Comment period open for IUOE specialty license plate

​International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 requests new DMV plate

Release date: January 22, 2020

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) received an application from the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 (IUOE139) requesting a new specialty license plate. To view their special group license plate application, visit Public commentary is now open through Feb. 21, 2020.

This is the first step in a process for groups interested in sponsoring an Authorized Special Group license plate. The public can now review each application submitted to become a special group plate and submit an objection if they do not approve of the special group plate. The public review period will stay open for 30 days. All objections will be passed to the legislative Transportation Committee for final decision on the plate’s status.

Act 227 changed the approval process for new Authorized Special Group license plates. This became effective October 1, 2016. Full information on the new application process is available here.

A complete list of specialty plates currently offered is available on the Specialty Plate webpage​. 

Specialty plates and regular plates can be ordered and renewed online at Only the website with .gov is the official state website. Others with .org and .com are not official and may have extra charges for forms which are free from Wisconsin DMV or these organizations may list information that is dated or incorrect. In addition to the expanding services on its website, WisDOT connects with customers on Facebook ( and Twitter @WisconsinDOT.

For more information, contact:

WisDOT Office of Public Affairs
(608) 266-3581,