Sales begin June 1, 2021, with the Village's online payment system, by mail, or via one of our postage free drop boxes. Sales begin in-person at Village Hall on June 7. We will not be able to accommodate specific or low number requests.
Note that the deadline has been extended to September 1. Please allow up to 3-4 weeks to receive your order. Your vehicle stickers and/or pet tags may arrive separately.
All motor vehicles owned by a Village resident or by a person or entity (including associations, clubs, societies, firms, partnerships, and bodies politic and corporate) having its principle place of business in the Village requires a Village vehicle license (often called a "vehicle sticker").
Visit our online payment system here. With this platform, you can purchase sticker and pet tag renewals, purchase for new vehicles and pets, or delete ones you no longer own, all with the convenience of a credit card. Before starting, you will need your license plate number, vehicle ID, rabies certificate number, and pet ID from the application(s) you received in the mail. Follow this step-by-step instruction manual to guide you through the process.
When to Buy a Sticker
If you have previously purchased a sticker from the Village, you must purchase a renewal each year. The date for stickers to be purchased and displayed this year is September 1. Stickers are available June 1 for purchase online, by mail, or via one of the Village's drop-boxes only. Purchases can also be made at the Village Hall front counter starting June 7 during regular business hours. Members of the public are required to wear face coverings, maintain 6 feet of physical distance, and follow posted signage.
Current residents who have purchased Village vehicle stickers and are in our database automatically receive renewal applications in the mail towards the end of May of each calendar year.
New Residents and Businesses Residents and businesses who are moving into the community have a 45 day grace period in which to purchase stickers for their vehicles. Stickers can be purchased at Village Hall.
Where to Place the StickerThe Village vehicle sticker must be affixed to the lower left windshield of the vehicle. When purchasing the renewal sticker, please remove the old sticker and place the new one in its place.
Can I Transfer a Sticker?Yes. If you purchase a new vehicle and want to transfer your sticker, you can at no cost. Simply contact the Finance Department at 847-272-5050 to notify the Village.
Support the Community with a ’Northbrook Cares, Community Together’ Vehicle Sticker
Residents can make a donation, minimum $20 per sticker, to help support mental health agencies working with the community.
Northbrook residents and businesses who donate $20+ will receive a vehicle sticker featuring artwork from CATCH’S “Northbrook Cares, Community Together” intiative, which promotes community connection.
There are only 2,000 special vehicle stickers, so purchase yours early!
Vehicle Sticker Fees
||Fees until 9/1
||Fees after 9/1
*Stickers for hybrid vehicles are ½ price
|Trucks, Trailers, RV’s
||8,000 lbs.and Less
||8,001 lbs. - 12,000
||12,001 lbs. - 24,000
||24,001 lbs. - 45,000
|45,001 lbs. and more
Seniors (age 65 and older) receive a 50% discount on automobile and motorcycle license fees. Stickers can be replaced for $1.00 per sticker.
Applications will be mailed to current residents who have purchased Village vehicle stickers and are in our database. Applications will also be available at Village Hall on June 7, subject to any social distancing orders in place at that time.