Transportation

Scales 

NWT Scale Locations 

From Alberta on Highway 1

This scale is located in the settlement of Enterprise, 84 kilometres from the NWT/Alberta border.

Enterprise Weigh Scale
76 Capital Drive, Suite 201
Hay River NT  X0E 1G2
PH: (867) 984-3341
FX: (867) 984-3401

From the Yukon on Highway 8
This scale is located 6 kilometres south of the town of Inuvik.

Inuvik Weigh Scale
P.O. Box 2038
Inuvik NT  X0E 0T0                    
PH: (867) 777-7283
FX: (867) 777-4265 

Prices for Commercial Carrier Permits

Over-dimensional

$38.00

Over-weight

$10.00 X distance divided by 100 X over-weight divided by 1000 + $20

Special 

$268.00

Annual 

$144.00

Pole Truck

$144.00

Fuel Tax

8.5 cents for every kilometre driven in the NWT

Registration

- $125.00 up to 2500 kg GVWR  

- $125.00 plus $12.73 for every 500 kg or portion of  500 kg over 2500 kg, up to 5000 kg GVWR

- $125.00 plus $36.40 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

Effective May 1, 2016 

*all prices in Canadian dollars

Additional Info 

  • Applications for NSC or extension of hour forms can be found here.
  • You can purchase permits online at www.IDMV.ca or Commercial Carriers may also establish a business relationship with a third party permit issuer.
  • Our online commercial permitting site, www.IDVM.ca ,  has help features you can access. You can also contact 1-866-225-3505.
  • For the sale of permits that exceed these parameters, contact the Enterprise Weigh Scale (867-984-3341) or the Inuvik Weigh Scale (867-777-7283). For more information regarding this notice, please contact Transport Compliance Section Manager at 867-767-9088 ext 31181 or either weight scale above.