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Annual Rig-Up Truck Permits

rig-up-truckTxDMV issues an annual permit for the movement of rig-up trucks on state-maintained roads. This permit is an annual permit that expires one year from the effective date.


Units operating under this permit may not exceed:

  • Height – Legal
  • Length - Legal
  • Weight – 25,000 pounds or 850 pounds per inch of tire width on the steer axle(s), whichever is less. All other axles must be legal weight. 

Texas Size and Weight Limits

How to Apply

txprosApply online
through TxPROS


You may also:

  • Download and submit Form 302, Application for Time Permits by fax to (512) 465-4251 or by mail to the address listed on the application form, or
  • Call (800) 299-1700

Payment information must be provided with the permit application.

TxPROS Information and Tutorials

302 Application for Time Permits

Operating Authority

There are no operating authority requirements for issuance of this permit type.


Fees & Payment


The annual permit fee is $52.
Fees are payable by:

  • MasterCard, VISA, Discover or American Express (a service charge of 25 cents per permit plus 2.25 percent will be added.)
  • Funds deposited in a pre-established escrow account
  • FirstPay Account established through Frost Bank San Antonio (
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH) – Electronic Check (only accepted when ordering online through TxPROS)
  • Personal check, business check, cashier's check or money order, payable to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Cash (MUST be delivered to a TxDMV Regional Service Center)

A permit fee will not be refunded after the permit number has been issued unless such refund is necessary to correct an error made by the Motor Carrier Division.

Escrow Accounts

Additional Requirements

  • The unit may not haul a load.
  • You are responsible for routing and obtaining current restrictions prior to movement. Active time permit holders may use TxPROS to generate free routes for loads moving under their time permit.

TxPROS Information and Tutorials

More Information

  • General escort and equipment requirements apply to both permitted and escort vehicles.
  • Night movement is allowed provided the width does not exceed nine feet.
  • Permit may not be amended.
  • Review your permit for specific curfews and conditions that apply to your load and movement.

Escort and Equipment Requirements

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