Licenses & Permits
Sales of the 2022-23 Village of Park Forest vehicle sticker begin March 1. Stickers may be purchased at Village Hall or online.
Vehicle stickers must be purchased and properly displayed on all vehicles registered in the Village of Park Forest by the end of the business day on April 30, 2022, to avoid late fees and fines. A late fee of $25 will be assessed for all vehicle sticker purchases made on or after May 1. A late fee of $50 will be assessed for all vehicle sticker purchases made on or after Aug. 1.
Fees will increase as follows: stickers purchased May 1 through July 31 are $75, and stickers purchased Aug. 1 and later are $125. Vehicles will be considered delinquent after Oct. 31.
To purchase your vehicle sticker online
Vehicle stickers may be purchased online here and mailed to you. You may log-in as a guest - your VIN number is not needed to process your payment.
Please note that a convenience fee will be added to your transaction by the vendor and cannot be waived. Your sticker will be mailed to you. Please also note that if you are eligible for a discount, you will need to visit Village Hall to purchase your sticker in-person.
To purchase your vehicle sticker in-person
Visit Village Hall during the following hours to purchase your vehicle sticker in-person:
- Monday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Tuesday through Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Special hours of operation will also be held on April 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., for vehicle sticker sales.
Fill out the application available at the Customer Service window on the first floor. Submit your payment and receive your sticker immediately. To expedite the process, be sure to avoid waiting until the final days leading up to the deadline due to increased wait time from longer than normal lines.
Drop box outside of Village Hall: Drop your completed vehicle sticker application and/or animal license application along with a check in the white Village Hall drop box located just outside of the south door entrance of the building. Your payment will be processed, and the sticker will be mailed to you.
For your convenience, you may also purchase your vehicle sticker at the Park Forest Currency Exchange located at 98 S. Orchard Drive.
Purchase by mail
Who should purchase a vehicle sticker?
Vehicle stickers must be displayed on every vehicle registered in the Village of Park Forest prior to June 30, even if that vehicle is not located in the Village. Vehicles not displaying the correct vehicle sticker prior to June 30 are subject to late fees and fines.
Vehicles must display a current Village of Park Forest sticker:
- Within 30 days of a new resident moving into the Village
- Within 30 days of purchasing a vehicle (as soon as you receive the plates)
- If the vehicle is registered with the State of Illinois with a Park Forest address
Vehicle sticker fee schedule:
Passenger Cars * | $50
Trucks (Weight to 8000#) | $50
Trucks (Weight over 8000#) | $75
Recreational Vehicles | $55
Motorcycles, Motorbikes, and Motorscooters | $30
Senior Citizen Rate (65 and older, one vehicle) | $25
School or Religious Organization | $25
Disabled (with handicap plates and letter from social security disability administration) | $25
The Village of Park Forest cannot accept handicap placards.
*No fee if the vehicle is completely powered by battery and electricity.
Fees will increase as follows:
May 1 through July 31 | $75
August 1 through Oct. 31 | $125
Vehicles will be considered delinquent after Oct. 31
Animal tags are $10 per animal. To register your animal, a current rabies vaccination certificate is also required.
For questions, please contact Customer Service at 708-748-1112.