Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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School bus 72-hour permit

Issued to a private school bus contractor for display in a school bus used in charter work in Wisconsin on an emergency or short term basis as set forth in s.341.26(7).

The permit is a 3-part form issued in numerical sequence. Part 1 is carried in the school bus as proof of registration, Part 2 is retained as a copy for the carrier and Part 3 is returned to the Department of Transportation (WisDOT) immediately upon certification.

This permit is valid for 72 hours from the time and date of certification. A proper insurance must be on file with the Department of Transportation before a 72-hour permit will be issued.

To apply:

  • Complete in full and sign form MV2449 - 72-Hour Charter School Bus Trip Permit application
  • Include $10 permit fee
  • Send to:

    Department of Transportation
    P.O. Box 7926
    Madison, WI 53707-7926
Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: January 4, 2008

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