Personalized plates with a special background design allow you to put your personalized message on a special background design. You can purchase them for use on most vehicle types currently licensed in Washington State.
Your personalized plate:
To see if the plate you want is available, look up personalized plates.
You can request a personalized plate with most available special design plate backgrounds, except the following:
Visit a vehicle licensing office to add a special background design.
There are 3 ways to renew:
If you have a Good To Go! electronic tolling pass, be sure to update the license plate number and contact information on your account when you get your new personalized plate. You can update your account with the Department of Transportation:
The total cost of your personalized plates with a special background design will depend on the type of vehicle you are licensing and the type of license plates you already have. Please contact a vehicle licensing office to determine the exact cost for new plates.
When you renew the tabs for your personalized plates with a special background design, you must pay all the following fees:
If your tabs are due to expire within 6 months, you can calculate your vehicle tab fees to find out how much it will cost to renew.