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Light Permits

Light permits are issued to authorize the use of colored strobe, LED or rotating beacon warning lights.  The MVC issues three types of warning and emergency light permits: red, blue and amber.

Amber Warning Light Permit

Beginning February 1, 2009, a $25 fee payment is due for each vehicle.

Red and Blue Emergency Light Permits are free of charge.

Download special light permit applications and instructions.

Notices- Light Permits

  • Download notices from Business Licensing Services:
    Notice Jun-2011: amendments [pdf] to requirements for a flashing amber light permit.
    Notice Jul-2009: $25 fee for a flashing amber light permit [pdf].
    Notice Mar-2009: $25 fee for a flashing amber light permit [pdf].
    Notice Mar-2009: Public utility company employees applying for an amber warning light permit [pdf].

Download full instructions and applications on the MVC Forms page under Special Light Permits. The MVC issues these permits specifically for the Emergency Service that is being provided, therefore, you must complete and submit the appropriate application. If you need additional information, contact Business Licensing Services at (609) 292-6500 ext. 5014 and select option 6.