Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Automobile license plates

Regular automobile

Regular automobile license plate

Issued to autos, including vans and sport utility vehicles, when more than 50% of the internal capacity is dedicated to seating.

Disabled parking version available. Issued to schools having a driver education program. Must have insurance filed with Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Motorcycle version available.  More More...

Registration Period 1 year; 5 years for Driver Ed (2013)
Plate expiration All 12 months; December 31 for Driver Ed
Fee $75; $5 for Driver Ed
Number of plates Two
Plates remain with Seller
Plate color Black on white graphic or red on white graphic
Statutory reference s.341.267; s.341.27(1)(2)
DMV inquiry AUT
“TIME” system inquiry PC

Personalized automobile

Regular automobile license plate

Other plate types can be personalized. See the specific plate type for additional information. Disabled version available. More More...

Registration Period 1 year
Plate expiration All 12 months
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 per year
Number of plates Two
Plates remain with Seller
Plate color Black on white graphic or red on white graphic
Statutory reference s.341.145
DMV inquiry AUT
“TIME” system inquiry PC
Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: March 9, 2009

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