Higher Mass Limit Permit - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to operate a heavy vehicle that exceeds the general mass limits. There are maximum higher mass limits for different types of heavy vehicles that are based on axle groups.

You must ensure that a heavy vehicle that operates under this permit operates on an authorised route. Authorised higher mass limit routes are outlined by state and territory road transport authorities. This permit allows vehicles to travel only in stated areas or on authorised routes.

Information on the general mass limits and the higher mass limits can be obtained from the responsible agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • prove that operating at higher mass limits will not pose a significant risk to public safety
  • have the relevant road manager's consent
  • comply with any conditions
  • submit the required form.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Not more than three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Higher Mass Limits Permit Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Cancel Permit Application - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Replacement Permit Application - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Renew All Renew Permit Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Amend a Permit Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Additional Vehicles - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Change of Customer Details - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Higher Mass Limits Fact Sheet - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle (General) National Regulation 2013 VIC

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Mailing address: PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Queensland 7008
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 07 3309 8777
Email: info@nhvr.gov.au
Website: National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (Opens in new window)