Licenses & Permits

Please read this important message regarding changes to vehicle sticker and animal license purchases as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to Village Hall being closed to the public during Illinois’ stay-at-home order, the deadline to purchase vehicles sticker and animal licenses* has been extended to June 30.

To purchase your vehicle sticker or animal license, you may select any of the following options:

In-person: Sales of vehicle stickers can be made at the Park Forest Currency Exchange, 98 S. Orchard Drive. 
By mail: Mail your completed vehicle sticker application and/or animal license application along with check to: 
Park Forest Village Hall
350 Victory Drive 
Park Forest, IL 60466
Drop box: Drop your completed vehicle sticker application and/or animal license application along with check in the white Village Hall drop box located just outside of the south door entrance of the building. 
Online: Purchase your vehicle sticker on the internet for a $3 convenience fee. Please note that the convenience fee is charged by the vendor not by the Village and cannot be waived. Click here to purchase your vehicle sticker online. Please note that you will need to first select Park Forest from the menu options.  

*Please note: Residents submitting animal license applications should include a copy of a current rabies vaccination for each animal to be licensed.  


Vehicle Stickers

Sales of the 2020-21 Village of Park Forest vehicle sticker begin March 1. Stickers may be purchased at Village Hall or online.

Due to the coronavirus, the deadline to purchase Park Forest vehicle stickers has been extended. 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 June 30, 2020 to avoid late fees and fines. A late fee of $25 will be assessed to all vehicle sticker purchases made on or after July 1. A late fee of $50 will be assessed to all vehicle sticker purchases made on or after September 1.

To purchase your vehicle sticker online

Vehicle stickers may be purchased online here. Scroll down to Park Forest and follow the instructions. Please note that a convenience fee will be added to your transaction. 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.

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.

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.

*Please note that due to the coronavirus, in-person purchase of vehicle stickers is currently suspended. 

For your convenience, you may also purchase your vehicle sticker at the Park Forest Currency Exchange located at 98 S. Orchard Drive.

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 vehicle is completely powered by battery and electricity.

Fees will increase as follows:

July 1 through August 31 | $75

September 1 and after | $125

Vehicles will be considered delinquent after November 31.

Animal Registrations

Due to the coronavirus, the deadline to purchase animal tags has been extended. The new deadline to purchase animal tags is June 30. 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.