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Motor Carrier Permits and Development


The Permit Services Office will be closed on

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Friday, June 17, 2016
from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Please notify any of your contacts of this closure. 
You can email Permit Services or contact them at:
Phone:  (204) 945-3961
Toll free:  (877) 812-0009
Fax:  (204) 945-6499


Motor Carrier Permits and Development (MCPD) enhance public safety, protect infrastructure and promote the economy by developing, issuing and administering the permitting and railway enforcement programs.


Motor Carrier Permits and Development (MCPD) develop, issue, and administer oversize and overweight permit policies; collect single trip, fuel tax, permit, and authority fees. MCPD also assists in the development and implementation of the annual MIT Spring Road Restrictions Program and maintains the automated routing and permitting system (ARPS) and delivery of the TPIF program.  In addition, MCPD provides a comprehensive safety program for monitoring and regulating the performance of short line intra-provincial railways.

Information contained in this web site is of a general nature only and should not be considered a legal authority. The reader's interpretation and application of this information shall be the reader's sole responsibility. It is the responsibility of the motor carrier to consult the regulations for the exact requirements before transporting loads. 

Please contact Motor Carrier Permits and Development (MCPD) for more detailed information about your specific requirements at:

Telephone:  204-945-3961
Toll-Free:  1-877-812-0009
Fax:  204-945-6499
Fax: 204-945-6499
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 6 pm (CST)

Permits and Development News:

New Truck Weight Limit Map and Information Guide Available:

The Motor Carrier Division is pleased to announce that the Manitoba Truck Weight Limit Map and Information Guide is now available to the public through Canada Map Sales.  The map and guide is available in two formats – a book format and a wall map format.  The book format is designed for drivers and the wall map is perfect for the office or for dispatch.  Order online at or call toll free 1-877-627-7226.  You can also visit their sales office at 1007 Century Street in Winnipeg.

Notice of Regulatory Amendments affecting Vehicle Weights and Dimensions Regulation:

In June of 2014, amendments were made to the Vehicle Weights and Dimensions on Classes of Highway Regulation (MR 575/88). This regulation sets out the permissible weights and dimensions for commercial motor vehicles travelling on Manitoba roads. Information on the amendments (PDF, 46KB) are available on this website.

Scheduled Permit Office Closure:

Please be advised that the Motor Carrier Permits and Development (MCPD) office will be closed the second Wednesday of every month, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM. During this time, staff will not be available to issue or advise on permits. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact the MCPD office.

Changing the Designation of Non-RTAC Vehicles

Manitoba is considering removing the non-RTAC designation from the Vehicle Weights and Dimensions on Classes of Highways Regulation (MR 575/88). Motor Carrier Division wants to inform owner/operators of non-RTAC vehicles about potential regulatory changes and discover how this might affect them.

For detailed information on permits, policies and guidelines, please visit the links below:


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