Secretary of State
Affirmation for Homemade Trailer
Secretary of State
Vehicle Services Department
Homemade Trailers
501 S. Second St., Rm 698
Springfield, IL 62756
Secretary of State Police must inspect all new homemade trailers.
Any trailer weighing 5,001 pounds or more must also be
inspected by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Please
call 217-785-1181 for the nearest IDOT authorized inspection
station. You may obtain a 7-Day Permit for transportation
purposes at a local Secretary of State facility.
For more information, please call 800-252-8980 or
his space for use by
Secretary of State
Owner(s) Name
Telephone Number (required)
Body Style
Gross Weight 5,000 pounds or less Gross Weight 5,001 pounds or more
Number of Axles
I/We hereby affirm that the above referenced vehicle was built by me/us and does not bear, nor has ever displayed a
manufacturer’s or state-issued identification number. Furthermore, I will only operate the trailer to and from the inspection
site until a VIN is stamped or riveted to the frame of the trailer by the Secretary of State Police.
I/We affirm that the information provided is true and correct.
Signature of Owner Date
Signature of Co-owner Date
The following documentation must be submitted to the Secretary of State along with this Affirmation for Homemade
Application for Vehicle Transaction(s) (VSD 190)
Homemade Trailer Statement of Construction (VSD 797)
Color photographs of the side, front and rear trailer showing the tongue, safety chains,
license plate bracket and taillights
Applicable fee payable to Secretary of State
IDOT Inspection if weighing more than 5,001 pounds.
Printed by authority of the State of Illinois. April 2014 — 1 — VSD 314.10