Replace your license plates

Important information

  • Vehicle and vessel licensing offices can’t perform transactions on Saturday, December 10.
  • Some vehicle and vessel online services, like tab renewal, won’t be available December 7-12 while we update our system.
  • On December 12, 2016, we’ll begin using a new vehicle and vessel computer system.
  • In the days following the launch of our new system, you may experience longer than usual wait times.

Learn more: DOL vehicle licensing system will be down on December 10 for system replacement (licensingexpress.wordpress.com).

Required plate replacement

Find out when you need to replace your license plates

Lost or damaged plates

Find out how to replace your plates if they’re lost, stolen, or damaged.

Dispose of old plates

Learn how to properly dispose of plates after they’ve been replaced.

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