This website is to be used by
authorized users only.
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.
Web has been tested with, and support is provided for
Internet Explorer 8. Later browsers should be run in
compatibility mode to ensure APRAS web will run correctly.
Your browser must be configured to accept cookies.
confirm that you are using IE32 bit. Issues will occur if IE
is 64 bit mode. To determine which bit version you are
running, check "About Internet Explorer" in Help
Look for a reference to 64 bit. If found, you will need to
change your version to 32 bit.
to Start-> All Programs
will see Internet Explorer listed twice.
Web requires the use of Oracle Java Plug-in version 6,
Update 2. All other versions of Java should be uninstalled.
Follow the instructions to uninstall your current Java
version through your computer's control panel.
1. Click Link Java
Plug-in Version 1.6.0_02
to open a new browser that displays Java SE Runtime
2. Accept the license agreement.
3. Click on Windows Offline Installation (build 06).
4. Enter Username and Password, if you already have an account
or Click the Sign Up link for a free Oracle Web
5. Enter the required fields and
follow the installation instructions.
6. Not check "Check for Updates Automatically"
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
and selecting "Services & Software", then "DOT Online
Services", then "APRAS - Automated Permit Routing and Analysis
System" and reading the status message and/or
by checking your E-mail (if
you have provided the Central Permit Office with your correct
Also, attempt to access
another favorite web site (to verify you currently have access
to other sites).
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.