Abnormal Load Permit

Teastóidh cead uait chun earraí a iompar ar bóthar sna cásanna seo a leanas:

  • Width - exceeds 2.90 metres
  • Length - exceeds 16.5 metres
  • Weight - exceeds 44 tons

The fee for the permit is €31.

Step 1: Complete the Abnormal Load Permit application form

  • Download the Abnormal Load application form
  • Download the Abnormal Load application form for Exceptionally Sized Vehicles

Your application must be made at least 30 working days prior to the date of your proposed journey. Additional information may be requested by Dublin City Council as part of your application.

Your permit covers 1 journey only and expires 3 months from the date of issue.

Note: You must submit this form every time you want a new permit (there are no automatic renewals).

Step 2: Return the completed form to us

Return the completed form by post, in person or by email.

Enclose the fee in cheque or money order, made payable to ‘Dublin City Council’. You can also pay using credit card or debit card. Please do not send cash in the post.

If you wish to pay in cash, visit our public offices at the address below.

Step 3: Notify An Garda Síochána (Irish police)

Contact the following Superintendents in An Garda Síochána to tell them that you will be transporting an abnormal load through the city.

Superintendent
An Garda Síochána
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
Tel: 01 666 9800

Superintendent
An Garda Síochána
Headquarters
Phoenix Park
Dublin 8
Tel: 01 666 0000

Note: You must also notify the local Superintendents for any other area through which you intend to travel. Contact An Garda Síochána at Dublin Castle for more information.

Step 4: Notify any other local authorities

You must also notify the local authorities for any other area through which you intend to travel.

This includes other areas of Dublin, including:

Abnormal load application form
Abnormal Load Application Form - Exceptional Sized Vehicle
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