Medal of Honor license plates

Medal of Honor – Air Force
Air Force medal of honor plate
Medal of Honor – Army
Army medal of honor plate
Medal of Honor – Navy
Navy medal of honor plate
Who is eligible Motor vehicle owners who have been awarded the Medal of Honor.  A surviving spouse may continue to use the Medal of Honor plate.  If the surviving spouse remarries, the plate shall be returned.
Requirements A copy of the official government document verifying receipt of the Medal of Honor must be submitted with the application.
Eligible vehicles Automobiles
Multipurpose vehicles
Sport utility vehicles
Motor homes
Trailers and travel trailers
Numbered plate fee No initial, registration or validation fee at time of renewals
Personalized plate fee Not available as a personalized plate.
How to apply Complete the Special Plate Application form, print and mail with the fees that are due.

Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9278
Des Moines, Iowa  50306-9278

Your plates will be sent to your county treasurer's office and staff will notify you when your plates are available. Typical processing time is 3-6 weeks. Plates must be assigned to a vehicle within 90 days or the plates will be voided and no refund issued. Your current plates must be exchanged for your new plates.

For questions

Telephone: 515-237-3110

Parking waiver

Effective July 1, 2022, any vehicle that displays this Iowa-issued veterans license plate may park for free in any city-owned or operated parking lot or city-metered space in Iowa. A city shall not enforce any ordinance related to fees at these locations.

Any questions related to whether you can park in a particular location or how to have a fee waived should be directed to the relevant city for interpretation.


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