feet wide, 16-feet high or 110-feet long and all manufactured housing is suspended during select holidays unless an exception is granted by TxDMV.

No Movement allowed Holiday
12/25/19 Christmas Day
1/1/20 New Year's Day
5/25/20 Memorial Day
7/4/20 Independence Day
9/7/20 Labor Day
11/26/20 Thanksgiving Day
12/25/20 Christmas Day