Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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How to reinstate after suspension or revocation (out-of-state residents)

If you are an out-of-state resident, you are required to pay the reinstatement fee to reinstate your driving privilege in order to clear your invalid status to apply for licensing in another state. Make checks payable to Registration Fee Trust and mail to the address below. Be sure to include your full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, and your current address.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Driver Information Section
4802 Sheboygan Avenue, Room 301
P.O. Box 7983
Madison, WI 53707-7983

You may be able to use our online system to reinstate your driving privileges. If you are eligible for online reinstatement, you will be required to pay the reinstatement fee via a credit or debit card.

After the suspension or revocation period is over and you have paid your fees, you can confirm that your Wisconsin driving privilege is valid by checking your status online or by calling (608) 264-7133 (for a recorded message, 24 hours a day). You will need your Social Security number and date of birth to access this information.

Check your eligibility to reinstate your Wisconsin driving privilege.

Questions? Contact us: Wisconsin DMV email service
Call: (608) 266-2261

Last modified: August 30, 2011
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