Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Motor buses, motor homes, and recreational vehicle trailers

Motor bus and motor home plates receive a weight sticker and a combined month and year sticker. Place the stickers to the left of the plate number, the weight sticker above the month and year sticker (see registered gross weight).

Motor homes with personalized or special plates receive a year and month sticker only. All vehicles registered by gross weight must carry the certificate of registration at all times. The certificate of registration shows the registration type and gross weight.

Sticker placement examples for motor buses

Sticker placement examples for motor homes

Applicable plate types: 

  • Motor Bus - BUS
  • Motor Home - MTM

Recreational vehicle trailer plates expire annually in April and have APR stamped in the lower left corner. (A few early plates did not have the APR stamp and were issued a month sticker.) Older recreational vehicle trailer plates have APR stamped in the upper right corner. Place the year sticker in the bottom left corner.

RV Trailer sticker location graphic

Applicable plate type: 

  • Recreational Vehicle Trailer - RVT
Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: January 6, 2014

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