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Recreational Vehicle

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A recreational vehicle is defined as "Every camping trailer, motor home, mini-motor home, travel trailer, truck camper or van camper used primarily for recreational purposes and not used commercially nor owned by a commercial business" (625 ILCS 5/1-169).

Fees

Random License Plates Fees
Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$173
($95 title fee +
$78 registration fee)
$156
($95 title fee +
$61 registration fee)
$139
($95 title fee +
$44 registration fee)
$122
($95 title fee +
$27 registration fee)
8,001 - 10,000
$185
($95 title fee +
$90 registration fee)
$165
($95 title fee +
$70 registration fee)
$145
($95 title fee +
$50 registration fee)
$125
($95 title fee +
$30 registration fee)
10,001 and over
$197
($95 title fee +
$102 registration fee)
$174
($95 title fee +
$79 registration fee)
$151
($95 title fee +
$56 registration fee)
$128
($95 title fee +
$33 registration fee)

Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$78
$61
$44
$27
8,001 - 10,000
$90
$70
$50
$30
10,001 and over
$102
$79
$56
$33
Current plates expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $107 ($78 registration fee + $29 replacement fee)
  • 8,001 - 10,000 — $119 ($90 registration fee + $29 replacement fee)
  • 10,001 and over — $131 ($102 registration fee + $29 replacement fee)
Current plates do not expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $29 ($29 replacement fee)
  • 8,001 - 10,000 — $29 ($29 replacement fee)
  • 10,001 and over — $29 ($29 replacement fee)
Annual renewal
  • 8,000 or less — $78 ($78 registration fee)
  • 8,001 - 10,000 — $90 ($90 registration fee)
  • 10,001 and over — $102 ($102 registration fee)

Vanity License Plates Fees
Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$267
($95 title fee +
$78 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$250
($95 title fee +
$61 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$233
($95 title fee +
$44 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$216
($95 title fee +
$27 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)

Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$172
($78 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$155
($61 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$138
($44 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
$121
($27 registration fee +
$94 vanity fee)
Current plates expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $201 ($78 registration fee + $94 vanity fee + $29 replacement fee)
Current plates do not expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $123 ($94 vanity fee + $29 replacement fee)
Annual renewal
  • 8,000 or less — $91 ($78 registration fee + $13 vanity fee)

Personalized License Plates Fees
Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$220
($95 title fee +
$78 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
$203
($95 title fee +
$61 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
$166
($95 title fee +
$44 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
$169
($95 title fee +
$27 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)

Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance

Weight
Jan. 1 - Mar. 30
Mar. 31 - June 29
June 30 - Sept. 29
Sept. 30 - Dec. 31
8,000 or less
$125
($78 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
$108
($61 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
$91
($44 registration fee +
47 personalized fee)
$74
($27 registration fee +
$47 personalized fee)
Current plates expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $154 ($78 registration fee + $47 personalized fee + $29 replacement fee)
Current plates do not expire within 90 days
  • 8,000 or less — $76 ($47 personalized fee + $29 replacement fee)
Annual renewal
  • 8,000 or less — $85 ($78 registration fee + $7 personalized fee)

Availability

  • Not available as Vanity or Personalized - 10,001 and over
  • Eligible for Benefit Access Program - 8,000 or less
  • Not eligible for Benefit Access Program - 10,001 and over

Renewal Methods