Request your own vehicle record online

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​Your vehicle record will be emailed to you. You will not be mailed a paper copy.

Payment information

  • ​Credit/debit card/PayPal (convenience/service fee​ ​applies) 
  • Checking/savings account numbers and avoid t​he convenience/service fee

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  • Contains details about your vehicle, title, plate/registration, and emission test (if applicable)
  • View a sample of a vehicle record

This online application does not include the following:

  • Certified records for use in court proceedings (for a certified copy, see below Purchase a vehicle record by mail)
  • Vehicle history (i.e. owners, color of vehicle, mileage, etc.)
  • Copies of applications or submitted documents

The online application will ask you for the following information:

  • Your Wisconsin Driver License or ID Card number
  • The last four digits of your Social Security number
  • Your date of birth


  • Your full name
  • Your complete Social Security number
  • Your date of birth


  • A valid email address
  • Vehicle identification number
  • Valid debit or credit card

Once the online transaction is completed, you cannot cancel it or receive a refund. Verify that you have entered the information correctly before completing payment information.

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

To purchase a vehicle record by mail

  • Download and complete the Vehicle/Driver Record Information Request form MV2896
  • Include $5 for non-certified record and $10 for certified record. Do not send cash.
  • Make check or money order payable to: Registration Fee Trust
  • Send to: Vehicle Records
    P.O. Box 7995
    Madison, WI 53707-7995

Note: The Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) is enforced by the U.S. Department of Justice, which may seek civil and criminal penalties for improperly obtaining, disclosing, or using personal information from a motor vehicle record for a purpose not permitted by the DPPA. In addition, private citizens may also seek civil damages in Federal Court. You must complete the Vehicle/Driver Record Information Request form MV2896 to purchase the vehicle record of someone other than you.

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