Gold Star Mother

Gold Star Mother custom plate


Custom plate fees
Initial (assigned)$28.75
Annual renewal (assigned)$  0.00
Initial (personalized)Can't personalize
Annual renewal (personalized)Can't personalize



  • Official documentation stating child died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces


Order by mail

To order this plate, complete an Application for Custom Plates (pdf) (CP-30).  

Mail the completed form, required documents, and your payment to:

Custom Plates Unit
P.O. Box 2775
Albany, NY  12220


You cannot order this plate online, by phone, or at a DMV office.


Universal Symbol of Access  Universal Symbol of Access

Custom Plates that include the Universal Symbol of Access for individuals who qualify are available only through the Custom Plates Unit. See how to order plates that include the Universal Symbol of Access (pdf) or call the Custom Plates Unit at 1-518-402-4838.