Vehicle (or license) plates are a metal plate attached to a vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes. You will receive plates when you register you vehicle for the first time. 

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Replace your existing plates


Plate status and changes


Return plates

Picture and Professional Custom Plates


A picture of professional plate is a vehicle plate that has the words "New York" contained in a blue banner, and a picture or logo next to the plate number. 

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Personalized Plates

Personalized plates are standard series plates that have a combination of numbers and letters that you select, for an additional fee in addition to your regular vehicle registration fee.