Single Trip Permit: International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)
A carrier needs a Single Trip Permit to enter Nova Scotia and operate a qualified motor vehicle not registered under the International Fuel Tax Association (IFTA).
By law, a carrier must have a Single Trip Permit to enter Nova Scotia and operate a qualified motor vehicle not registered under International Fuel Tax Association (IFTA). The permit is valid for 5 days or to the end of the trip.
The Single Trip Permit is necessary to satisfy tax obligations on motor fuel use in Nova Scotia.
You can get a Single Trip Permit from companies that have been approved by Service Nova Scotia to issue the permit and collect the fee.
Get your permit from one of these approved companies:
|730 Permit Services Inc.||613-657-1244||613-657-3983|
|B.i.M Consulting Inc.||506-432-6840||506-432-5983|
|Nova Permits & Pilot Cars||800-567-7775||418-527-3999|
|Permits Cda - Permis Cda Inc.||800-361-5757||418-652-0505|
|Electronic Funds Transfer LLC||866-351-2435||952-975-6373|
|Dynamo Express Truck Permits Inc.||581-742-6718||855-612-6719|
Carriers can apply for the permit if they have a qualified motor vehicle that isn’t registered under IFTA and will be entering Nova Scotia.
A qualified motor vehicle is a motor vehicle that is used, designed or maintained for transportation of people or property. It needs to meet 1 of the following criteria:
- it has 2 axles and a gross vehicle weight or registered gross vehicle weight of more than 26,000 pounds or 11,797 kilograms
- it has 3 or more axles regardless of weight or used in combination, when the weight of such combination is 26,000 pounds or 11,797 kilograms gross vehicle weight