Conservation Specialty Plate

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The Conservation Specialty Plate is available as a passenger plate and a commercial plate (to be used on vehicles with a registered weight of 10,001 lbs. or more).

The Conservation Plate provides a way for vehicle owners to show their support for Maine's state parks and endangered and nongame wildlife.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much does the Conservation 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 with a maximum of five characters. The vanity plate fee is an additional $25.00 above the registration fee. You may search and order a vanity plate online.

Q: Where does the money go?

A: The Maine Environment Trust Fund receives $14 from each set of plates purchased or renewed and this amount is tax deductible. The money supports state parks and the Endangered and Nongame Wildlife Fund.

Q: Where can the Conservation 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: