Transport

Over-dimensional vehicle permits

Whether you need an over dimensional light vehicle permit will depend on the size of your vehicle. Find out if you need this permit.

A light vehicle is defined as being less than 4.5 tonnes in gross vehicle mass (GVM).

You'll need an over dimensional light vehicle permit for any car, truck, boat or vehicle combination that exceeds one or more of the following dimensions:

  • 4.3 metres in height
  • 2.5 metres in width
  • 12.5 metres in length for a rigid vehicle
  • 19 metres in length for a combination vehicle

Light Vehicle Over Dimensional Permit Application Form [PDF 67 Kb]

If you're operating an over dimensional heavy vehicle, you'll need mass or dimension exemption permit.