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Personalized licence plates

Personalized plate examples

Personalized licence plates are made-to-order licence plates, customized with characters chosen by you. Personalized plates can state your nickname, favourite hobby, wildest passion—practically any unique message that’s fit to print.

Can I put a personalized plate on my vehicle?

You can get personalized plates for these vehicles:

How do I get personalized plates?

It’s easy. Here’s how:

  1. Develop your personal message or slogan.
  2. Fill out an application for a personalized licence plate (PDF). Forms are also available from your Autoplan broker.
  3. Take the completed application form to an Autoplan broker and pay the application fee ($100).

Application rules

Choosing your personal message or slogan

You can use any combination of two to six letters and numbers, or letters only. Sorry, you cannot use only numbers, or a slogan that is already in use.

You may have a blank space or hyphen, but not more than seven character spaces (six for motorcycles).

Examples:

Personalized plate examples

Note: ICBC will not issue personalized licence plates that may be interpreted as vulgar, indecent or offensive.

Approval process and plate pick-up

How much do personalized plates cost?

There is a one-time application fee of $100 and an annual fee of $40 to maintain the rights to the slogan and the use of the plates.

If your plates are damaged, lost or stolen, you’ll have to pay an $18 fee for temporary regular plates while your personalized plates are remade.

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