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License Plates - Specialized Plates - Military and Veteran


Veteran plates may be applied for at a Deputy Registrar office or by mailing an Application for Special Plates (PS2010) and appropriate fees and documents to:

Driver and Vehicle Services
445 Minnesota Street Suite 164
St. Paul, MN 55101-5164

Veteran plates may be displayed on any passenger-class vehicle, 1-ton pickup, or self-propelled recreational vehicle, owned or jointly owned by a veteran. Motorcycle plates are also available for Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, Global War on Terrorism, Proud to be a Veteran, Korean Defense, and Congressional Medal of Honor. 

Most plates may be ordered with a disability decal if the applicant qualifies for disability license plates.

Members of the Minnesota National Guard: Plates may be issued to passenger class vehicles owned by a regular enlisted, commissioned, or retired member of the Minnesota National Guard. Plate fee is $10.

Gold Star Family: Gold Star License plates are available on passenger cars and motorcycles. The parent, spouse, sibling or child of a person who has died while honorably serving in active military service may apply for these plates.
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Driver and Vehicle Services – Central Office
Town Square Building
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 164
Saint Paul, MN 55101-5164


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