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eMV Public frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Owner details

Should I update my address before using e-MV Public?

Yes. This can be done by using Change your residence address online application. You will have an opportunity to add a shipping (special mailing) address within the e-MV Public application, if you wish to have your products mailed to a different location other than your primary residence.

What is a shipping address?

A shipping address is defined as a "special mailing" address that allows a customer to have their DMV products (title, registration, plates, etc.) mailed somewhere other than their primary residence. Customers may wish to list a different shipping address for reasons such as: the vehicle is being used by a member of the family who is enrolled in the military and stationed out of state, or a child using the vehicle at a college campus in a different area of Wisconsin, etc.

Can I enter a special mailing or shipping address as part of my application?

The e-MV Public application allows you to enter a shipping (special mailing) address to have the title, license plates, Certificate of Registration and/or stickers mailed to location other than your residence address.

Why doesn’t the co-owner address display?

Because the products issued, (title, license plates, registration, etc.) as part of the e-MV Public application are mailed to the primary owner. You may edit your choice of who is listed as the primary owner by using the back button within the e-MV Public application or use the edit button on the Confirmation screen.

Questions? Contact the eMV support team
Last modified: August 13, 2012

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