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LICENSE PLATES GUIDE


Military — Congressional Medal of Honor

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Congressional Medal of Honor License Plates may be issued at not cost for the first set of plate to any Illinois resident who has been awarded this medal from the U. S. Armed Forces. A surviving spouse of a person awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor may obtain and/or retain these plates.

Fees

Random-Number Congressional Medal of Honor License Plates
  • Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance
    $95 - 1st set of plates ($95 title fee + No registration fee)
    $196 - 2nd set of plates ($95 title fee + $101 registration fee)
  • Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance
    No Fee - 1st set of plates
    $101 - 2nd set of plates ($101 registration fee)
  • Current plates expire within 90 days
    $29 - 1st set of plates ($29 replacement fee)
    $130 - 2nd set of plates ($101 registration fee + $29 replacement fee)
  • Current plates do not expire within 90 days
    $29 - 1st set of plates ($29 replacement fee)
    $29 - 2nd set of plates ($29 replacement fee)
  • Annual renewal
    No Fee - 1st set of plates
    $101 - 2nd set of plates ($101 registration fee)

To Apply

  • One must provide a form from the federal government or a letter from the Department of Veterans' Affairs verifying that the applicant received the medal.
  • The request can only be processed in Springfield. Apply in person or mail the proper documentation to:
    Secretary of State
    501 S. 2nd St.
    Howlett Building, Room 541
    Springfield, Illinois 62756

Availability

  • Congressional Medal of Honor license plates are multi-year and may be displayed on passenger vehicles, trucks and vans weighing 8,000 pounds or less and sport utility vehicles.
  • Not available as Vanity or Personalized
  • Not eligible for Benefit Access Program

Renewal Methods