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Over Dimensional Light Vehicle Permit - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to operate a light vehicle that exceeds the size limits. A light vehicle is a vehicle that is less than 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM). This permit is required if one of the following dimensions is exceeded:

  • 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.

Over dimensional heavy vehicles require a Mass or Dimension Exemption Permit.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


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

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2021 Victoria

Additional information

Over Dimensional Light Vehicles can travel on all roads in Victoria except:

  • Mountainous Areas and Otway Areas (if vehicle is over 2.5 metres in width and/or 19 metres in length)
  • Gippsland Ranges Areas and Colac-Surf Coast Areas (if vehicle is over 3 metres in width and/or 22 metres in length)
  • Main Roads (if vehicle is an agricultural vehicle or agricultural combination vehicle)
  • Restricted routes.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Planning

Contact details

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