Wisconsin Department of Transportation
MV2651 3/2019 Ch. 218 Wis. Stats.
Driver License Number OR Photo ID Number
State of License or ID
If Dealer license expires in less than 1 year, fee is $6
If Dealer license expires in more than 1 year, fee is $12
Out-of-State 1 year, fee $6
Duplicate (check reason below)
Lost Destroyed Stolen Illegible
Name Change (give former name)
Address Change (give former address)
Employee Applicant Name (Last, First, MI)
Social Security Number (for verification purposes)
Residence Street Address, City, State, ZIP Code
Hair Color
Male Female
Birth Date (m/d/yyyy)
Dealer License Number
License Expiration (m/yyyy)
APPLICANT’S STATEMENT You must check a box for statement 1-2
Yes No (1) Were you ever denied a Salvage BID card*,
salesperson, representative or dealer license in
this or any other state?
If Yes, attach explanation.
Yes No (2) Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
If Yes, attach explanation.
I understand pursuant to s.218.0114 Wisconsin Statute that this license
alone does not allow me to sell vehicles to retail customers in the state
of Wisconsin.
I certify with my signature below that I have read and understand all the
provisions pertaining to the Salvage BID card for which I am making
application and that the answers and statements made are complete,
correct and true.
Dealer Name
Business Owner Name
Business Owner Phone No.
Business Street Address, City, State, ZIP Code
Email Address
DEALER’S STATEMENT I request that a card be issued and agree
that the dealer take full responsibility for the actions of the above named
employee as a salvage buyer identification cardholder.
(Owner, Officer or Authorized Agent Signature)
(Date m/d/yyyy)
(Employee/Applicant Signature)
(Date m/d/yyyy)
Print Name
* A Salvage Buyer Identification (BID) Card is required to submit bids and purchase motor vehicles held and offered for sale by a motor vehicle
salvage pool. Motor vehicle dealers, wholesalers, salvage dealers and their employees are eligible for BID cards.
In-State Salvage Buyer Identification (BID) card is valid until employing dealer's license expires. Out-of-State Salvage Buyer
Identification (BID) card is valid until employing dealer’s license expires, for a maximum of 12 months. The BID card
expiration date will appear on your card.
All licenses are mailed to the dealer license credential address only
1. A separate Salvage BID card application is required for each
dealership for which you will be purchasing salvage vehicles.
2. Complete all blanks on the application.
3. Copy the ID Number from a driver's license or other official
government issued PHOTO IDENTIFICATION card belonging to
the applicant, exactly as it appears on the photo ID card.
4. Provide social security number. The Salvage BID card cannot be
issued without it.
5. Give physical description and birth date.
6. Enter the motor vehicle dealer, wholesaler, or salvage dealer
license number issued to the business if licensed in Wisconsin. If
the dealer is an out-of-state business, include the two-letter state
abbreviation as a prefix to your dealer number. Include with the
application a PHOTOCOPY of the credential which is issued to
the business by the regulating authority in that jurisdiction
verifying the authority of the entity to do business.
NOTE: If the dealer license is not in English, you must include an English
translation. The license must allow buying and selling, not just importing
and exporting, to qualify.
7. Indicate the type of application: In-State or Out-of-State, original,
renewal, or duplicate. Include the appropriate fee with the
application. If a DUPLICATE application, indicate the reason.
Include original Salvage BID card with this application if not lost,
stolen or destroyed. If a lost or stolen card is recovered after a
duplicate is issued, return the recovered card. If name and/or
address have changed, enter former name and/or address.
8. Sign the application where applicant's signature is indicated.
9. Have Dealer's statement signed by an owner, officer or agent of
the dealership.
10. Make check payable to: Registration Fee Trust
Submit completed application with check to:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Dealer and Agent Section
P.O. Box 7909, Madison, WI 53707-7909
Upon termination of employment, the Salvage BID card shall be
surrendered to the dealer or firm named on the card. This dealer
or firm shall return the card to the department for cancellation at
the address listed above.
If you have questions, please call (608) 266-1425
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