As of January 1, 2015, there were changes to vehicle fees and plate costs.
You must be a WA state vehicle owner and show proof* that you’re a volunteer firefighter:
If you want your special design plates:
Initial cost for plates with the next available number. Yearly plate renewal fees will apply.
Initial cost for personalized plates. Yearly plate renewal fees will apply.
Save money. If your tabs expire in 6 months or less, save money by getting your new plates and tabs at the same time.
Note: $28 of fees go to support Washington State Firefighters’ Association.
Contact a vehicle licensing office to find out the total cost of your plates.
Take or mail to any vehicle licensing office: *proof and payment with the Special Background, Personalized, or HAM Operator License Plate Application.
*Show proof by providing 1 of these:
If you have an account, update it with your new plates:
You must renew your plates every year, even if you’re not using the vehicle. If you have personalized plates, see Renew your personalized plates every year.