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(including most specialty and group plates)
Anyone can request these plates.
 
Veteran Plates
You must be a qualified veteran or veteran family member to order these plates.
 
Special Plates
You or your vehicle must qualify for these plates.
Fees
  • Check the fees in this section to see which ones are required in addition to the fees listed in the plates section.
  • If you are getting new plates, you will also owe a new plate fee.

2 Years​

4 Years​*
Multnomah County Fee​
​2 year   4 year

Passenger Registration

$86

$172


$38         $76
FEE TYPE FEE

New Plate Fee (due every time you get new plates)

$24

Transfer Oregon Plate to a Different Vehicle

$6

Replace Oregon Plate (When Renewing)

$5

Replace Oregon Plate (Before Renewal)

$10


Custom Plate (personalized)

​$50**

*Brand new vehicles only. 
**Per year of registration

Regular Plates
  • Anyone can order these plates for their passenger vehicle.
  • Additional fees (see above) are required; the amount is based on your situation.
PLATE EXAMPLE​ ​INFORMATION ​FEES
Tree (Standard Plate)
Tree License Plate 

Oregon’s standard passenger license plate.

 

No background fee
 Crater Lake

Fees go to the Oregon Community Foundation for use on Crater Lake National Park Projects.
One-time fee
$20
 Cultural Trust

Fees go to the Trust for Cultural Development to fund arts, heritage, and humanities programs.
2 or 4 years
$30
Fallen Public Safety Officer

Fees go to the Police Memorial Trust Fund.


2 years
$32

4 years
$64

Linfield College
 

Fees go to Linfield College.


​2 years
$32

4 years
$64

Lions Club of Oregon


Fees go to the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation, Inc.

 

2 years
$10

4 years
$20
 Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)

Fees go to the NCOA Oregon State Advisor Council Chapter 1300.


2 years
$10

4 years
$20

​Oregon Masonic Family
Fees go to the Oregon Masonic Charitable Foundation, Inc.​
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
 Oregon Professional Firefighters

Fees go to the Hillsboro Firefighters Random Acts.
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
 Oregon State Elks

Fees go to the Oregon State Elks Association Trust.
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
 Oregon State University

Fees go to Oregon State University.

​2 years
$32
 
4 years
$64
​Pacific Wonderland


This plate was created in 2009 to celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday.

Fees go to the Oregon State Capitol Foundation and the Oregon Historical Society.


​One-time fee
$100
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Fees go to the Oregon Paralyzed Veterans of America.
 ​2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
​Salmon

Fees go to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and the Parks and Recreation Department Fund.
​​
2 years
$30
 
4 years
$60
​Share the Road
Fees go to the Bicycle Transportation Alliance and Cycle Oregon.
​​
One-time fee
 
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
​Trail Blazers

Fees go to the Trail Blazers Foundation.

2 or 4 years
$40
​University of Oregon
Fees go to the University of Oregon.
​​
2 years
$32
 
4 years
$64
​University of Portland
Fees go to the University of Portland.
2 years
$32
 
4 years
$64
​Veterans for Human Rights
Fees go to the Veterans for Human Rights group.
​​
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
​Vietnam Veterans of America
Fees go to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Oregon State Council.
​​
2 years
$10
 
4 years
$20
​Willamette University
Fees go to Willamette University.
​​
2 years
$32
 
4 years
$64
​Wine Country

Fees go to the Oregon Tourism Commission to support the promotion of Oregon as a travel and tourism destination.

​2 or 4 years
$30

 

Veteran Plates
  • Only qualified veterans or certain family members of veterans may apply for these plates for their passenger vehicle.
  • These plates will be mailed to you from DMV Headquarters.
  • Additional fees may be required; the amount is based on your situation.
PLATE EXAMPLE​ ​RESTRICTIONS ​FEES
Congressional Medal of Honor
You must provide a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs certifying you were awarded the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor.
No background fee
Disabled Veteran

Plates cannot be used to park in disabled parking spaces.

You must provide your proof of service-connected disability on a letter or DD214 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or a branch of the Armed Forces of the United States and complete an Application for Disabled Veteran Plates.
One-time
registration and
plate fee 
$39
 Ex-POW

You must provide a letter from Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, or an Armed Forces Branch of Service verifying your prisoner of war (POW) status; or Military Medical ID Card showing POW status; or if an ally, proof that you were a POW and that the country was a U.S. ally at the time of the internment. You must also complete an Ex-POW Certification.
No background fee 
First Marine Division FMF


You must provide your proof of honorable discharge or still be on active duty at any time after the original formation of the First Marine Division, and were or are member of, assigned, attached to or in support of and performed duty with, or any unit attached to, in support of or serving with the Division.

Fees go to the Oregon Chapter of the First Marine Division.


2 years
$10

4 years
$20

Gold Star Family


You must be a parent, sibling, spouse or dependent of a person killed in action during an armed conflict while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States and complete a Group Plate Eligibility Certification.

Fees go to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Oregon State Council.


​2 years
$10

4 years
$20

Purple Heart


You must provide your DD214/DD215 showing you were awarded the Purple Heart Medal and complete a Group Plate Eligibility Certification.

Fees go to the Oregon Military Order of Purple Heart.

 
2 years
$10

4 years
$20
 U.S. Army Special Forces Airborne


You must provide your DD214 showing honorable discharge and award of Special Forces qualifications and complete a Group Plate Eligibility Certification.

Fees go to the Oregon Veterans Home Trust.

2 years
$10


4 years
$20

Veterans' Recognition

Plate may be issued blank or with a branch of service insignia or service medal (see options at right)


You must provide your DD214/DD215 showing honorable discharge and complete an Application for Veteran Recognition Plates.

If you want a service medal decal on your plate, your DD214/215 must show you were awarded the medal.

Fees go to the Oregon Veterans Home Trust.

Branch of Service Insignias:

Service Medals:

2 years
$10

 
4 years
$20
 
Special Plates
  • Only qualified vehicles and/or customers may apply for these plates for their passenger vehicle.
  • These plates will be mailed to you from DMV Headquarters.
PLATE EXAMPLE​ RESTRICTIONS ​FEES
Amateur (HAM) Radio Operator

You must have a valid amateur radio license and complete an Application for Amateur Radio Call Letter Registration Plates.

Special backgrounds require additional fees.

​Registration & plate fee - when first issued
$115

Renewal fee*
$86

Transfer plates only*
$6
Antique

Your vehicle must be maintained as a collector’s item and older than half the number of years between the current year and 1900 (To determine the model year eligible, subtract 1900 from the current year then divide the number by 2). You must complete an Antique/Special Interest Vehicle Declaration for Registration.

​Permanent
registration &
plate fee 
$66
 
Replace plate
$22
 
Transfer plate only
$6
National Guard

You must provide proof that you are an active member of the Oregon National Guard using an Oregon Military Certificate of Eligibility, AGO Form 4309 (contact your unit commander to obtain this form).

​​Registration & plate fee - when first issued
$110

Renewal fee*
$86

Transfer plates only*
$6
Special Interest

Your vehicle must be maintained as a collector’s item and be at least 25 years old, sanctioned as a special interest vehicle by an established organization, a street rod, or a racing activity vehicle. You must complete an Antique/Special Interest Vehicle Declaration for Registration.

If you want to provide your own plate, contact DMV.

​​Permanent registration &
plate fee
$93

Replace plate
$22

*Replacement and new plate fees are required if you are getting a new plate.