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University of Maine System Plate

University of Maine System plate

The University of Maine System plate provides a way for vehicle owners to show their support for the University of Maine System Scholarship Fund.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much does the University of Maine System 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.

Vanity plates are available in the University of Maine System plate series with a maximum of five characters. The fee is an additional $25.00 above the registration fee. Black Bear vanity plates cannot duplicate a vanity plate that is already issued in another class of plate. You may search and order a vanity plate online.

Q: Where does the money go?

A: The University of Maine System Scholarship Fund receives $14.00 from each University of Maine System plate purchased or renewed and this amount is tax deductible.

Q: Where can the University of Maine System 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