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PERBA (Permits Electronic Routing and Bridge Analysis)

Permit Office hours are weekdays 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

(225)-377-7113 - for rejected applications and/or problems with the web site
(225)-343-2345 or (800)-654-1433 - for all other Permit business
(225)-377-7132 - for setting up web permitting access


Perba Login:


(System will work only
with Internet Explorer)

Coming soon in early 2019, a new permit system will be available to
serve your permit requests

  • Oversize loads over 12 feet wide may not travel on LA 1 northbound between the town of Addis and the Old Mississippi River Bridge from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 PM, Monday thru Friday
  • Permit loads over 12 feet wide may not cross the Jimmie Davis Bridge on La 511 between the hours of 7 to 9 AM and 3:30 to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday
  • Notice to Sugarcane Haulers: Agronomic/Horticulture Permit - Sugarcane Haulers: Beginning August 1, 2012, the secretary shall not issue any annual special permits to any owner or operator of a vehicle hauling sugarcane who has not added an additional single axle on the sugarcane trailer for a total of six axles for the vehicle and trailer combination. R.S. 32:387.7 
  • Permits purchased using the automated system on our website cannot be changed or refunded. The customer should be sure of the permit type they are requesting and check their permits carefully for errors before purchasing.
  • Permits are automated only upto these dimensions: 15' 6" high, 16' wide, 125' long, 232000 grossweight
  • SINGLE TRIP CONTAINERIZED CARGO—effective immediately the single trip containerized cargo (max gvw 100,000 pounds) will be tied to the “sealed container” number.  You must enter entire container number in the “commodity serial number” field.  You are no longer required to provide a truck and trailer license number, however, you will need to enter N/A in these fields unless you supply the correct license information.
Permit Information

Email: DOTDPermits@la.gov
Fax: 225-377-7154

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Truck Permit Section web site
has been created to disseminate information and to provide permitting services to carriers
traveling in the state of Louisiana.
Any other use of this web site is prohibited.