Ordering Special Plates

When registering your vehicle you have the option to register using standard County plates, or you can also choose from one of the many specialty plates. Non-Personalized Specialty plates are available in office for an additional fee. 

You also have the option to personalize most of the specialty plates available, which of course will be special ordered. 

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To complete personalized visit the Iowa DOT Personalized & Specialty Plates page to complete your order through an online process.
The plates will be mailed to the Treasurer's Office within 3-4 weeks.  Our office will send you notification when the plates have been received.  You will need to bring in your current plates to receive the new plates.

Special Plate Application (Personalized Plate) (PDF) - This is an application and a complete list of available specialty plate.  This form should be completed and mailed directly to the Iowa DOT Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services.

Blackout Plate Design - Now Available

Standard Number Blackout Plates are available in office.

$35.00 Initial Fee & $10 Annual Fee

Personalized Blackout plates can be ordered by completing the Special Plate Application (Personalized Plate) (PDF) - This is an application and a complete list of available specialty plate.  This form should be completed and mailed directly to the Iowa Dot Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services.

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Contact our office for plate availability at 515-382-7340.