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

Extended Length       

$144.00

Special 

$268.00

Annual 

$144.00

Pole Truck

$144.00

Fuel Tax

8.5 cents for every kilometre driven in the NWT

Registration

See the chart below

 *all prices in Canadian dollars

DURATION IN MONTH(S)

RATE

1

$28 plus

(a) $1.06 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $3.03 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

2

$36 plus

(a) $2.12 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $6.07 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

3

$45 plus

(a) $3.18 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $9.10 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

4

$54 plus

(a) $4.24 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $12.13 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

5

$63 plus

(a) $5.30 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $15.17 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

6

$72 plus

(a) $6.37 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $18.20 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

7

$81 plus

(a) $7.43 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $21.23 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

8

$89 plus

(a) $8.49 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $24.27 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

9

$98 plus

(a) $9.55 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $27.30 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

10

$107 plus

(a) $10.61 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $30.33 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

11

$116 plus

(a) $11.67 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $33.37 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

12

$125 plus

(a) $12.73 for every 500 kg or portion of 500 kg over 2500 kg GVWR up to 5000 kg GVWR; and

(b) $36.40 for every 1000 kg or portion of 1000 kg over 5000 kg GVWR

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 1-866-225-3505. 
  • 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).
  • A $15.75 service fee plus GST will be added to all registration, over-dimensional, and over-weight permits. Fuel tax permits are not subject to a service fee.
  • 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 Harris Beaulieu at 867-920-8015 or either weight scale above.