Replace IRP registration items

To replace IRP registration items that are lost or stolen, you must apply to the International Registration Bureau (IRB).

Apply to get replacement IRP registration items by mail

To apply for replacement registration items by mail

  • complete and sign Schedule A & C (IRP-6)
    • in Part 1, Type of Application Requested, check the box or boxes for "DUPLICATE CAB CARD" and/or "REPLACEMENT PLATE" and or "REPLACEMENT STICKER"
    • complete the Carrier and Fleet Information section along with Part 4 of the form, Vehicle Information For New Accounts or Additions
  • send a check or money order payable to the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles for the correct amount. If both apportioned plates are lost or stolen, get form Report of Lost or Stolen Motor Vehicle Items (MV-78B) from a police agency 1


If you are using the United States Postal Service use this address:

International Registration Bureau
PO Box 2850 ESP
Albany, NY 12220-0850


If you are using express mail or other method, use this address:

International Registration Bureau
NYSDMV
Room 136
6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12228

 

Apply to get replacement IRP registration items at the Customer Service Counter in Albany

You can apply to replace IRP registration items at the

Customer Service Counter
Room 136
Swan Street Building
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12228


To apply
  • complete and sign Schedule A & C (IRP-6)
    • In Part 1, Type of Application Requested, check the box or boxes for "DUPLICATE CAB CARD" and/or "REPLACEMENT PLATE" and or "REPLACEMENT STICKER".
    • Complete the Carrier and Fleet Information section along with Part 4 of the form, Vehicle Information For New Accounts or Additions.
  • bring your complete Schedule A & C to the Customer Service Counter



Apply to get replacement IRP registration items by fax

To apply

  • complete and sign Schedule A & C (IRP-6)
    • in Part 1, Type of Application Requested, check the box or boxes for "DUPLICATE CAB CARD" and/or "REPLACEMENT PLATE" and or "REPLACEMENT STICKER"
    • complete the Carrier and Fleet Information section along with Part 4 of the form, Vehicle Information For New Accounts or Additions
  • Fax your complete Schedule A&C to the IRB at 518-486-6579



What are the fees for duplicate IRP registration items?


The fees for duplicate IRP registration items are

  • replacement apportioned vehicle plates with cab card - $27.50
  • replacement cab card and sticker- $2.50
  • replacement cab card - $2.50



What should I do with a remaining apportioned plates when I receive my new apportioned plates?


If one or both apportioned plates remain, you must send in the apportioned plate(s) and your old cab card within 30 days after you receive your new apportioned plates. Failure to return your license plates can result in suspension of your IRB account. The IRB will issue new apportioned plates that have a different number, along with a new matching cab card. You cannot request apportioned plates with the same number you had before.


What should I do if my apportioned plates are lost or stolen?

If both apportioned plates are lost or stolen, get form Report of Lost or Stolen Motor Vehicle Items (MV-78B) from a police agency. Also get form MV-78B if your items were lost because of a crime. Your items will be replaced at no fee if form MV-78B shows the items were lost because of a crime.

  • 1. Get form MV-78B if your items were lost because of a crime. Your items will be replaced at no fee if form MV-78B shows the items were lost because of a crime.

Do it by phone

You can't apply to replace IRP registration items by phone.

You can call the IRB with questions at 

1-518-473-5834

Do it by fax

You can apply to replace IRP registration items by fax at 518-486-6579

Do it by mail

You can apply to replace IRP registration items by mail. Follow the instructions on this page and Schedule A&C (IRP-6).

Do it at the DMV

You can apply to replace IPR registration items at the

Customer Service Counter
Room 136
Swan Street Building
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12228

The Customer Service Counter is open 8:00am to 3:45pm, Monday through Friday, except state holidays.

You can't replace IRP registration items at a DMV local office.

For your convenience, many DMV PDF forms can be filled in online and then printed.