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Applying for a Trip Permit

Required Information

Trip permits are vehicle-specific. The following information is required:

  • Applicant’s full name, business address, and phone number
  • Federal Employer Identification Number or Social Security Number (if an individual)
  • Lessor name, if the vehicle is leased
  • License plate number / state of license / expiration date of license
  • Year/make/model of vehicle
  • Vehicle identification number and unit number of the vehicle

Obtaining a Trip Permit

DMV offers three options for obtaining trip permits.

  • Visit any of our customer service centers
  • Call DMV at (804) 249-5130 for details
  • Call one of the following permit services.
    • Comdata Legalization Service
    • (800) 749-6058
    • Interstate Permit Services
    • (800) 343-4889
    • Jet Permit Ltd.
    • (800) 788-0603
    • Xerofax, Inc.
    • (800) 853-3762
    • (800) 527-6702
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  • Visit one of our customer service centers.
  • Write to us at:
    • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Motor Carrier Services
    • P.O. Box 27412
    • Richmond, VA 23269-0001
  • Call us at:
    • (804) 249-5130 (voice)
    • (804) 367-1073 (FAX)
    • (800) 272-9268 (deaf or hearing impaired only)
  • Send us an email.