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Bicycle Registration

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The Evanston Police Department offers free bicycle registration for Evanston residents. Bicycle registration ensures your contact information and bicycle identifiers are entered into a database system so that you can be contacted if it is recovered.

The process to register your bike is easy, but first you need to gather the following unique identifiers from your bicycle:
  • Bicycle Serial Number
  • Bicycle Manufacturer Name
  • Bicycle Model Name
  • Bicycle Frame Color
  • Bicycle Frame Size
  • Bicycle Wheel Size
Let's get started!

Step #1 - Contact Us

Bicycle owners can submit an online service request or contact the City for bike registration services:
Click the link above and search for "Bicycle Registration".  


311 Center 
Dial: 3-1-1 or 847-448-4311  
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Police Service Desk
Dial: 847-866-5000
Hours: Open 24 Hours
**Please call. The lobby is temporarily closed due to COVID-19**


Step #2 - Processing and Mailing 

After contacting us, your Bicycle Registration will be processed. Be sure that you have provided accurate spelling of your full name and mailing address. Your Bicycle Registration will be mailed to the address provided within 7-10 business days.

Step #3 - Place the Sticker on your Bicycle 

Place the sticker on your bike in a visible area.


For more information on biking in Evanston, including a downloadable bike map, visit