Veterans License Plates
Available to all California motorists, these “Honoring Veterans” specialized California license plates may be ordered with the armed force or veterans’ service organization logo/emblem of your choice. Over 100 insignias are available, and your logo will be prominently displayed to the left of a six number/letter combination. There is a fee for these license plates, and an additional one-time fee for personalized license plates.
Information on how to obtain Honoring Veterans plates may be obtained from your local County Veterans Service Office, DMV office or by calling CalVet at (916) 653-2573. You may use this Honoring Veterans License Plate Application to request by mail, or visit the DMV Specialized License Plate webpage for online ordering information or to download an application.
The following categories of Veterans are eligible for additional license plate benefits:
Gold Star License Plates
Disabled Veterans (DV)
Medal of Honor
Legion of Valor
Former Prisoners of War
Pearl Harbor Veterans
View details on additional benefits (links to CA Department of Veterans Affairs)
Additional information about Veterans license plates can be found through this office by calling (707) 263-2384.
Complete a Department of Motor Vedhicles (DMV) for REG17A and provide proof of aforementioned medal award or evidence of being stationed at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Former POWs must complete DMV Form REG17.
Mail completed application and necessary documentation to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 932345
Sacramento, CA 94232
For more information, call the DMV at (800) 777-0133 or go to the DMV website.