On July 1, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) will discontinue allowing applications for oversize/overweight transportation permits to be faxed to the permit office. Mn/DOT also will not transmit permits by fax out to carriers.
They strongly encourage all carriers applying for permits to use their online permit system, which is a faster and more accurate method for an applicant to obtain a permit. They have made many improvements to the system recently making it even easier for customers to use. Mn/DOT has had problems with faxed applications being illegible and/or missing information and require a disproportionate amount of staff resource to process.
Mn/DOT recognizes some customers may not have a computer or only do business by fax. They will do their best to accommodate those customers.