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DMV Extends Driver License Renewal for Ages 60+

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has extended the license renewal period for drivers 60 and over due to the current elevated health risks with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Licensed drivers in the 60 and over category whose licenses are scheduled to expire in January, February or March 2022, will now have […]

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State agencies offer cybersecurity resources to protect Wisconsinites

During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) team up for a podcast to help Wisconsinites protect themselves online. The latest episode of “Transportation Connects Us” explores internet threats and the resources available to residents and businesses for dealing with them. […]

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DMV extensions for driver license renewal for drivers age 60 and over

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) estimates that nearly 20,000 drivers over age 60 have yet to renew licenses which expired after March 12, 2020. The DMV extended the renewal period to help keep these higher-risk customers safe during the health emergency. The renewal deadline extensions expire May 21, 2021. Most drivers […]

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Out-of-state vehicle title and registrations can now be done online

Wisconsin residents can now title and register their vehicles with out-of-state titles online. Nearly all Wisconsin title transfer applications can now be initiated online with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) eMV Public online application.  “Over the past few years, nearly 19% of all used vehicle title transactions were for out-of-state […]

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Wisconsin DMV extends license renewal for drivers age 60 and over

The deadline to renew expired licenses for drivers age 60 and over has been extended to May 21, 2021. The extension is due to the continued health risks from COVID-19. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) estimates this extension impacts 62,000 Wisconsin drivers. Drivers who need to visit a DMV, such […]

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State driver licenses and IDs are the most common forms of identification to show at the polls

Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are the most common form of identification used for voting purposes. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages voters to check and be sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote in this month’s primary (February 16). A federally compliant REAL ID card is not […]

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DMV offers information on obtaining an ID to vote in the February Spring Primary

The Wisconsin 2021 Spring Primary is weeks away and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to be sure people know how to obtain identification, free of charge, that is valid for voting. Valid identification for voting purposes include a driver license, identification card, military or student ID card, etc. There […]

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Wisconsin DMV releases new special plates

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) introduces new special license plates which are available for $15, in addition to the regular registration fee. Local 139 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), which represents heavy equipment operators in the construction industry, sponsors a new special license plate. It is available […]

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Wisconsin DMV recognized for stopping fraud scam

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Compliance, Audit, and Fraud Unit recently received recognition for its initiative to detect fraud and enhance the integrity of DMV products. The unit uncovered a fraud ring in the Madison community, which led to investigations in other states. In recognition of their work, DMV […]

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DMV explains steps to obtain an ID to vote

Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, including a Wisconsin driver license or ID. There is no separate “voter ID” and a federally-compliant REAL ID card is not required for voting purposes. The Wisconsin Elections Commission provides a list of acceptable options to bring to the polls on its website, bringit.wi.gov. […]

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Countdown to November’s General Election: Wisconsin DMVs ready to provide identification

With less than one month left until the November General Election, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is ready to provide identification needed to vote by expanding online services and bolstering locations. Most people already have a driver’s license or ID card, or other forms of acceptable identification, to show at […]

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Drivers over age 60 have until November 23 to renew their license

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recognizes the continuing health risk to drivers over age 60 during this pandemic and has granted them an additional 60-day extension to renew their driver license. Drivers over age 60 whose license expired after March 12, 2020 now have until November 23, 2020 to visit […]

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Extensión De Renovación De Licencias De Conducir Termina El 25 De Julio

WISCONSIN (RCE Noticias) – La fecha plazo para los conductores menores de 60 años que recibieron extensiones para renovar su licencia debido a COVID-19 es el sábado 25 de julio.  La División de Vehículos Motorizados (DMV) del Departamento de Transporte de Wisconsin recuerda a los conductores que renueven sus licencias en línea (wisconsindmv.gov/renewDL ) para […]

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DMV Reminder: Extension on driver license renewal ends July 25

The deadline for drivers under age 60 who received extensions to renew their license due to COVID-19 is Saturday, July 25. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds drivers to renew their licenses online (wisconsindmv.gov/renewDL) to avoid a late fee. DMV recently added an online license renewal option to offer greater […]