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Wisconsin DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Wisconsin DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Division of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Wisconsin DMV is:

Online Services at the Wisconsin DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Wisconsin DMV offers the following services online:

  • Renew your license.
  • Replace license plate stickers.
  • Renew your plates.
  • Change your address.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Wisconsin Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Wisconsin DMV Practice Tests

Wisconsin DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Wisconsin DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Wisconsin

Driver’s Education in Wisconsin

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Wisconsin Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Wisconsin? has you covered!

Wisconsin Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Wisconsin Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Wisconsin Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Wisconsin Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Wisconsin License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Wisconsin driver’s license?

You need to provide proof of your name, age, address, and Social Security Number.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Wisconsin?

You can renew online or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Wisconsin driver’s license after it expires?

You need to renew your license before it expires.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Wisconsin?

Yes, you’ll need to get one within 60 days.

When will I receive my Wisconsin driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive it within about 10 business days.

Can I get a copy of my Wisconsin registration online?

Yes, you can.

How do I renew my car registration in Wisconsin?

You can renew online, by mail, or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Wisconsin?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Wisconsin car registration is expired?

You will have to pay a late fee.

When will I receive my Wisconsin car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive them within a few weeks.

How much of my Wisconsin car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Wisconsin?

Yes, you’ll need to do so when you become a resident.

Wisconsin DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Wisconsin office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Wisconsin DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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