Temporary Permits

A Temporary Trip Permit is issued in lieu of IRP plates for travel within South Carolina. The fee for a Temporary South Carolina Trip Permit is $15 and is valid for 72 hours. Permits can be obtained through a permitting service, who will charge an additional processing fee.

A Temporary Fuel permit is issued in lieu of IFTA licensing for travel within South Carolina. The fee for a Temporary South Carolina Fuel permit is $15 and is valid for 10 days. Permits can be obtained from the Motor Carrier Services office, located at 10311 Wilson Blvd., Blythewood, South Carolina 29016 or through a permitting service, who will charge an additional processing fee.

Permits

For vehicles that are not registered under IRP or IFTA, additional permits may be necessary before entering another jurisdiction. Vehicles exceeding limitations on the size and weight are required to obtain a permit.

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Oversize / Overweight Permits

If a vehicle is overdimensional (oversize) or overweight, they must obtain a permit authorizing movement according to vehicle size and weight.

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