(1) What is a vehicle transit permit?
A vehicle transit permit is a document that authorizes an individual to operate a vehicle on a public highway of this state solely for the purpose of obtaining necessary documentation to complete an application for a Washington certificate of title or registration. Use of the vehicle is restricted to the reason(s) indicated on the permit.
(2) How may a vehicle transit permit be used?
A vehicle transit permit may be used to obtain:
(a) A Washington state patrol inspection;
(b) A scale weight slip;
(c) An emission test; or
(d) Any other purpose that the department deems necessary.
(3) Where do I obtain a vehicle transit permit?
You may obtain a vehicle transit permit from Washington vehicle licensing offices.
(4) How long is the vehicle transit permit valid?
The permit is valid only for the days shown on the permit and may not exceed two days. The two days do not need to be consecutive.
(5) What information is required to issue the vehicle transit permit?
(a) Description of the vehicle for which the permit is issued, which may include make, model, model year, and vehicle identification number;
(b) Name and address of person obtaining the permit;
(c) Specific purpose for which the permit is issued;
(d) The date or dates on which the permit is valid, for a maximum of two days;
(e) Applicant's signature; and
(f) Signature of vehicle licensing agent or issuing authority.
(6) How much does a vehicle transit permit cost?
There is a five dollar service fee to issue a vehicle transit permit.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
. WSR 15-10-005, § 308-96A-026, filed 4/22/15, effective 5/23/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
. WSR 05-13-118, § 308-96A-026, filed 6/20/05, effective 7/21/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
. WSR 04-08-002, § 308-96A-026, filed 3/24/04, effective 4/24/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
, 220.127.116.11 [46.16.225], 46.16.490
, and 46.16.276
. WSR 01-17-017, § 308-96A-026, filed 8/3/01, effective 9/3/01; WSR 98-19-075, § 308-96A-026, filed 9/21/98, effective 10/22/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
. WSR 92-15-025, § 308-96A-026, filed 7/6/92, effective 8/6/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.276
. WSR 86-23-045 (Order TL/RG 28), § 308-96A-026, filed 11/18/86.]