Special license plates

Amateur radio | Antique | Celebrate Children Foundation ​| Choose Life Wisconsin, Inc.Civil Air Patrol | Collector | Collector special | Cure childhood cancerDisabled | Disabled veteran | Donate Life Wisconsin | Ducks Unlimited | Emergency medical services | Endangered resources | Ex-prisoner of war | Firefighter | Freemason | Gold Star Family | Golf Wisconsin | Green Bay Packers | Harley-Davidson/Share the road | Historic military vehicle | Hobbyist | In God We Trust | Lao VeteransLaw Enforcement Memorial Lions Foundation | Marquette University | Medal of Honor | Military group | Milwaukee Brewers | Milwaukee Bucks | Nurses change lives | Rescue squad member | Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationSpecial designed vehicle | Scouting alumniTrout Unlimited | University | U.S. veteran motorcycle | Whitetails UnlimitedWisconsin National Guard | Wisconsin Salutes Veterans | Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation

Amateur radio

Available to current holders of FCC amateur radio licenses. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...     

Amateur radio license plate Current design issued in 2001   

    Current design issued in 2001

Registration period  ​1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​No. Applicant's FCC call number is assigned as the plate number

Plate color

​Black characters on a white graphic background
Statutory references.341.14(2)
DMV inquiry​AMA
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryAR

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Antique

Available for 1945 or older model vehicles that have not been altered or modified from the manufacturer’s original specifications. The vehicle may only be used for special occasions such as display and parade purposes. Motorcycle version available. See also Collector and Hobbyist. More...

 Antique license plate.

     Current design issued in 1980

Registration period  Non-expiring
Fee$5
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​No

Plate color

​Green characters on a gold background
Statutory references.341.265​
DMV inquiryANT
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryAQ
 

Celebrate Children Foundation

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered.  More...

         Celebrate children. Current design issued in October 2010        Celebrate children - Issued January 1999 through October 2010

Current design issued in February 2016   Issued October 2010 -January 2016        Issued January 1999 -September 2010

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus a $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to the Children's Trust Fund.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters (issued from October 2010) or red characters (issued prior to October 22, 2010) on the Celebrate Children Foundation background    
Statutory references.341.14(6r)
DMV inquiryKID
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryCV
        

Choose Life Wisconsin, Inc.

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...     

 

           First issued in 2018

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new plates are issued
Number of platesTwo

Plates remain with

​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee.
Plate color​Black characters on a white background with a black and white image of a baby's footprint for the decal on the left.
​​Statutory reference s.341.14(6r)
DMV inquiry​CLW
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV


Civil Air Patrol

Available to individuals who are current or retired members of the Civil Air Patrol. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...    

Civil Air Patrol license plate 

            First issued in 2007

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of
 operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Civil Air Patrol logo
Statutory reference s.341.14(6r)
DMV inquiryCVG
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
  

Collector

Available for motor vehicles 20 model years old or older that have not been altered or modified from manufacturer’s specifications. Must have another vehicle currently registered in Wisconsin. Cannot be operated during the month of January without a temporary plate. Motorcycle version available. See also Antique and Hobbyist. More...     

Collector license plate 

             First issued in 1972

Registration period  Non-expiring
FeeOne-time $50 collector vehicle issuance fee plus twice the annual registration fee for the vehicle type being registered.
Number of platesTwo (one for a motorcycle/moped)
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​No. A collector number is assigned as the plate number. Subsequent collector vehicles owned by the customer receive the sample plate number with an alpha suffix or prefix.

Plate color

​Red characters on a light blue background
Statutory references.341.266
DMV inquiryCOL
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryCL

 

Collector special

Available to customers with a valid collector vehicle. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...     

Collector special license plate.  

      Current design issued in 2001

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new plates are issued
Number of platesTwo

Plates remain with

​Seller
Personalized available?No. The same collector number issued is assigned as the plate number. Subsequent collector vehicles owned by the customer receive the sample plate number with an alpha suffix or prefix.
Plate color​Black characters on a white background
​​Statutory reference​s.341.266 and s.341.14(2m)
DMV inquiry​CLS
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCS

 

Cure childhood cancer

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...     


           First issued in 2017

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new plates are issued
Number of platesTwo

Plates remain with

​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee.
Plate color​Black characters on a white background with Help Cure Childhood Cancer logo and ribbon.
​​Statutory reference s.341.14(6r)
DMV inquiry​CCC
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV


Disabled

Available to persons with a disability that impairs the ability to walk. Also issued to the employer of such person using a company vehicle, or to someone for whom such person is dependent for transportation. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Motorcycle plate availableMore...​

Disabled license plate. 

    Current design issued in 2000

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee
Number of platesTwo (one for a motorcycle)
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the International Symbol Access
Statutory references.341.14(1a)
DMV inquiryDIS
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

  

Disabled veteran

Available to persons with a disability that impairs the ability to walk and whose disability was incurred while in active U.S. military service. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Disabled veteran license plate. 

    Current design issued in 2009

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

Blue characters on a red, white and blue graphic with International Symbol of Access​
Statutory references.341.14(1)​
DMV inquiryVET
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryDV
 

Donate Life Wisconsin

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Donate Life Wisconsin license plate. 

             First issued in 2008   

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Donate Life Wisconsin, Inc.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Donate Life logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryLIF
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Ducks Unlimited

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Ducks Unlimited license plate.  

            First issued in 2001

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Ducks Unlimited.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

Black characters on a white background with the Ducks Unlimited logo ​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryDUK
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Emergency medical services

Available to individuals who submit proof of eligibility. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered. More...

          

Red and white design issued in 2011​               White design issued in 2007

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

Black characters on a red and white background or black characters on a white background with EMS Staff of Life logo​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryEMT (red and white design); CVG (white design)
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Endangered resources

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Three distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered. More...     

 ​            Endangered resources license plate - Badger design issued in 2010          
 Eagle design issued September 2015​    Badger design issued 2010 - August 2015​ 

Endangered resources license plate - Wolf design reissued in 2007
Wolf design reissued in 2007​

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus a $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to the WI Dept. of Natural Resources Endangered Resources Fund.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee.

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with wolf logo, black characters on a white background with a badger and prairie graphic, or black characters with an eagle graphic.
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryEND (wolf design); ENN (badger or eagle design)
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Ex-prisoner of war

Available to former prisoners of war as certified by the Veterans Administration. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Ex-prisoner of war license plate. 

             First issued in 1980

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of  operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month. 
FeeNone for the first plate. Additional plates are the basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​No

Plate color

​Blue characters on a white background
Statutory references.341.14(6)
DMV inquiryXPW
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryXP
 

Firefighter

Available to individuals who submit proof of eligibility. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered. More...

Firefighter license plate - Current design issued in 2011   Firefighter license plate - Current design issued in 2007

            Design issued in 2011                          Design issued in 2007

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller​
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on red and white background or black characters on a white background with Maltese Cross logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryFFO (red and white design); FRF (white design)
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Freemason

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Applicant must apply separately to the Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of WI for Freemason decals to affix to the license plates.More...

Freemason license plate.  

           First issued in 2001

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Freemason logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryMGP
​DOJ “TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Gold Star Family

Available to persons who have had an immediate family member die while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Gold Star Family license plate. 

             First issued in 2006

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Gold Star Banner logo.
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryGST
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Golf Wisconsin

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...

Golf Wisconsin license plate 

              First issued in 2006

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association Junior Foundation and Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
Number of plates Two
Plates remain with Seller​
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Golf Wisconsin logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryGLF
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

  

Green Bay Packers

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Green Bay Packers license plate. 

             First issued in 2001

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Lambeau​​​​ Field.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a gold background with the Packer’s trademark logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryPAK
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Harley-Davidson/Share the road

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...     

Harley-Davidson/Share the road license plate. 

              First issued in 2011

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to motorcycle, moped and motor bicycle safety programs.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee 

Plate color

​Black characters on a gray background with the Harley-Davidson emblem 
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryHAR
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Historic military vehicle

Available for historic military vehicles manufactured for use in any country's military forces. Vehicles that run on continuous tracks, or a combination of wheels and tracks, do not qualify. Must be 25 or more years old if imported from another country. The vehicle may only be used for special occasions such as display and show events. Motorcycle version available. More...

Historic military vehicle license plate. 

              First issued in 2010

Registration period  Non-expiring
Fee$5
Number of platesTwo (one for motorcycles and trailers)
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?No

Plate color

White characters on an olive green background with a star logo​
Statutory references.341.269
DMV inquiryHMV or HMM (cycles)
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryML
 

Hobbyist

Available for reconstructed or street modified motor vehicles 20 years or older, for replica vehicles 20 model years or older or for homemade vehicles. Must have another vehicle currently registered. Cannot be operated during the month of January without a temporary plate. Motorcycle version available. See also Antique and CollectorMore...

Hobbyist license plate. 

            First issued in 1976

Registration period  Non-expiring
FeeOne-time $50 hobbyist issuance fee plus twice the annual registration fee for the vehicle type being registered.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​No

Plate color

​Yellow characters on a green background
Statutory references.341.14(4r), s.341.268(2)
DMV inquiryHOB
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryPE

In God We Trust

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

In God We Trust license plate. 

              First issued in 2014

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Wisconsin Veteran Home member care.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on U.S. flag background
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryIGT
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Lao Veterans of America

Available only to certified members of Lao Veterans of America, Inc. Applicant must contact the Lao Veterans of America, Inc., for a Veteran’s Certificate and license plate stickers before applying for this license plate.

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Lao Veterans of America license plate. 

             First issued in 2001

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Lao Veterans of America logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryMGP
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

​Law Enforcement Memorial

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...

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              First issued in 2015

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with a logo incorporating the rose and shield emblem used by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and an outline of Wisconsin.
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryLEM
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Lions Foundation

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...

Lions Foundation license plate. 

              First issued in 2010

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Wisconsin Lions Club Foundation.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Lions Club International emblem
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryLCF
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Marquette University

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Marquette University license plate. 

              First issued in 2010

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Marquette University logo.
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryMRQ
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

Medal of Honor

Available to any Wisconsin resident awarded the Medal of Honor. More...

Medal of Honor license plate. 

     Current design issued in 2009

Registration period  Non-expiring
FeeNone
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?No

Plate color

​Blue characters on a red, white, and blue background with medal and US flag
Statutory references.341.14(5)​
DMV inquiryMDH
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCM
 

Military

Available to active, reserve or retired U.S. military personnel or military academy students or alumni who submit proof of eligibility. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered.

More...

Military - U.S. Naval Academy       Military - Marine Corps Veteran.

Current design issued in July 2008           Issued December 2006 through June 2008

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

Blue characters on a red, white and blue background (issued since 2008) or blue characters on a white background with the US flag (issued prior to 2008) with service, medal or academy logo    ​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryMLG
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryML

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Milwaukee Brewers

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered.  More...

Milwaukee Brewers license plate.   Milwaukee Brewers license plate.

                               Both designs first issued in 2010

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District that oversees Miller Park.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee.

Plate color

​White letters and numbers on a dark blue background with current Brewers 'M' logo or white characters on a light blue background with the retro ball and glove logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
​DMV inquiryMBN ('M' design); MBO (Ball and glove design)
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryCV
 

Milwaukee Bucks

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

 

              First issued in 2016

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to reimburse the State of Wisconsin for funds provided for building the Bucks arena and to benefit the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

White characters on a green background with the team logo​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryMBK
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Nurses change lives

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucksMore...​


               First issued in 2017

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee
Number of platesTwo (one for a motorcycle)
Plates remain with​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the heart and stethoscope image
Statutory reference s.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryNUR
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

Rescue squad member

Available to individuals who submit proof of eligibility. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Rescue squad member license plate. 

    Current design issued in 2008

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

Black characters on a white background with the Maltese Cross logo​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryCVG
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...

             First issued in 2016

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

Black characters on a graphic background with the Rocky Mountain Elk graphic​
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryELK
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Scouting alumni

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucksMore...

 

            Boy Scout and Eagle Scout decals first issued in 2017

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee
Number of platesTwo (one for a motorcycle)
Plates remain with​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Boy Scout or Eagle Scout symbol
Statutory references.341.14(1a)
DMV inquiryBSA
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

Special designed vehicle

Issued for home-built, reconstructed or manufactured vehicles having a maximum speed of 35 m.p.h. Applicant must have a special restricted operator license. Two distinct plate styles are valid if currently registered.

Special designed vehicle license plate - Current design issued in 2003.                           Special designed vehicle - Designed issued 1992 through 2003.

Current design issued in 2003                       Designed issued 1992 through 2003

Registration period 

1 year

Plate expiration

April 30

​Fee

$5

​Number of plates

One

Plates remain with

​Seller

Personalized available?

No​

Plate color

Black characters on a white background (4" x 7" issued in 2003) or green characters on a white background (4 3/8" x 8 1/8" issued prior to 2003)​

Statutory reference

s.341.067, s.343.075, s.343.135

DMV inquiry

CYC

​DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiry

SD

Trout Unlimited

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...

Trout Unlimited license plate. 

              First issued in 2015

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued plus $20 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Wisconsin Tout Unlimited.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with Seller​
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with a logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryTRT
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryCV


University of Wisconsin higher education

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. Available for 13 University of Wisconsin System campuses.  More....

University of Wisconsin higher education license plate. 

    Current design issued in 2007

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued plus $20 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) for the designated campus.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain withSeller​
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with a campus logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryHEG; HEM=Madison campus ONLY
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryHE

U.S. veteran motorcycle

Available to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who submit proof of eligibility. Available for motorcycles only. No special parking privileges are provided with the U.S. Veteran motorcycle plate. Both styles are valid if currently registered. Mo​re...

    U. S. veteran motorcycle - Current design issued in 2003.                       U. S. veteran motorcycle - Issued in 2002 through 2003.

Current design issued in 2003                      Issued in 2002 through 2003

Registration period 2 years
Plate expirationLast day of April even-numbered years
Fee $23 biennial fee​ plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesOne
Plates remain withSeller​
Personalized available?​​Yes. $15 annual fee ($30 for biennial registration)

Plate color

​Blue characters on a white background with the US flag. Two different sizes: 4" x 7" issued from 2003 or 4 3/8" x 8 1/8"" issued prior to 2003.
Statutory references.341.14(6w)
DMV inquiryVMC
DOJ ​​“TIME” system inquiryMC

Whitetails Unlimited

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks.  More...


              First issued in 2016

Registration period 1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Black characters on a graphic background with the Whitetails Unlimited graphic.
Statutory references.341.14(6m)​
DMV inquiryWTU
​DOJ "TIME" system inquiryCV

 

Wisconsin National Guard

Available to a Wisconsin resident who is an active or retired member of the National Guard. Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. NO special parking privileges are provided with the Wisconsin National Guard plate. More...

Wisconsin National Guard license plate. 

     Current design issued in 2007

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?Yes. $15 annual fee​

Plate color

​Blue characters on a red, white, and blue background with the US flag and minuteman logo
Statutory references.341.14(6m)​
DMV inquiryWNG
​DOJ "TIME" system inquiryNG

 

Wisconsin salutes veterans

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Wisconsin salutes veterans license plate. 

             First issued in 2006

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with US/Wisconsin flags and eagle logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquirySPT
DOJ ​“TIME” system inquiryCV

 

Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation

Available for autos, motor homes, motor trucks up through 8,000 pounds, and 12,000 pound farm trucks. More...

Wisconsin Women's  Health Foundation license plate. 

               First issued in 2006

Registration period  1 year
Plate expirationFor auto registration: Any day of the year (365 days), based on first date of operation in Wisconsin. Motor home and truck registration: Last day of expiration month.
Fee Basic annual registration fee plus $15 when new non-personalized plates are issued, plus $25 annual donation (may be tax-deductible) to Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation.
Number of platesTwo
Plates remain with ​Seller
Personalized available?​ Yes. $15 annual fee

Plate color

​Black characters on a white background with the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation logo
Statutory references.341.14(6r)​
DMV inquiryWHF
​“TIME” system inquiryCV

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