Weather and road conditions may affect some of our licensing locations. Be sure to check the status of your local office before you go.
You must be a WA state vehicle owner and have a current Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license. You're only allowed 1 set of plates for 1 vehicle registered in your name.
Note: These plates are not available for trailers.
Save money. If your tabs expire in 6 months or less, save money by getting your new plates and tabs at the same time.
You can't renew your tabs on a vehicle with HAM operator plates if the FCC license is due to expire 90 days before or 90 days after the tab renewal date. Bring an updated/current copy of your FCC license to a vehicle licensing office when renewing tabs on your HAM operator plates.
Contact a vehicle licensing office to get the total cost of your plates.
Fill out the Specialty License Plate Application, include your payment, a copy of your FCC license, and a copy of your vehicle registration.
If you have a Good To Go! electronic tolling pass, be sure to update the contact information on your account with the Department of Transportation:
You'll need to pay the renewal fees to renew your tabs and registration every year, even if you're not using the vehicle.