How to replace plates

You may be able to replace vehicle plates online, by mail, or at a DMV office.  See special instructions to


How do I get a standard series plates to replace my picture or professional plates?

To exchange custom plates for standard series plates

 We will then issue your vehicle a set of standard series plates.  1


See location, instructions and reservation information for your DMV



  1. 1. You will no longer pay the custom plate fees when you renew your registration. If your registration is in the first year of a two-year registration, you must submit a Request for refund or fee paid for motor vehicle registrations and driver licenses (MV-215) to apply for a refund of the balance of the fee. (A processing fee of $1.00 is subtracted from your refund.) You will not receive a refund if the registration expires in less than one year.