Personalized and Specialty License Plates

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I purchase a sample license plate of any Florida license plate?

    Yes, please complete a Sample License Plate Request (HSMV form 83000) to order sample license plates. All license plates are $28.00 each. Just mail your check or money order, payable to the Division of Motor Vehicles, to the address listed at the top of the form. These sample plates are not intended to be placed on vehicles driven on Florida roads.

  • Why do I have to pay extra every year for a specialty license plate?

    The purpose of specialty license plates is to raise funds for a particular cause. The use of a specialty license plate is a voluntary purchase and can be discontinued at any time.

  • Where does the money for specialty license plates go?

    Chapter 320.08058, Florida Statutes, provides direction to the department regarding the distribution of specialty license plate funds. The department provides a Monthly Revenue Collections Report with additional information.

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