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LICENSE PLATES GUIDE


TA Trailer (3,000 pounds or less)

A trailer is defined as "Every vehicle without motive power in operation, other than a pole trailer, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle" (625 ILCS 5/1-209). One plate is issued to each trailer. TA trailer license plates have either all numerals or numerals with a two alpha suffix.

Fees

Random License Plates Fees
Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
May 1-July 31
August 1-Oct. 31
Nov. 1-Jan. 31
Feb. 1-April 30
3,000 or less
$113
($95 title fee +
$18 registration fee)
$111
($95 title fee +
$16 registration fee)
$109
($95 title fee +
$14 registration fee)
$107
($95 title fee +
$12 registration fee)

Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance
Weight
May 1-July 31
August 1-Oct. 31
Nov. 1-Jan. 31
Feb. 1-April 30
3,000 or less
$18
$16
$14
$12

Current plates expire within 90 days
  • 3,000 or less — $44 ($18 registration fee + $26 replacement fee)
Current plates do not expire within 90 days
  • 3,000 or less — $26 ($26 replacement fee)
Annual renewal
  • 3,000 or less — $18 ($18 registration fee)

Availability

  • Not eligible as Vanity or Personalized
  • Not eligible for Benefit Access Program

Renewal Methods