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Note: DMV customer service centers accept cash, checks, debit cards and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Debit cards will be processed as credit. Please make checks payable to "Registration Fee Trust." For online transactions, we accept most credit and debit cards and ACH (Automated Clearing House) from your checking or savings account.

​ Vehicle license plates
Fees
Amateur radio​ (AMA)$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Antique (ANT/AMC)$5 (non-expiring)
Automobile (AUT)*​$75 - annual registration fee
$100 electric vehicle surcharge, if applicable
Bus - Motor bus (BUS) Fees vary by vehicle weight
Bus - School bus (BUS)​$5 - 5 year registration fee
Bus - Urban Mass Transportation (BBX)​$5 - 5 year registration fee
Camping trailer (RVT) - See Recreational vehicle trailer)​$15 - annual registration fee (Use chart for proration)
Celebrate children (KID)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Choose Life Wisconsin, Inc. (CLW)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Civil Air Patrol (CVG)*  ​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Collector (COL/CMC)​$50 one-time issuance fee and twice the annual registration fee for vehicle type. Non-expiring, but not valid in the month of January. Temporary plates are available for $5 for five consecutive days in the month of January.
​Collector special (CLS)​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Cure childhood cancer (CCC)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Disabled parking​ (DIS)*​Annual registration fee for vehicle type
Disabled veteran parking (VET)*​Annual registration fee for vehicle type
Donate Life Wisconsin (LIF)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Driver education​ (AUT/DVC)​$5 - 5 year registration fee
​Ducks Unlimited (DUK)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Emergency medical services (CVG/EMT)* ​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Endangered resources (END/ENN)* ​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Ex-POW (XPW) (1st)​$0 (no registration fee​​)
EX-POW (XPW) (2nd and subsequent, or spouse)​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type

Firefighter (FFO/FFR)*

​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Freemason (MGP)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type

​​Gold Star family (GST)*

​Annual registration fee for vehicle type
Golf Wisconsin (GLF)* ​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Green Bay Packers (PAK)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation, and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Harley-Davidson/Share the road (HAR)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation to WisDOT safety programs, and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Historic military vehicle (HMV)​$5 registration fee and $25 issuance fee (non-expiring)
Hobbyist (HOB/HMC)​$50 one-time issuance fee and twice the annual registration fee for vehicle type. Non-expiring, but not valid in the month of January. Temporary plates are available for $5 for five consecutive days in the month of January.
Human services vehicle (HSV)​$75 - annual registration fee
​​In God We Trust (IGT)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Lao Veterans of America (MGP)* ​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​​Law Enforcement Memorial​ (LEM)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type​
​Lions Foundation (LCF)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Low speed vehicle (LSV)​$23 - biennial registration fee (Use fee chart for proration)

Marquette University (MRQ)*

​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Medal of Honor (MDH/MHC)​$0 (no registration fee)
Military group (MLG)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Milwaukee Brewers (MBN/MBO)* ​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​​Milwaukee Bucks​ (MBK) *​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Mobile home (MBH) - discontinued. See Recreational vehicle trailer below.
Moped (MPD)​$23 - biennial registration fee (Use fee chart for proration)
Motor home (MTM)*Fees vary by vehicle weight
Motorcycle (CYC)*​$23 - biennial  registration fee (Use fee chart for proration)
Motorcycle disabled parking (DMC)*​$23 - biennial  registration fee (Use fee chart for proration)
​Motorcycle - U.S. veteran (VMC)*​$15 issuance fee and biennial registration fee of $23. (Use fee chart for proration)
Municipal (MUN/MNC)​$5  registration fee - non-expiring; $1 plate transfer fee
​Municipal - Official (MNO)​$5  registration fee - non-expiring; $1 plate transfer fee
​Nurses change lives (NUR)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Plates - Duplicate (same plate number issued for some plate types; see also Plates - Replacement)​Based on plate type and number of plates needed. See application form
​Plates - Duplicate/replacement license plate stickers​No charge for telephone or email requests
Plates - Replacement (new plate number issued)​Based on plate type. See application form
Plates - Sample plates​$10
Recreational vehicle trailer (RVT)​​​$15 - annual  registration fee(Use fee chart for proration)
​Rescue squad member (CVG)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (ELK)*$15 issuance fee, $25 annual ​donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Scouting Alumni (BSA)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​​​Special designed vehicle (SDV)​$5 - annual registration fee
​Special X (SPX)​$5 - 5 year  registration fee
​State owned vehicle (SOV)​$5  registration fee - non-expiring; $1 plate transfer fee
Temporary (TMP)Fees vary
Trailer - Farm trailer (FTL)Fees vary by vehicle weight
​Trailer - Heavy (TRL)Fees vary by vehicle weight
​Trailer - Light (LTL) Optional 3,000 lbs. or less​$37.50 - annual  registration fee (Use chart for proration)
Trailer - Semi-trailer (STL)​$50  registration fee - non-expiring
Trout Unlimited (TRT)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual ​donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Truck - Dual purpose farm (LTK) 4,500 lbs.*​$75 - annual registration fee

​Truck - Dual purpose farm (LTK) 6,000 lbs.*​$84 - annual  registration fee
Truck - Dual purpose farm (LTK) 8,000 lbs.*$106 - annual​ registration fee
Truck - Dual purpose farm or dual purpose vehicle (HTK) 10,000 lbs. or greaterFees vary by vehicle weight
Truck - Farm/light (FRM) *
​$45 - biennial registration fee (Use fee chart for proration)
Truck - Farm/heavy (HFM) ​Fees vary by vehicle weight
Truck - Light (LTK) 4,500 lbs.*
Includes dual purpose vehicle
​$75 - annual registration fee
$100 electric vehicle surcharge, if applicable
​Truck - Light (LTK) 6,000 lbs.*
Includes dual purpose vehicle
​$84 - annual registration fee
$100 electric vehicle surcharge, if applicable
​Truck - Light (LTK) 8,000 lbs.*
Includes dual purpose vehicle
​$106 - annual registration fee
$100 electric vehicle surcharge, if applicable
Truck - Farm truck tractor (FTR)Fees vary by vehicle weight
Truck - ​Heavy​ (HTK)​
Incudes dairy and raw forest products
Fees vary by vehicle weight
Truck - Road tractor (TOR)
Includes dairy and raw forest products
Fees vary by vehicle weight
Truck - Semi-truck tractor (TOR)
Includes dairy and raw forest products
Fees vary by vehicle weight
University of Wisconsin higher education group (HEG/HEM)​$15 issuance fee, $20 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Wheel tax (Municipal or county vehicle registration fee)​For automobile and truck registration at 8,000 lbs. or less, except dual purpose farm. Fee varies based on where the vehicle is customarily kept.  Select link for more information.
Whitetails Unlimited (WTU)*$15 issuance fee, $25 annual ​donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Wisconsin National Guard (WNG)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
Wisconsin Salutes Veterans (SPT)*​$15 issuance fee and annual registration fee for vehicle type
​Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP/WSC)​$5 registration fee - non-expiring
Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation (WHF)*​$15 issuance fee, $25 annual donation and annual registration fee for vehicle type
*These plates may be personalized for an additional $15 per year.

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