Original Permit Certificate: Requirements, Validity and MORE

The Original Permit Certificate, It is a document granted for all those Uruguayan professional transport organizations. Which allow international transport of large cargo by road.

For this reason, in this article we explain: what are the necessary requirements to request it, where and when they are processed, validity and duration of the certificate, its function, and we conclude with its definition.

Requirements for the Original Permit Certificate

Generally, to start the application for any type of certificate, the organizations and institutions require a series of documents. This certificate, being a legal document, is not exempt from them.

But, there is no need to worry, because below, we will show you a detailed list of all the requirements demanded so that those interested can start with the process of this certificate.

To begin with, we should highlight an important aspect. And that is that, there are two methods by which the interested parties can carry out this procedure. They are, in person and through the Internet.

However, in this article we will focus on the requirements requested for the process in person. Pay close attention to the information developed below:

Requirements for the execution in person:
  • First of all, the applicant it must be Him headline or the Legal representative.
  • In turn, the company or organization must be registered as Professional.
  • Also, you must have the Social Security Bank and the General Tax Directorate updated.
  • Likewise, you must be without any debt before the National Directorate of Transport.
  • Finally, the applicant must show the Notarial Certificate.
Requirements for vehicles:
  • First, the valid Identification Card.
  • The Vehicle Technical Inspection Certificate -ITV- is included. It must be updated and with International Category.
  • Subsequently, all type vehicles Truck or Tractor, they must have a sleeping cabin.
  • And, to finish, all vehicles must have the chassis number.

It is important to highlight an extra aspect regarding these requirements. And it is that, to them is added the presentation of the copy of the Extra-contractual Civil Liability Insurance. Which, must be updated and current. Also, the fleet has to comply with a maximum capacity of 81 tons.

Where and when to process it?

Now, as we mentioned in a previous point, this certificate can be requested in two ways. And those are through the Internet and in person. However, our approach is directed to the face-to-face form of the certificate request.

In person in Montevideo:
  • First, the applicant must schedule an appointment, with a date and time for the start of the process.
  • So, first of all, you should go to the following web page. Click here.
  • And, click on the option: Online procedure.
  • Subsequently, you must follow the steps shown and schedule the appointment.

Address and Customer Service Hours in Montevideo

  • Address: Rincón 575, 4th Floor, Cargo Division.
  • Customer service schedule: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm respectively.
In person in the interior of the country:
  • Here, the same steps are followed as in Montevideo.
  • The applicant must previously schedule an appointment before going to the organization.
  • Likewise, you can attend any of the Regional Offices of the National Transportation Directorate -DNT-, located in the following cities of the country:
  1. Artigas, Artigas.
  2. Bella Union, Artigas.
  3. Chuy, Rocha.
  4. Cologne, Cologne.
  5. Peach, Peach.
  6. Minas, Lavalleja.
  7. Paysandú, Paysandú.
  8. Rio Branco, Cerro Largo.
  9. Fray Bentos, Río Negro.
  10. Rivera, Rivera.
  11. Jump, jump.
  12. San Carlos, Maldonado.
  13. Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó.

It should be noted that each of the cities previously listed offers customer service on this and other certificates. However, it is essential that before attending, the reservation is made on the web portal where you can see the dates and time available to start the process.

Validity and Duration of the Procedure

Now, in another vein, at this point in the article we focus on offering information regarding the validity and duration of the procedure to obtain the Original Permit Certificate.

It should be noted that the delivery time of this document will depend on an important factor. And it is that, everything depends on the fulfillment or not of the requirements mentioned at the beginning of this report.

This means that, if the applicant meets all the requested requirements, he can obtain the certificate in a variable time between 20 and 45 days respectively. However, if it does not comply with each of the documents demanded, you must restart the process and wait a prudent time.

On the other hand, one aspect that generates doubts among applicants is regarding its validity. Well, there is no need to worry, since this document is valid for up to 10 years.

Let us continue and culminate with one of the points that generates the most doubts and uncertainty among the interested parties and possible applicants of this document. And it is based on the cost that it must be paid for it.

This uncertainty is usually common since the costs to initiate some procedures, in general, are high. However, this certificate has a plus point that offers users peace of mind.

And it is that, basically, and in a few words, none of the interested parties should pay any amount to start this process and finally obtain the certificate. That is, to carry out the same, it is completely free.

What is the Original Permit Certificate for?

With all this, it is convenient that you know the function and purpose of this certificate. Because on many occasions it is not usually given the importance it deserves. For this reason, we will explain to you what this type of certificate is for.

Well, having this certificate is essential for any citizen who is in the national territory. This is because it is generally requested to confirm important aspects of real estate for attributes, prices, or other income.

In addition, it is relevant to mention and highlight that having this certificate on hand brings with it different benefits and advantages. One of those benefits is when it comes to carrying out other procedures. Since, it is usually a main and fundamental requirement to start other requests.

What is the Original Permit Certificate?

We conclude this article by offering a brief definition of this type of certificate. Well, it is nothing more than a document that is granted to any company in the national territory that is in charge of professional transport.

It allows this company to carry out the international transport of cargo by road. This, with the bilateral modality and on a permanent basis, either with one or more countries in the region.

Likewise, we must emphasize that, to carry out this procedure, it is essential that every company complies with a series of steps and requirements, which will allow, in a short time, to have the document. Pay attention to the demanded requirements:

  • First, the applicant must be either the owner of the company, or the legal representative of the same.
  • In the same way, it is essential that said company is registered as: Professional.
  • In turn, it must have the Social Security Bank and the General Tax Directorate updated.
  • And, also, you must be free of debts before the National Transportation Directorate.
  • To finish, it must count and present the respective Notarial Certificate.

It is convenient to highlight an important aspect when presenting the requested documents. And it is that, no public entity can demand or demand additional requirements or documents to those shown above.

On the other hand, all those vehicles that are affected must also have and comply with a series of essential requirements and documents. They are named below:

  • First of all, it is essential to present the Identity Card. It must be updated and current.
  • Then, the Vehicle Technical Inspection Certificate -ITV- must be shown. Which, must be current and with International Category.
  • To this is added that, all vehicles that are truck type or tractor type, must have a sleeping cabin. It is important to highlight this requirement, since it is mandatory for the acceptance and issuance of the document.
  • And finally, all vehicles must have the chassis number.

In turn, to these requirements and documents, an important and indispensable one must be added to achieve the obtaining and issuance of the same. And that is, a copy of the Extra-Contractual Liability insurance. Which must also be updated and current, according to 1.41 of the meetings of the Ministers of Transportation of the Southern Cone.

To end this article, we must also insist on an extremely important aspect that every company must bear in mind when carrying out international transport. And it is in terms of the capacity that the vehicle must have.

Well, it is essential to emphasize that the fleet must comply with a mandatory minimum and maximum instantaneous capacity for the correct transport of products. Being the minimum capacity of the same of 81 tons respectively.

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