Note: The $5 annual validation fee will be credited to the Veterans License Fee Fund.
Plates (including personalized plates) may be purchased as a gift. Gift certificates will be mailed to the purchaser.
Second or subsequent plates, $25 of the personalized plate fee will be credited to the Veterans License Fee Fund
Personalized license plates may consist of up to five characters and numbers. All personalized plate choices must have at least two characters.
Make checks payable to the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Completed applications may be returned the following address.
Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs
7105 NW 70th Ave., Building 3465
Johnston, IA 50131
Your plates will be sent to your county treasurer's office and staff will notify you when your plates are available. 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.