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Nunavut Oversize / Overweight Regulations

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in Nunavut?

Legal Limits

2.6 Meters Wide

25 Meters Long

4.5 Meters Long

What is considered as "Overweight Load" in Nunavut?

  • maximum of 40,000 pounds on a tandem axle;
  • maximum of 22,000 pounds on a single axle;

Nunavut Oversize / Overweight Permits

Nunavut Permit Department Contact Information


Nunavut Pilot Cars / Escorts

No current listing.

Nunavut Axle Regulations

Overweight permits are restricted to non-divisible loads, and loads deemed to be impractical to divide.

Overweight permits are subject to the following conditions:

  • maximum of 500 pounds for each inch width of tire on any wheel or group of wheels;
  • maximum of 40,000 pounds on a tandem axle;
  • maximum of 22,000 pounds on a single axle;
  • the foregoing does not apply when specific highway is under weight restrictions.


Nunavut Trip and Fuel (IRP / IFTA) Permits

Single Trip Permits
Nunavut is not part of IRP. Single Trip Permits are not available, full registration is required. 

Fuel Permit
Non-IFTA jurisdiction.

Nunavut Overweight / Oversize Fines

No published Regulations.

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

Not specified: Assume typical warning/caution lighting for vehicle and load extremities. 

"Oversized Load" Banner  

Not specified: Assume typical "oversize" banner would be a good practice.

Flag Requirements

A warning flag must be fluorescent orange, at least 41 cm², and attached by at least two corners to its mounting.

Flags, Lights and Banners

There are no stated restrictions to running hours of restrictions at any time.

Nunavut Annual Permits

No data found.

Nunavut Road Conditions

No published Regulations.

Nunavut Manufactured Houses and Mobile homes

No data published.

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