If you decide to drive any type of vehicle legally in the State of Louisiana, then you should get a license plate. But before getting one you must be sure that it does not contradict the State requirements. So this article may give you important knowledge about the banned license plates in Louisiana.
Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles (LA) – DMV requires license plates for all vehicles such as trailers, trucks, cars, motorcycles.
You must apply for a license plate within no more than 60 days after purchasing your vehicle.
Louisiana has two types of plates. First is the standard, which shows when the date of the registration of your vehicle expires. The second type is the specialty plate, which includes military, personalized, organizational types.
The Standard passenger vanity plates include these types:
You may see non-passenger plates below:
And you can get also specialty plates divided into these types:
This list is too long and includes so many types as the State of Louisiana has a big variety of custom plates.
Consider that you may apply for the custom plate via Email, in person, or online. And after getting the plate you may check it via VIN or title number.
If you want to submit the license plate, then you must get the registration for your vehicle first. Then you can apply for the license plate. After this, the Office of Motor Vehicles will send you a confirmation. And it will take about two weeks to proceed with the received paperwork. Yet you should be very attentive while submitting the license plate. As the DMV can refuse many of the combinations chosen by the applicant. Here are the common reasons for the license plate refusal in Louisiana.
For example, the DMV rejected “Evil666”, “HOT1079”, “SLAYER”, “BOOG3RS”, “CRAYCRAY”, “ASSASIN”, etc. This is because of the inappropriate content.
Almost all these reasons you may meet while applying for the license plate in the State of Arkansas.
The registration fee is $25 annually. But you should also pay an extra $3.50 for the administration fee and $8 as a handling fee.