Ride share license plates

Rideshare plates

Requirements

If you own a qualifying rideshare vehicle, you may be exempt from sales and use tax. To receive a sales/use tax exemption, vans must:

  • Have a seating capacity of 15 or less.
  • or
  • Must be used regularly as a ride-sharing vehicle to transport:
    • 7 or more persons including the driver.
    • or
    • 5 or more persons including the driver, as long as at least 3 are confined to a wheelchair while riding.

How to apply

  1. Complete all the following forms:
  2. Contact a vehicle licensing office to find out how much your plates will cost, including all licensing and service fees.
  3. Submit your completed forms and fees:
    • At a vehicle licensing office.
    • or
    • By mail to:
      Vehicle Licensing
      Department of Licensing
      PO Box 9909
      Olympia, WA 98507-8500

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. Complete all the following forms:
  2. Submit your completed forms and fees:
    • At a vehicle licensing office. (An additional service fee may apply.)
    • or
    • By mail, following the instructions on your vehicle renewal notice.

Fees

To get original plates:

  • Qualified rideshare passenger vehicle: $52.75
  • Motorcycles: Not available
  • Trailers: Not available

To renew:

There’s no additional special plate fee for a Rideshare plates, but you must still pay all required vehicle registration and tab renewal fees. (Registration and tab renewal fees vary by location and type of vehicle.)

Note: Fees listed don’t include the cost of vehicle registration or tab renewal. Some offices may charge an additional service fee.

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