License plate search

Online payment services will be unavailable due to system maintenance from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Sunday, May 21.

The license plate search application will display the registration expiration date, vehicle year, vehicle make and the renewal reference number (RRN, used for online renewals).

Tips for using the license plate search application:

  • Do not use the letter "O" when entering in a plate number; use the number "0."
  • Do not use spaces or hyphens when entering the license plate number. 

​This WisDOT application is not a secure website. Personal information such as names, address, social security numbers, date of birth, etc., will not be displayed.

This service may not be available on Sundays from 6 a.m.–9 a.m. due to regular system maintenance.

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​Questions? 
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