Professional fire fighters license plates

Professional Firefighter plates


To get Professional Firefighter plates, you must be:

  • A registered owner of a vehicle, trailer, or motorcycle in Washington.
  • and
  • A member of the Washington State Council of Firefighters as 1 of the following:
    • Professional firefighter.
    • Paramedic.

How to apply

  1. Get a signed letter from the Washington State Council of Firefighters (WSCFF) certifying you’re a current member.
  2. Complete a Special License Plate Application.
  3. Contact a vehicle licensing office to find out how much your plates will cost, including all licensing and service fees.
  4. Submit your completed application, the letter from the WSCFF, and fees:
    • At a vehicle licensing office.
    • or
    • By mail to:
      Vehicle Licensing
      Department of Licensing
      PO Box 9909
      Olympia, WA 98507-8500

If you want to personalize your plates

You may get personalized plates with a Professional Firefighter background design for an additional $52. For details and how to apply, see Personalized plates with a special background design.

Remember to update your Good To Go! account

If you have a Good To Go! electronic tolling pass, be sure to update the license plate number and contact information on your account if you get a new special plate. You can update your account with the Department of Transportation:

How to renew

  1. Get an updated letter certifying your current membership with the Washington State Council of Firefighters. (You must do this each time you renew).
  2. Submit your letter and fees:
    • At a vehicle licensing office. (An additional service fee may apply.)
    • or
    • By mail by following the instructions on your vehicle renewal notice.


To get original plates:

  • Cars and trucks: $67.75
  • Motorcycles: $49.75
  • Trailers: $55.75

To renew:

$30 special plate fee plus your tab renewal fees (Tab renewal fees vary by location and type of vehicle.)


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