Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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72-hour trip permit

Issued to out-of-state motor carriers traveling intrastate or interstate who do not have proper registration or fuel tax credentials in Wisconsin as set forth in Sec. 341.41(7), and 341.45 Stats. This permit is also issued for carriers who do not have proper registration or fuel tax credentials in the jurisdictions that belong to the international trip permit compact.

The trip permit for Wisconsin is valid for 72 hours from the time and date on the permit. There may be different dates and times for each jurisdiction listed on the permit. Valid for one round trip only.

Most applicants buy both registration and fuel, but the temporary registration and the in-lieu-of fuel tax portions may be purchased separately. The fee for each part is $15, for a total of $30 if both are purchased. An online convenience fee of $0.50 is charged. All major credit cards are accepted: American Express, Discover, Master Card or Visa.

72 hour trip permit (click to enlarge)
72 hour trip permit (click to enlarge)

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Motor Carrier Services, irp-ifta@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: November 19, 2010

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