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REG 17 - Special Interest License Plate Application (Personalized Plate)

REG 17 is used for the following reasons: Original, Replacement , Reassign, Retain, Release Interest and Exchange


  1. Original Check Box is used to order new custom plates. 
    1. Complete Section 1, 2 5 6
  2. Replacement check box is issued to replace lost or stolen custom plates.
    1. Complete Sections 1, 3, 5, 6
  3. Reassign, Retain, Release Interest  - Of your custom plates. 
    1. Complete Sections 1, 4, 5, 6
  4. Exchange - Change the owner of the custom plate
    1. Complete Sections 1, 2, 5, 6


Note:  Special interest license plates belong to the owner and not the vehicle. When selling your vehicle , you can retain your custom plates and reassign them to another vehicle you own.  The reassignment should be done immediately,  retain for future use on another vehicle, or surrender them to DMV.  You may be subject to annual retention fees.  


License Plate Type

Original

Renewal

Duplicate/
Substitute*

Reassignment

Exchange

Retention

Amateur Radio License (HAM) Station (CVC §5005)

$20

$0

$20

$12

**

**

Antique Motorcycle (CVC §5004.5)

$15

$0

$20*

**

**

**

Bicentennial Bill of Rights(CVC §5101.9(e))

**

**

**

$15

**

**

Breast Cancer Awareness        (CVC §5156.7)
 
 
Sequential
$50
$40$35*$15****
Personalized
$103
$83$78$58$103$43
California (CA) (1960s)Legacy (CVC §5004.3)

Sequential
$50
 
$40$35*$15****
Personalized
$50
$40$35$15$50$38
CA Agriculture (CalAg)(CVC §5156)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


**

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$43

CA Arts Council
(CVC §5074)

Sequential
$50


$40


$20*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$43


$58


$103


$43

CA Coastal Commission(Whale Tail) (CVC §5067)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$83

CA Firefighter
(CVC §5101.2)
 

Sequential
$50


$35


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$78


$78


$58


$103


$43

CA Memorial
(CVC §5066)
 

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$83

CA Museums (Snoopy) (CVC §5156)
 

Sequential
$50


$40


$35


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$43

Citizens Band Radio
(CVC §5020)

**

$15

$20

$20

**

**

Collegiate (CVC §5024)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$0

Congressional Medal of Honor
(CVC §§5101.6, 9105)

$0

$0

$20

$0

**

$0

Disabled Person (CVC §§5007, 9105)

$0

$0

$20*

$0

**

**

Disabled Person Parking Placard (CVC §§22511.55, 22511.59)
Note: Temporary placards are issued to  permanent placard owners for free.
 

Permanent
$0


$0


$0


**


**


**

Temporary
$6


**


$6


**


**


**

Disabled Veteran (CVC §§5007, 9105)
Note: Window decals for vehicles with a wheelchair lift or carrier are free.

$0

$0

$20

$0

**

**

Environmental (ELP) (CVC §§5101, 5106, 5108)

$53

$43

$43

$43

**

$43

Ex-Prisoner of War (POW)
(CVC §§5101.5, 9105)
$0$0$20****$0
Gold Star Family (CVC §5156(d)(1))

$0

$0

$35*

$15

**

$0

Historical Vehicle
(CVC §5004)

$25

$0

$20*

**

**

**

Kids–Child Health and Safety Funds (CVC §5072)

Sequential
$20


$15


$20*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$50


$40


$35


$15


$50


$0

Lake Tahoe Conservancy (CVC §5075)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$43

Legion of Valor (CVC §5101.4)
Note: Substitute decals are free.

$0

$0

$20*

$0

**

$0

Livery*** (CVC §§5011.5, 5011.6, 5011.9; CPUC §5371.4(h))

Sequential
**


$0


**


**


**


**

Personalized
**


$43


**


**


**


**

Olympic Games
(CVC §5022)


**


$0


**


$12


**


$0

Olympic Training Center*** (CVC §5023)

Sequential
 **


$30


**


$15


**


**

Personalized
 **


$73


 **


$58


**


 $0

Pearl Harbor Survivor (CVC §5101.3)

$0

$0

$20*

$0

**

$0

Pet Lover’s (CVC §5156)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$43

Press Photographer (CVC §5008)

$20

$0

**

$12

**

**

Privately-Owned School Bus (PSB) (CVC §9102.5)

$20

$20

$20

**

**

**

Purple Heart Recipient(CVC §5101.8)

$0

$0

$20*

$0

**

$0

Veteran Organization (CVC §5068)
Note: Substitute decals are $10.

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$78


$40


$35


$15


$78


$0

Year of Manufacture (YOM) (CVC §5004.5)

$45

$10

**

$12

**

$20

Yosemite Foundation (CVC §5064)

Sequential
$50


$40


$35*


$15


**


$0

Personalized
$103


$83


$78


$58


$103


$43

*Indicates a substitute license plate.
**Indicates a transaction that is not permitted.
***These plates are no longer issued.





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Faraz is the author of this solution article.

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