Search/View Specialized License Plates
Virginia offers more than 200 unique plates for our citizens. These plates represent colleges and universities, branches of the military, localities and special interest organizations such as conservationists, professional organizations and hobbyists.
A variety of college and special interest plates financially support college scholarships, foundations and preservation. A portion of revenue-sharing plate fees may qualify for tax deductions.
Virginia plates are also available as personalized souvenirs.
Business logo special plates are available for qualifying businesses.
Browse Through Our Plates.
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Do You Have a Plate Idea?
There are a number of steps involved in developing a special plate, and these may vary depending upon the type of plate design you have in mind.
Answers to most of your general questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. For specific instructions for the type of plate you would like to sponsor, select the appropriate instruction form below:
- Special Interest Groups and Military
- Colleges/Universities and Fraternities/Sororities
- Cities, Counties or Towns
Agreements for the plate design release and for colleges and universities are listed below:
- License Plate Design Release Agreement
- Virginia Public College or University Agreement
- Virginia Private College or University Agreement
- Non-Virginia College or University Agreement
DMV encourages colleges and universities to promote their special plates on their school web site.