Universal Veteran License Plates Guide


Military - Universal Veteran License Plate

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Universal Veteran Motorcycle License Plates

Universal Veteran License Plates may be issued to any Illinois resident who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Public Act 99-0805 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".

Fees

Standard License Plates

Random-Number Universal Veteran License Plates
  • Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance - $301 ($150 title fee + $151 registration fee)
  • Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance - $151 ($151 registration fee)
  • Current plates expire within 90 days - $151 ($151 registration fee + $0 replacement fee)
  • Current plates do not expire within 90 days - $0 ($0 replacement fee)
  • Annual renewal - $151 ($151 registration fee)

Motorcycle License Plates

Random-Number, Vanity and Personalized License Plates
  • Newly acquired vehicle/first-time issuance - $191 ($150 title fee + $41 registration fee)
  • Currently titled vehicle/first-time issuance - $41 ($41 registration fee)
  • Current plates expire within 90 days - $41 ($41 registration fee )
  • Current plates do not expire within 90 days - $0
  • Annual renewal - $41 ($41 registration fee)

To Apply

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