Temporary Permit Online Courses


This course is for those seeking a MA Temporary Permit to operate equipment ONLY through an approved ARAM Rental Facility. The MA Temporary Permit is a non-renewable permit issued to operate Compact Hoisting Machinery, which is Hoisting Machinery with a manufacturer’s listed gross vehicle weight not exceeding 8,000 lbs. Hoisting Machinery that requires a Class 1, Class 3 ,or Class 4 Hoisting Machinery License, as listed in 520 CMR 6.10, are excluded. Permits have a duration of 14 days, and may ONLY be issued for rented equipment from approved ARAM Rental Facilities. Click here to find an approved ARAM Rental Facility.



  • The temporary permit is valid for 14 consecutive days only
  • No person shall be issued more than one (1) temporary permit in a 45-day period
  • Temporary permits may include all three equipment types, as long as they fall within the 14 day period
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle

Choose a Temporary Permit type below:


Skid Steer


Mini Excavator




Are you seeking more than one type of Temporary Permit?

Clicking any of the course links above will open a new window where you can add the selected course to your shopping cart. Any additional courses will need to be added from the original window where you made your first selection. Once you have successfully added all desired courses to your cart, you can check out.