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License Plates - Motorcycle and Moped Plates


​A motorcycle is a motor vehicle with a seat or saddle, designed to travel on no more than three wheels. The license plate displays the month of expiration sticker and a year validation sticker.

A moped or motorized bicycle is one that is propelled by a motor having a:

  • Piston displacement of 50cc or less
  • Maximum of two brake HP
  • Maximum speed not exceeding 30 mph on a flat surface.


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Driver and Vehicle Services – Central Office
Town Square Building
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 190
Saint Paul, MN 55101-5190


Motor Vehicle DVS.motor.vehicles@state.mn.us


Motor Vehicles: (651) 297-2126
Digital License Plates: (651) 284-3896
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