Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Motorcycles, mopeds, and low speed vehicles

Registration plates for motorcycles, mopeds, and low speed vehicles expire at the end of April in even years.

Motorcycle have APR stamped on the lower left corner. Place the year sticker on the lower right corner. Older motorcycle plates issued before 2003 have WIS stamped on the lower left corner and APR in the lower right corner. Place the year sticker on the lower center of the plate.

Motorcycle license plate sticker locations

Applicable plate types are:

  • Motorcycle - CYC
  • Disabled Parking Cycle - DMC
  • Veteran Motorcycle - VMC

Moped plates have APR stamped on the left side and MOPED stamped on the lower right. Place the year sticker on the lower left of the license plate so that it does not cover the stamped letters.  Older moped plates issued before 2004 have WIS on the lower left corner and MOPED on the lower right corner.  Place the year sticker on the lower center of the plate.

Moped license plate sticker locations

Applicable plate type:

  • Moped - MPD

Low speed vehicles plates receive both a month and year sticker.  Place the month sticker on the lower left corner of the plate, and place the year sticker on the lower right corner.

RV trailer license plate sticker locations

Applicable plate type:

  • Low Speed Vehicle - LSV
Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service

Last modified: December 5, 2012

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