Learn how to replace standard, personalized, or prorated IRP license plates.
Before you get started
You must replace your license plates if they're lost, stolen, destroyed, or damaged. If they're reported stolen, you can't use the same license plate number.
Verify your address first
Before you can replace your plates, you must verify your residence street address or business address with us. To verify your address:
Enter your address (even if it hasn't changed):
- Personal and business vehicles: Change your vehicle address
- Vehicle fleets (5 or more vehicles): Join or login to License eXpress for business
Visit your local vehicle licensing office and verify your address when you replace your plates.
How to replace your plates
Once replaced, your current plates are canceled immediately, and our records will note your plates have been replaced. You will not be able to use the same license plate number again if you report your plates stolen.
To replace standard license plates, visit a vehicle licensing office and bring all of the following with you:
- A notarized Affidavit of Loss/Release of Interest form, or a notarized letter addressed to the Department of Licensing, saying that your vehicle license plates have been lost, stolen, or destroyed
- Photo identification
- Cash or check for the fee:
- Vehicles: $77.25
- Trucks: $76.50
- Motorcycle: $27.25
- Trailers: $45.25
Personalized or special design plates
To replace personalized or special design plates, visit a vehicle licensing office and bring all of the following with you:
- A notarized Affidavit of Loss/Release of Interest, or a notarized letter addressed to the Department of Licensing, saying that your vehicle license plates have been lost, stolen, or destroyed
- Photo identification
- A completed License Plate Replacement Application
- Cash or check for the fee (depends on which special license plate design you have)
IRP (prorate) plates
To learn how to replace your International Registration Plan (IRP) plates, see replace your cab cards, decals, or plates.
Update your Good To Go! account, if needed
If you have a Good To Go! electronic tolling pass, be sure to update the contact information on your account with the Department of Transportation. Update your Good To Go! account online, or call 866-936-8246.