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    • Personalized plate choices must have at least 2 characters and may consist of up to 5 characters and numbers (1-9). No punctuation marks are allowed.


    • $25 initial fee
    • $5 annual validation fee
    Select three message choices.


    *Choice 1


    *Choice 2


    *Choice 3
    * Please note:
    Specialty and personalized plates shall not: denote governmental agencies, be issued in any combination of characters determined to be sexual in connotation, a term of vulgarity, contempt, prejudice, hostility, insult or racial or ethnic degradation; recognized as a swear word, a reference to an illegal substance, or to a criminal act; offensive, or a foreign word falling into any of these categories, or those that conflict with the regular license numbering system.

    If at a later date the plate choice is determined to be offensive or in conflict with the regular numbering system, the Iowa DOT will recall the license plate.

    The availability of the license plate configuration you reserve on this site is subject to final approval by the Iowa DOT.