This website is to be used by authorized
APRAS Availability Notice - Updated 11/21/10 APRAS Web down-time has been significantly improved.
APRAS Web will be unavailable on the last Saturday of the month for 30mins
between the hours of 11:30PM-12:30AM for system processing and backup.
APRAS Web will remain unavailable for enterprise infrastructure support on
Sunday from 5 AM to 7 AM.
In some cases, the system will be available before the advertised completion time.
APRAS Web has
been tested with, and support is provided for Internet Explorer
(versions IE6 and IE8). If you are not currently using
Internet Explorer, PENNDOT recommends the use of Internet Explorer
for best performance and maximum application functionality.A link
is provided below to download the current version of Internet
Explorer. Please download and install a supported browser before
reporting any problems.
browser you use, APRAS Web requires that your browser be
configured to accept cookies.
APRAS Web requires the
use of the Oracle Java Plug-in Version 1.6.0_02, which provides a
standard Java environment for all web browsers. You will be
prompted to download and install the plugin the first time you
reach an APRAS Web page that requires it; after which you may have
to restart your browser for the plugin to work. If you have not
yet installed the plugin, you can download it now from
Oracle's Java Plugin page
(Download Notes: Above link opens a new browser that
displays Java SE Runtime Environment 6u2.
On this page accept license agreement and
click on Windows Offline Installation (build 06).
New window will be displayed with sign on details.
Enter Username and Password, if you already have an account or
Click the Sign Up link for a free Oracle Web account. Enter the required fields and follow the given
If you are unable to
access the APRAS Web Home Page or enter applications, you should
first check the status of APRAS:
by visiting the PENNDOT Home Page
selecting "Services & Software", then "DOT Online Services",
then "APRAS - Automated Permit Routing and Analysis System" and
reading the status message and/or
by calling our voice message box
(877-807-7605 -- toll free within PA) or (717-705-1416 -- outside
by checking your E-mail (if you
have provided the Central Permit Office with your correct E-mail
Also, attempt to access another
favorite web site (to verify you currently have access to other
If the nature of the
problem and estimated repair time is known, this information will
be posted at one or more of the above three locations. This
protocol was established to allow for efficient notification to
all users whenever problems arise. Please refrain from calling
PENNDOT until after you have checked all four options above.