Disabled American veteran license plate

Disabled American Veteran plates

Overview

  1. What you need to do to qualify.
  2. Find out the cost for plates
  3. Submit your letter and application.
  4. Update your Good-to-Go! account, if you have one.
  5. Renewing your plates

1. What you need to do to qualify

If you’re a WA state vehicle owner and you’ve served in any branch of the armed forces of the United States, Reserves, or National Guard and had:

  • An honorable discharge or a discharge for medical reasons with an honorable record.
  • and
  • A 100% service-connected disability rating from the Veterans Administration or the military service from which you were discharged.

Note: This plate doesn’t give you disabled parking privileges, see Disabled parking.

2. Find out the cost for plates

There’s no cost to get these plates or tabs.

3. Submit your letter and application

Get a letter of eligibility from Department of Veterans Affairs verifying a 100% service-connected disability.

Mail the letter of eligibility and Military License Plate Application.

  • Check the box for Disabled American Veteran plates or Disabled American Veteran tabs.
  • Be sure to sign and date the form.

If you’d like to have a special background for your plates, additional fees will apply, contact a vehicle licensing office.

4. Update your Good To Go! account

If you have an account, update it with your new plates:

5. Renewing your plates

You’re not required to renew your Disabled American Veteran license plates or tabs. You’re also exempt from paying license fees on 1 vehicle per year. These plates are good for the life of the veteran.

Questions?

Contact us

Washington Healthcare Finder
Access Washington – official state government website