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.

Stickers are valid from July 1 through June 30. Residents who purchase a new vehicle have 30 days from the date of purchase to obtain a vehicle sticker. Transfer 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. Village vehicle stickers are also available at local currency exchanges. For more information, please call the Administration Building at 847-588-8000.

Applying for a Sticker

Complete and return the application intact. Do not separate forms. If you have any questions after reading the form call 847-588-8000. The application will be returned if the required information is not furnished and/or the amount is insufficient. For any vehicle over 24,000 pounds, call the Village of Niles at 847-588-8000.

License Type Fee
Passenger car, including ambulances and hearses $40
Senior Citizens (Age 62 by June 30, limit one per drivers license) $10
Bus $65
Taxi $45
Motorcycle, motor bicycle, scooter, etc. $30
Dealer, original $40
Dealer, each additional $10
Recreational vehicles, RV, trucks: Gross weight in pounds, including vehicle and load class trucks $40
"B" up to 8,000 $55
"D" 8,001 to 12,000 $60
"F" 12,001 to 16,000 $65
"H" 16,001 to 24,000 $70
Tow Trucks $55

Replacement Sticker

A licensee may obtain a replacement sticker for a new vehicle by returning a current receipt for a fee of $2.

Senior Fee

Passenger car owned by resident who is 62 years of age or older, by June 30 of the current season, upon presentation of the applicant's current driver's license verifying applicant's age (limit one senior citizen discount per driver's license).

Vehicle stickers are valid from July 1 to June 30. Submit check, draft, or money order for the required amount made payable to:
Village of Niles
1000 Civic Center Drive
Niles, IL 60714

Examine the pre-printed information carefully. Make any changes or corrections as required. Missing information should be placed in the appropriate spaces.

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 Secretary of State of Illinois
  • Residents of the Village of Niles who are entitled to and display a CB or CV license issued by the Secretary of State of the State of Illinois

New Residents / New Car

Residents must purchase a sticker within 30 days of moving into the village or purchase of vehicle. If you have sold this vehicle and have not replaced it, return this form and mark sold across the front of the application. Vehicle stickers can also be purchased at participating currency exchanges. Stickers must be displayed in the lower right hand corner of the windshield.