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Recreational Vehicle (RV) Trip Permits

General Information

Recreational vehicle trip permits allow the operation of unregistered campers, travel trailers, and motor homes that are no longer than 45 feet in length.
 
They are issued for periods of 1 to 10 days. 
 
A given recreational vehicle may only be issued recreational vehicle trip permits that total a maximum of 10 days within any 12-month period.

Fees
The fee for a recreational vehicle trip permit is $30, regardless of the number of days for which it is issued (1 to 10 days).

To Apply
To apply, you must provide DMV with a request that includes:
  • Your name;
  • Your address;
  • Your driver license or ID card number and state of issuance (if not Oregon);
  • Vehicle make and model;
  • Vehicle year;
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN);
  • Vehicle length; 
  • Insurance company name and policy number (for motor vehicles only, not trailers or campers);
  • Desired permit duration (specify 1 to 10 days);
  • Date(s) the permit will be used, such as "08-01-14 through 08-04-14" or "10-31-14 through 10-31-14"; 
  • Proof of ownership*; and
  • Payment (check made out to "Oregon DMV" or money order).
* If the person who is buying the trip permit is not the current owner, as shown on Oregon DMV records, provide a document or copy of a document showing proof of ownership.  Examples of acceptable proof of ownership are:
  • Bill of sale from previous owner;
  • Secure odometer statement or secure power of attorney;
  • Copy of insurance policy covering vehicle;
  • Copy of contract or agreement to purchase vehicle;
  • Out of state ownership document; or 
  • Legal document awarding ownership of the vehicle.
You can purchase DMV issued permits at DMV offices located throughout the state, or from DMV headquarters by mail.  If submitting your request by mail, include a letter with all the requirements listed above.
 
If you have questions or need more information, please contact DMV.

Related Information
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