Vehicle Licensing

Vehicle Stickers

All vehicles principally garaged or parked within the village must display a current village vehicle sticker. This includes automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, and all leased vehicles. New residents have 30 days to obtain a sticker once they move into the village. Reduced rates are available to senior citizens, at least age 62 by June 30, and to Disabled Veterans/Persons.

Vehicle stickers are valid from July 1 through June 30. Stickers must be displayed in the lower right hand corner of the windshield. 

Village of Niles vehicle stickers are also available for purchase at local currency exchanges.

Applying for a Sticker

Complete and return application. Examine the pre-printed information carefully. Make any changes or corrections as required. Missing information should be placed in the appropriate spaces. Do not separate forms. The application will be returned if the required information is
not provided and/or the amount is insufficient. If you have any questions please call the village at 847-588-8000.
Please make check payable to Village of Niles.
Submit check in the required amount to:

Village of Niles
Vehicle Sticker Application Dept. 20
PO Box 88565
Carol Stream, IL 60188-0565

Click here to renew online (If no changes are needed to your pre-printed renewal application. There is no additional fee to renew online.)
License Type Fee
Passenger car, including ambulances and hearses $50
Senior Citizens (Age 62 by June 30, limit one per drivers license) $10
Bus $80
Taxi $65
Motorcycle, motor bicycle, scooter, etc. $40
Dealer, original $60
Dealer, each additional $20
Recreational vehicles  $50
Trucks up to 8,000 pounds - Gross weight, including vehicle and maximum load $60
Trucks 8,001 pounds and above - Gross weight, including vehicle and maximum load $120
Tow Trucks $80

Replacement Sticker

Transfer/Replacement stickers are available at a nominal charge when a newly purchased vehicle is replacing a vehicle with a current village sticker. Stickers may be obtained for $2 by presenting receipt and scrapings of present valid sticker.  For more information, please call the village at 847-588-8000.

Senior Fee

Passenger car owned by resident who is 62 years of age or older, by June 30 of the current season. A senior resident who turns 62 for the first time will need to apply for the discount one time during ownership of the vehicle. Call 847-588-8000 to apply. Residents who have previously received a senior discount may remit their pre-printed application via mail, online or in person and continue to receive their discount (limit of one senior discount per licensed driver).                                                            

Disabled Veterans/Persons
The annual vehicle license fees shall be waived for the following classes of persons:
  • Residents of the Village of Niles who are entitled to and display a disabled veteran's license, or a disabled person's license plate, issued by the Illinois Secretary of State.
  • Residents of the Village of Niles who are entitled to and display a CB or CV license issued by the Illinois Secretary of State.

New Residents/New Car

Residents must purchase a sticker within 30 days of moving into the village. Residents who purchase a new vehicle have 30 days from the date of purchase to obtain a vehicle sticker. 
If you have sold a vehicle and have not replaced it, return form and mark sold across the front of the application.