Custom License Plate


Looking for a new license plate that stands out? The City of Newport News has launched a campaign to have a custom license plate made available through DMV. In order for DMV to agree to have the license plate made the City must provide 350 prepaid license plate applications. The cost of the new plate is just $10 for non-personalized plates and $20 for personalized plates (this fee is for the plate only and does not include the annual registration fee).

Mayor Price and his wife Valerie were two of the first to sign up. Once the 350 prepaid applications are collected they will be sent to the DMV along with the license plate design for review and approval. According to DMV, the entire process takes roughly nine months; however, the City is hoping to shorten this timeline.

If you are interested in the purchasing the license plate, please email and you will receive an application and instructions.

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Learn more about the registration process and download the application.



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