Vehicles Required to Clear Port of Entry


All commercial vehicles in excess of 16,000 lbs. empty weight or 26,000 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and vehicles displaying apportioned or GVW license plates must clear Colorado Ports.


Laden Weight Registration Permits:

If a commercial vehicle is not apportioned for Colorado, but occasionally does business here, a Laden Weight Registration Trip permit can be purchased at the first port facility. These permits are valid for 72 hours. The operator can make as many trips in, out, or through the state necessary in that 72 hour time limit.


Permit Fees:

  • GVW is 10,001 - 30,000 $60.00
  • GVW is 30,001 - 60,000 $70.00
  • GVW is 60,000 - legal max. $80.00