DHSMV Releases New Design of University of South Florida Specialty License Plate

~Newly redesigned USF specialty license plates available this month ~

USF License Plate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is pleased to announce the release of the newly redesigned specialty plate for the University of South Florida (USF). The new plate will be delivered to tax collector and tag agency offices by August 10, 2018. As of July 1, there were 14,855 valid registrations of this specialty license plate.

Floridians interested in purchasing the new USF plate are encouraged to contact their local tax collector or tag agency office for availability. A list of locations can be found online at There will be a $25 specialty plate fee in addition to the other registration fees. Revenue from the sale of the plate goes back to the university to fund academic enhancement, such as scholarships and other activities.

The USF license plate was one of the original collegiate specialty license plates enacted by the legislature in 1986 and has been available for purchase since October 1987. This is the third redesign of this specialty plate. A complete list of Florida’s specialty license plates can be found online at

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