The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles oversees the distribution and issuance of personalized and customized vanity license plates. Louisiana allows you to determine if your specific lettering on the license plate is available online. Personalized license plates in Louisiana can be ordered online and take up to 12 weeks for processing and delivery once the application is completed online. License plates can only be ordered by a registered owner and the plate you order must be registered to an Louisiana vehicle at the time of issuance.
- Types of Vehicles: The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles allows personalized license plates on automobiles, trucks up to 10,000 lbs., private buses (motor homes), and motorcycles.
- Fee: The fee for a personalized license plate in Louisiana is $25 in addition to the regular renewal fee. For more information, visit the Louisiana Personalized License Plate FAQ.
- Number of Characters: In Louisiana, they allow a maximum of 7 characters on your Personalized Plate (6 for motorcycles). You can use any combination of Letters A to Z, Spaces, Periods, Hyphens and Numbers 0 to 9 .
- Limitations: Personalized vanity license plates in Louisiana are subject to approval by the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. The website also states that the following are not allowed:
- 3 letters followed by 3 numbers or vice versa.
- Special symbols.
- Duplication of an active personalized license plate.
- Ethnic, racial, vulgar, or indecent connotations which may be offensive to good taste and decency.
- Is My Plate Available?: Yes – you can look your preferred license plate up online! Visit the Louisiana Personalized Plate Inquiry Website.
- How to Order: To order your personalized Louisiana personalized license plate, follow these steps:
- Visit the Louisiana Personalized Plate Inquiry Website to see if your personalized plate is available and then follow the instructions to order online THEN
- You will receive an email in 2 – 3 business days notifying you that your request has been approved. Mail your fees to the noted address and receive your plate in 12 weeks.
- Additional Information: For more information on obtaining a personalized vanity license plate in Louisiana, visit the Louisiana Personalized Plates website or call the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles at 225-925-6371.
This Site is not owned or operated by, nor affiliated with any governmental organization. This Site contains general information with respect to personalized license plates at the department of motor vehicles in various states. It is for informational and educational purposes only. You should check with the specific state that your motor vehicle is registered in before ordering.