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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Wisconsin Offroad Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Wisconsin ATV Safety Certificate.

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Registration Decals and License Plate

If your ATV requires registration, it must display the following.

  • All registered vehicles must display current registration decals. The decals must be displayed prominently on both sides of the ATV and in a position that is forward of the operator.
  • ATVs with a Public Use registration also must have a license plate attached to the rear of the vehicle.
    • The plate must:
      • Have a white background that is at least 4 inches high and 7½ inches wide and…
      • Use black lettering that is at least 1½ inches high with a 316-inch stroke (thickness) and…
      • Display the registration ID number—the four numbers and two letters found on the registration decals and registration certificate card and…
      • Be kept in legible condition.
    • The plate may:
      • Be homemade or purchased commercially and…
      • Be made from any type of material.
Wisconsin ATV Registration Decal

Registration Certificate

It is recommended that you carry the Registration Certificate with you while riding. If the proof of registration is in the form of a validated receipt, you must carry the validation with you while riding, and it must be presented to an enforcement officer when requested.

Wisconsin ATV Registration Certificate