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All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Registration
 
General Description
Public Use: An ATV used on marked ATV trails, frozen waters, or any lands you have permission to operate on must be registered for public use.

Private Use: used on land owned by the applicant or an immediate family member; agricultural designation on Private Use Type allows operation for agricultulral purposes.

Definition of an ATV: All-terrain vehicle" means an engine-driven device which:

1. Has a net weight of 900 pounds or less,
2. Has a width of 48 inches or less,
3. Is equipped with a seat designed to be straddled by the operator and
4. Is designed to travel on 3 or more low-pressure tires. A low-pressure tire is a tire which has a minimum width of 6 inches, which is designed to be mounted on a rim with a maximum diameter of 12 inches and which is designed to be inflated with an operating pressure not to exceed 6 pounds per square inch as recommended by the manufacturer.

(Six wheelers must be registered if the unit meets all of the definition.)

All ATV operators please be aware that if you were born on or after January 1, 1988 you must complete an ATV safety education course. Please click here for further information:  ATV Education.


Below are License/Permit/Registration types currently available for your search. For more detailed information, click on a type.

Type License Type Description
Original

Public Use: An ATV used on marked ATV trails, frozen waters, or any lands you have permission to operate on must be registered for public use.

Private Use: An ATV used on land owned by the applicant or an immediate family member, agricultural designation on Private Use Type allows operation for agricultural purposes.

 
Renewal
Renews public use registration of an ATV registered to the same owner with a Wisconsin registration number and expired decals. Private Use registration does not expire.  
Replacement
Replacement certificate and decals for an ATV currently registered in Wisconsin are available to the same owner if the original certificate and/or decals have been lost, stolen, destroyed, painted over, scraped off, etc.  
Transfer

Public Use: Transfer or transfer and renewal of public use type registration to new applicant. This would include changing registration into or out of a trust.
Private use is not transferable.

 
Modification
Updates customer information including spelling, address change and any corrections to the general ATV information.  


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