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Support Your Troops Specialty Plate

Troops Plate

Effective November 1, 2007, Maine will be issuing a new specialty license plate.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much does the Support Your Troops Specialty plate cost?

A: The fee is $20.00 in addition to the regular registration fee when first purchasing the plates. Each renewal is an additional $15.00. There will be no reservation period and no low digit plates will be available for issuance. The plates will be issued in a unique numbering sequence, beginning with 101-AJA through 999-AJZ (skipping the AJI and AJO series).

Vanity plates are available in the Support Your Troops Specialty plate series with a maximum of six characters, plus one space or dash in the sequence. The fee is an additional $25.00 above the registration fee. Support Your Troops vanity plates cannot duplicate a vanity plate this already issued in another class of plate. You may search and order a vanity plate online.

Q: Where does the money go?

A: The proceeds from the Support Your Troops specialty plate provide financial assistance to the members of the Maine National Guard, residents of the State who are members of the Reserves, the families of those members, or will be used for other emergencies and special needs as determined by the Support Your Troops Advisory Board.

Q: Where can the Support Your Troops plates be purchased?

A: At all Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicle Branch Offices and at many town offices. If the plates are not available in your town, they can be purchased at the nearest branch office or by mailing a copy of your registration and a check for $20 ($45 for vanity) made payable to the Secretary of State to: Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Specialty Plate Clerk, 29 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333.

You may contact the BMV Registration Section with questions or comments at: (207) 624-9000 ext. 52149 or by Email: registrations@maine.gov