Amateur radio operator (HAM) license plate

Amateur Radio Operator (HAM) plates

Vehicle fees and new plate costs are changing effective January 1, 2015.

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Overview

  1. What you need to do to qualify.
  2. Find out the initial cost for plates.
  3. Submit your proof, payment and application.
  4. Update your Good-to-Go! account.
  5. Renew your tabs and registration yearly.

1. What you need to do to qualify

You must be a WA state vehicle owner and have a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license. You’re only allowed 1 set of plates for 1 vehicle registered in your name.

2. Find out the initial cost for plates

Note: These plates are not available for trailers.

Vehicle type Until December 31, 2014 Effective January 1, 2015
Passenger/truck $32.75 $37.75
Motorcycle $14.75 $19.75

Save money. If your tabs expire in 6 months or less, save money by getting your new plates and tabs at the same time.

3. Submit your proof and payment with the application

Contact a vehicle licensing office to get the total cost of your plates.

Bring a copy of your FCC license, vehicle registration, payment, and Special License Plate Application to a vehicle licensing office.

4. Update your Good To Go! account

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

5. Renew your tabs and registration yearly

You’ll need to pay the renewal fees to renew your tabs and registration every year, even if you’re not using the vehicle.

Questions?

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