Do you need a Motorsport Permit?

Follow the hierarchy below to find out . . . .

Vehicle Combinations:

  • Commercial Vehicle:
    • Interstate and National Network:
      • Semi-trailer is less than or equal to 53 feet AND KPRA is less than or equal to 46 feet
        • Action: Permit Not Required
      • Semi-trailer is greater than 53 feet but less than or equal to 56 feet in length AND KPRA is less than or equal to 46 feet
    • State Highway:

For complete information on Motorsports Laws in the CVC, visit the Motorsports info homepage.

Transportation Permits Links


Permits Issuance Branch

1823 14th St., Sacramento, CA 95811-7119

Main Phone: (916) 322-1297
Single Trip Fax: (916) 322-4966
Annual/Repetitive Fax: (916) 445-0469
Variance Fax: (916) 322-1505

Office Hours: 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri
(Closed on State Holidays)
Walk-In Hours: 8am-3pm, Mon-Fri
(Closed on State Holidays)

Holiday Info:
Special Conditions for Holiday Travel (PDF)
2022 Office Holiday Info (PDF)

After-Hours Permit Emergencies:
Emergency Permit Procedures

Request Training:
Transportation Permits Training