A Farm Husbandry Permit authorizes the operation of minitrucks and farm husbandry equipment.
- Farm husbandry equipment is defined as off road vehicles designed for agricultural, horticultural or livestock-raising operations or for lifting or carrying an implement of husbandry.
- A minitruck is defined as a foreign manufactured import vehicle or domestic manufactured vehicle which:
- Has an engine of one thousand five hundred cc’s or less,
- Is 67 inches or less in width,
- Has a dry weight of 4,200 pounds or less,
- Travels on four or more tires,
- Has a top speed of approximately 55 miles per hour,
- Is equipped with a bed or compartment for hauling,
- Has an enclosed passenger cab,
- Is equipped with headlights, taillights, turn signals, windshield wipers, a rearview mirror and an occupant protection system, and
- Has a fourspeed, five-speed or automatic transmission.
When applying for your Farm Husbandry Permit you must bring the following documentation to the DMV:
- One form of primary identification
- Two documents to verify residential address
- See a full list of acceptable items: Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Identification/Address/Social Security Verification
13 if you live on a farm or 14 if employed on a farm for compensation.
Temporary and Special: vision, written and drive tests. A tractor written and a tractor (Class O) drive are required. If the applicant is stating they drive a mini truck, a Class O written and drive test are required. If they do not drive a mini truck, a “Z – no mini truck” restriction will be placed on the FHP. A county extension course completion certificate will waive the tractor written and drive tests.
Temporary; six months from date of issuance; Special: 16th birthday. Temporary Permits are non-renewable
Farm Husbandry Permits (Special and Temporary) Fees
|Type of Document||Fee||Security Surcharge||Total|
|Change of class, endorsement or restriction||$5.00||$2.50||$7.50|