988 – Prevent veteran suicide emblem


Starting January 1, 2023, vehicle registrations allow the removal of your address. New registrations have your address located on the bottom. There's a dotted line showing where to cut it. This is optional and intended to provide address privacy in case of theft.

Prevent veteran suicide emblem sample

The general public may purchase a prevent veteran suicide emblem. Funds from this emblem go to support the Veteran and Military Member Suicide Prevention Account at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

This emblem can be put on any license plate type and must be displayed on bottom of license plate (see example image):

  • Between bolt holes

How to get your emblem

Fill out a Prevent Veteran Suicide Emblem Application and a check/money order for $18 (one-time $8 service fee plus $10 per emblem, payable to the Department of Licensing).

Bring these items to a vehicle licensing office or mail them to:

Special Plate Unit
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9909
Olympia, WA 98507-8500

Examples of fees

  • 1 emblem – $18
  • 2 emblems – $28
  • 5 emblems – $58
  • 10 emblems – $108


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