Request information on incidents that prevent you from obtaining a DMV product

​​​Check if you have any restrictions (incidents) on your vehicle record that may prevent you from obtaining a vehicle title or registration product. This service is free.

Please note that certain incidents affecting your vehicle title/registration may also affect your driving privilege. To check your driver license information to ensure that your driving privilege is valid, use DMV’s status checker.

What are incidents? 

  • ​Administrative suspension for a checks returned for insufficient payment.
  • BR (Bureau of Registration Suspension/Cancellation) for not returning a product that needs correction.
  • IFTA/IRP suspension of apportioned vehicle registration.
  • Emissions suspension for not completing and passing the emissions test requirement or for having emissions equipment that has been identified as being tampered.
  • OWI restriction for an Ignition Interlock Device. See Drunk driving law changes​. 
  • Safety responsibility suspension or damage judgment suspension for not having proof of insurance in a crash (additional fees required by DMV to reinstate driver license or vehicle registration).
  • Unpaid parking tickets, judgments, and towing and storage fees.

To use this online system, you must enter the following:

  • Your Wisconsin driver license number or Wisconsin identification card number, if available
  • The last four digits of your social security number, and
  • Your date of birth

If you do not know your driver license or identification card number, you will need to enter:

  • Your proper name including first, last and middle initial
  • Complete social security number, and
  • Your date of birth

Click the "START NOW" button below to get started. 

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

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