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Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions
  • How much does the permit cost?
  • The permit costs $40.
  • How do I pay for the permit?
  • The Permit can be paid for with an established escrow account ( Click here for Escrow Deposit Form in PDF format ), or by credit card. If you use a credit card there will be a $6.00 convenience fee.

    Checks and Money Orders for Escrow Deposits must be drawn on U.S. banks.
  • How long is the permit good for?
  • The permit is good for 24 hours once it has been activated.
  • What hours of day is the permit good for?
  • Overweight: 24/7; Oversized: Daylight hours
  • What types of freight can be moved using the new Port of Harlingen Overweight Permit?
  • All legal commodities can be moved under the permit.
  • Do I need anything else once I get my permit?
  • You need a certified scale ticket matching the weights on your permit. This can be obtained at any certified scales in Mexico.
  • Where can I get a certified scale ticket in Mexico?
  • You can use any certified scale in Mexico. This includes gross weight scale tickets. The total axle weights on the permit need to equal the gross weight scale ticket.
  • Who do I contact at Port of Harlingen if I have questions?
  • You may contact Anne Jimenez at Port of Harlingen: Email: records-(at)-portofharlingen.com Phone: (956) 423-0283