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Applying For a Saskatchewan Vehicle Permit Online

For anyone looking to secure a temporary vehicle permit, Saskatchewan offers options including a 24-hour permit, an 8-day permit, and an In-transit permit, catering to a variety of needs and circumstances. Through the mysgi platform, applying for your vehicle permit online is made even more convenient, aligning with modern needs for efficiency and accessibility.

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Types of Vehicle Permits Available in Saskatchewan

In Saskatchewan, the process of applying for a vehicle permit through SGI is designed to accommodate a range of circumstances, ensuring that whether you’re moving a vehicle across provinces or simply need temporary registration, there’s a permit suited to your needs. Here’s a breakdown of the types of vehicle permits available:

  • Temporary Vehicle Registration Permits:
    • 24-hour Permit: $26.66 (including PST), valid for 24 hours. Recognized up to 17 km beyond the Saskatchewan-Alberta border.
    • 8-day Permit: $75.94 (including PST), valid for 8 days. It is also recognized up to 17 km beyond the Saskatchewan-Alberta border.
    • In-transit Permit: $44.80 (including PST), valid for up to 7 days or until the vehicle reaches its destination, whichever comes first. It is designed for inter-provincial transportation.
  • Additional Options:
    • Temporary Saskatchewan Insurance Card (TIC): Available for $29.68, valid for 7 days, providing Saskatchewan insurance for vehicles being brought back to Saskatchewan. It’s a convenient option for newly acquired vehicles awaiting registration. However, an in-transit permit from the province from which you start driving your vehicle is also required. 

*Permit Purchase Policy: It’s important to note that all permits are non-refundable and non-exchangeable, ensuring you select the correct permit for your needs.


Special Conditions and Restrictions:

  • These permits are not applicable for vehicles used in taxi or bus operations or for transporting more than eight students to and from school.
  • Vehicles requiring an inspection are limited to two 8-day and four 24-hour permits. The limit is associated with the vehicle, not the owner. Exceptions are sometimes made, but only under certain conditions. 


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How to Apply for a Vehicle Permit

Applying for a vehicle permit in Saskatchewan is a streamlined process that can be completed online through MySGI, providing a convenient option for those needing a temporary permit. Here’s a step-by-step guide to ensure you understand the process:

  • Online Application:
    • You must be approved by the Permit Office to issue your own permits online and gain access to the online issuing system. Call them at 1-800-667-7575 to start the process now.
    • After SGI approves you as a self-issuer, they’ll add you to our online issuing system so you can view and print your permits and issue most of your own permits.
    • Visit the MySGI platform and log in or create an account if you don’t already have one.
    • Select the type of permit you require and fill in the necessary details about your vehicle. (please be advised there are self-issue permit limits – be sure to review if you’re unsure if your vehicle meets the requirements)
    • Complete the payment process. 
    • Once your application is approved, print the permit.
    • Display the printed permit clearly in the rear window of the vehicle. Motorcyclists should keep the permit on their person while driving.


  • Phone Application:
    • Our Permit Office or SGI Issuer locations can issue most permits immediately over the phone if the vehicle has been previously registered in the SGI system.
    • Complete the payment process (we accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Visa/Mastercard Debit, or e-transfers.
    • Once your application is approved, a copy of the permit will then be emailed to you. Be sure to print the permit.
    • Display the printed permit clearly in the rear window of the vehicle. Motorcyclists should keep the permit on their person while driving.


Is a vehicle permit the same as a registration?

A vehicle permit, as outlined on the SGI website (, grants you temporary authorization to operate an unregistered vehicle on the road. This is beneficial for situations like driving a newly acquired car to get it registered or moving an unregistered vehicle between locations. It’s important to remember that vehicle permits are valid for short durations only.

On the other hand, vehicle registration is mandatory for any vehicle gracing Saskatchewan roads. It serves as an official record of ownership and ensures the vehicle meets safety regulations. In essence, think of a vehicle permit as a temporary pass, while registration is your vehicle’s permanent identification and legal go-ahead to be on the road so long as its actively renewed.


Contact Information and Office Hours

You can grab passenger and light vehicle permits from any motor licence issuer. To find an office location near you, please visit our Contact Us page. Alternatively, you can reach us at:


For heavy truck permits, including out-of-province commercial truck registration, overweight and over-dimensional non-divisible loads, moving buildings on provincial highways, change of class permits for Saskatchewan registered vehicles, and special registration permits, we recommend contacting SGI’s permit office.

The Permit Office is open 7 days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., including most statutory holidays. The office is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

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