The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles oversees the distribution and issuance of personalized and customized vanity license plates. Nevada allows you to determine if your specific lettering on the license plate is available online. Personalized license plates in Nevada can be ordered by mail, fax or in person. License plates can only be ordered by a registered owner and the plate you order must be registered to an Nevada vehicle at the time of issuance.
- Types of Vehicles: The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles allows personalized license plates on Autos, Pickups, Vans and Motorcycles.
- Fee: The fee for a personalized license plate in Nevada is $42 in addition to the regular renewal fee of $20.
- Number of Characters: In Nevada, they allow a maximum of 7 characters on your Personalized Plate (fewer for motorcycles and specialized plates). You can use any combination of Letters A to Z, Spaces and Numbers 0 to 9.
- Limitations: Personalized vanity license plates in Nevada are subject to approval by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. The website also states that the following are not allowed:
- Expresses contempt, ridicule, or superiority of race, ethnic heritage, religion or gender.
- Contains any connotation that is sexual, vulgar, derogatory, profane, or obscene.
- Contains a direct or indirect reference to drug or drug paraphernalia, or a gang.
- Makes a defamatory reference to a person or group.
- Is My Plate Available?: Yes – you can look your preferred license plate up online! Visit the Nevada Personalized License Plate Availability Search.
- How to Order: To order your personalized Nevada personalized license plate, follow these steps:
- Visit the Nevada Personalized License Plate Availability Search to see if your personalized message is available THEN
- Complete a Personalized Nevada License Plate Application form. Submit your application and fees by mail to:
- Additional Information: For more information on obtaining a personalized vanity license plate in Nevada, visit the Nevada Personalized Plates website, go to any Nevada DMV office or call (775) 684-4DMV (4368).
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