Heavy trucks and trailers license plates

Apportioned full trailer | Apportioned power unit | Apportioned semi-trailer | Farm trailer | Heavy farm truck | Heavy trailer | Heavy truck | SemiT​railer | Tractor | Transferable trailer​ | "ZA" trailer 

Apportioned full trailer

Plate is valid, but no longer issued.

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Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationAll 12 months
Fee Based on weight, mileage, and fees for operation in other states. ​Plate is valid, but no longer issued. 
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

Registrant
Plate color Red on white
Statutory reference s.341.405
DMV inquiry​APT
DOJ “TIME” system inquiryAL

 

Apportioned power unit

Apportioned power unit weight sticker.

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Apportioned power truck plate

Registration period 1 year
Plate expiration All 12 months         
Fee Based on weight, mileage, and fees for operation in other states.
​Number of plates ​One
Plates remain with Registrant
Plate color Red on white
​Statutory reference​ s.341.405
DMV inquiry​ APO
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiry AP

Apportioned semi-trailer

This IRP apportioned plate is no longer issued but remains valid throughout the US and Canadian IRP jurisdictions as a non-expiring semi-trailer plate.

Apportioned semi truck plate
Registration period  Non-expiring
Plate expiration Indefinite
Fee Originally based on weight, mileage, and fees for operation in other
states. ​However, since 2002 it is a valid non-expiring plate/registration with no recurring fee.
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

Not transferable to a different vehicle.
Plate color Black on yellow
Statutory reference s.341.405
DMV inquiry​APT
DOJ “TIME” system inquiryAL

Farm trailer

Trailer must be used exclusively for farm purposes.


Current design issued in 2008
Registration period 1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 
Plate expiration December 31
Fee
Based on vehicle gross weight (see fee chart​)
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

Vehicle
Plate color
Black on gray
Statutory reference s.340.01(17), s.341.26(3)(b)
DMV inquiry​FTL
DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTL

      

Heavy farm truck

Farm truck in excess of 12,000 pounds. May not be used for any non-farm occupation or commuting to and from work. Farm truck registered at 38,000 pounds or more must be used exclusively for farm purposes. Use of farm truck less than 38,000 pounds must be primarily for farm purposes.

 
Current design issued in 2008

Registration period 

1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 

Fee

Based on vehicle gross weight (see fee chart)

Number of plates

​Two

​Plates remain with

Vehicle

Plate color​

Black on gray

Statutory reference

s.340.01(18), s.341.045, s.341.26(3)(a)2

DMV inquiry

HFM

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FM

Heavy trailer

Plate validated with a sticker showing month and year of expiration.

 
Current design issued in 2008
Registration period 1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 
Plate expiration Based on registration period
Fee
Based on vehicle gross weight (see fee chart)
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

Vehicle
Plate color
Black on gray
Statutory reference
DMV inquiryTRL
DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTL

Heavy truck

Issued to trucks in excess of 8,000 pounds. Plates validated with a sticker showing month and year of expiration. Issued to a motor truck used as a motor home with a slide-in camper unit (dual-purpose vehicle).

 
Current design issued in 2008
Registration period 1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 
Plate expiration Based on registration period 
Fee Based on vehicle gross weight
Number of platesTwo

​Plates remain with

​Vehicle
Plate color
Black on gray
Statutory reference s.341.13(2), s.341.18, s.341.25(1)(c), s.341.25(1)(cm), s.341.25(2), s.341.26(1), s.341.26(4), s.341.25(2), s.341.30(1)(c)​ 

DMV inquiry

​HTK
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTLK

Semi-trailer

Plate remains with the vehicle only when the lessee buys the vehicle from the lessor. Plate is not transferable to any other semi-trailer.

 
Registration period  Non-expiring 
Fee$50
Number of platesOne
​Plates remain with
See remarks above

Plate color

Black on orange
Statutory reference
s.341.264 
DMV inquirySTL
DOJ “TIME” system inquiry
​TL

Tractor

Plate validated with a sticker showing month and year of expiration. Plate is also issued to road-tractor and farm truck-tractor.


 Current design issued in 2008
Registration period 1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 
Plate expiration Based on registration period 
Fee
Based on vehicle gross weight 
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

​Vehicle
Plate color
Black on gray
Statutory reference
 
DMV inquiryTOR
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTR​

Transferable trailer

​Transferable Trailer is a trailer or temporary under carriage towed by a motor vehicle and used solely for transporting modular housing units or other portable buildings to be used for human occupancy and the return of the empty trailers/temporary undercarriage.

 
Registration period 1 year, quarterly, or consecutive monthly 
Plate expiration Based on registration period 
Fee Based on vehicle gross weight (see fee chart
Number of plates​One
​Plates remain with ​Seller
Plate colorBlack on yellow
Statutory reference
DMV inquiry​TRL
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTL
  

"ZA" trailer

Optional annual registration: Trailer with a gross weight of 3,000 pounds or less and not used for hire or rental (s.341.06(1)(am)).

Optional 6-year registration: Trailer used for hire or rental with a gross weight of 4,500 pounds or less and part of a fleet of 100 or more trailers (s.341.308).


  Current design issued in 2001
​Registration period  See remarks above 
Plate expiration June 30
Fee Fee  $37.50 - annual (Use chart for proration
Number of plates​One

​Plates remain with

​Vehicle
Plate colorBlack on white graphic
Statutory reference s.341.25(1)(gd), s.341.06(1)(am) 
DMV inquiry​LTL
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryTL

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