Alta goes live with new online permitting system

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch (CVSE) says its web-based Transportation Permitting System (TPS) Online service is now available.

Initially launched on October 31, 2008, the service has been improved to enable registered users to apply and immediately receive a Term Oversize permit for certain specific following specific commodities, as well as a single Trip, Non-Resident permit for a vehicle that has an actual gross vehicle weight between 5,000 kgs and 63,500 kgs.

(A complete list of commodities and types of vehicles can be found here).

Users can also apply immediately receive a Motive Fuel User permit (based on total distance travelled in BC) and will be able to pay online for the requested permit.

The TPS Online service is available on a 7/24 basis, The service is still being improved and Release 3 of this service is targeted for Spring 2010.

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