Winter road permit

This permit allows for an increased weight limit when travelling on the Tłı̨chǫ winter road system serving Whatı̀, Wekweètı̀, and Gamètı̀.

Apply online

If it is your first online application: call 1-866-225-3505 to create an account. 

Once your application is received, this permit will require final approval by a Highway Transport Officer by calling 1-866-225-3505 (Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Permit rules

  • The maximum speed limit on bodies of water is 30 km/h except Marian Lake, where the limit is reduced to 10 km/h in some locations
  • The minimum spacing between trucks on bodies of water is one kilometre
  • Drivers are asked to drive on the centreline when crossing bodies of water
  • Drivers are asked to call out portage numbers on public channel lad 1