OAR 735-176-0150
Special Use Fuel Permit Requirements

Owners of vehicles powered by natural gas or propane may purchase an annual permit in lieu of paying the per-gallon use fuel tax. Each permit is issued to a specific vehicle and is not transferrable.


Persons who operate a qualifying vehicle must first apply for and obtain a special user permit and a vehicle emblem for each vehicle;


Application for the permit and payment of fees will be made electronically, through a website established for the Department


Emblems are issued for a specific vehicle on an annual basis;


Permit fees are based on vehicle weight as indicated on the registration; and


Permit fees may be prorated as follows, for permit applications received between:


Jan 1 to Mar 31 — 100%.


Apr 1 to June 30 — 75%.


July 1 to Sept 30 — 50%.


Oct 1 to Dec 31 — 25%.


There is no refund for permits cancelled before the end of the calendar year.

Source: Rule 735-176-0150 — Special Use Fuel Permit Requirements, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=735-176-0150.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 735-176-0150’s source at or​.us