Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates Guide


Military - Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plate

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Purple Heart License Plates

Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates may be issued to any Illinois resident who has been awarded the military’s Purple Heart medal. A surviving spouse may obtain a set of plates. The Purple Heart plate has also been designed in a smaller size specifically for motorcycles.

Public Act 625 ILCS 5/3-506 allows transfer of plates to spouses of military service members. "Upon the death of a military service member who has been issued plates the surviving spouse of that service member may retain the plate so long as that spouse is a resident of Illinois and transfers the registration to his or her name within 180 days of the death of the service member".

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Random-Number Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates

Switching from current random-number Purple Heart Motorcycle plates to vanity and/or personalized Purple Heart Motorcycle plates requires a $26 replacement fee. Registration fee may vary based on current registration.


Vanity Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates
Personalized Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates

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