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

$17.00

Over-weight

$9.00 X distance divided by 100 X over-weight divided by 1000

Extended Length       

$220.00

Special 

$220.00

Annual 

$110.00

Pole Truck

$110.00

Fuel Tax

8.5 cents for every kilometre driven in the NWT

Registration

- $84.00 up to 2500 kg GVWR  

- $84.00 plus $11.55 for every 500 kg or portion of  500 kg over 2500 kg, up to 5000 kg GVWR

- $84.00 plus $33.00 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

 *all prices in Canadian dollars

Additional Info 

  • Applications for NSC or extension of hour forms can be found here.
  • Commercial vehicle operators requiring registration, fuel-tax, over-weight, and over-dimensional permits in the Northwest Territories may purchase them through a toll-free 24 hour per day phone number from anywhere in North America. Call 1-877-737-7786. You can also send a fax to 1-877-795-4405 or email at permits@shockware.com.
  • The purchase of over-weight and over-dimensional permits through this 24 hour service is limited to those who meet the following criteria:
    • Width permits (not to exceed 6.7 m).
    • Over-weight permits (not to exceed 80,000 kg).
    • Over-height permits (not to exceed 5.2 m).
    • Length permits (not to exceed 35 m).
  • 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.