Historic License Plates

Display of Original Issue Plates on Historic Vehicle - Used to request authorization to display original license plates.

Historical Vehicle
Who is eligible? Any resident who owns a motor vehicle which is more than 30 years old may apply for "historical car" license plates which are permanent for the life of the vehicle.
Special Requirements Vehicles displaying such plates can only be used for special occasions such as displays, parades, exhibitions, tours, and similar uses, and may be driven to service stations or garages for fuel and repairs. It may not be used for general transportation purpose unless it displays regular number plates issued by the county treasurer. Regular license plates issued by this state in the same year as the year of the vehicle (this does not pertain to motorcycles) may be used on the historical vehicle in lieu of historic license plates, but `must be registered through the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Fee A fee of $10 shall be assessed.
Apply Complete an Application for Special License Plates (MV-101).
Applicable Law 32-5-77


Historical Motorcycle
Who is eligible? Any resident who owns a motorcycle which is more than 30 years old may apply for "historical motorcycle" license plates which are permanent for the life of the motorcycle.
Special Requirements Vehicles displaying such plates can only be used for special occasions such as displays, parades, exhibitions, tours, and similar uses, and may be driven to service stations or garages for fuel and repairs. It may not be used for general transportation purpose unless it displays regular number plates issued by the county treasurer. Regular license plates issued by this state in the same year as the year of the vehicle (this does not pertain to motorcycles) may be used on the historical vehicle in lieu of historic license plates, but must be registered through the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Fee A fee of $10 shall be assessed.
Apply Complete an Application for Special License Plates (MV-101).
Applicable Law 32-5-77
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