Special Plates

Personalized license plates make for a fun way to show off your personality on your vehicle! We can issue or order almost any special plates offered by the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles. A personalized Louisiana license plate or special plate can appear in many different ways that can be seen in person at any of our Five locations. Special plates are a great way to connect with other people in your unique groups. From Veterans to University fans to your sorority or fraternity there are a wide variety of plates that are a great addition to your vehicle, motorcycle, or motor home.

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Personalized License Plate Requirements in Louisiana

Before you get your special plates make sure you follow these steps. Your vehicle must adhere to the following guidelines for The Notary Shoppe to be able to grant the special plate, as required by the Louisiana OMV.

Guidelines for Personalized Louisiana License Plates / Special Plates:

  • The vehicle must be properly titled and registered in your name. Please bring proof of title and personal identification like your drivers license. Title, registration, and license must all be up to date and valid.
  • Bring in your current vehicle registration and be able to verify vehicle info like vin number.
  • Certain Special Plates have specific qualifications and eligibility requirements, we are unable to grant these plates if you are unable to meet the qualifications or eligibility requirements. Please call ahead if you need more information and to see if you qualify for the plate you’re looking for. Due to the wide variety of special plates available we are unable to list all qualification requirements here so please call ahead for any plates for requirements for military, military veteran, and special organization plates. You can see an overview of qualifications needed here.

What Vehicles Can Get Louisiana Special Plates?

Special plates can be issued to cars, trucks (not to exceed 16,000 lbs.) and motorhomes. There are also some special plates available for motorcycles. Please note that not all of the special plates listed below are available for motorcycles. Vehicles outside of these guidelines may not get a personalized license plate from The Notary Shoppe. Some fees will apply for special plates.

What Vehicles Can NOT Get Special Plates?

Most standard cares are eligible for special plates in the state of Louisiana. The following vehicles are not able to get these plates at this time: trucks over 16,000 pounds, commercial vehicles, public vehicles, and more. Many of these vehicles have other plating requirements that can be viewed here.

What Personalized License Plates are Available?

There is a wide variety of special plates that are available in the state of Louisiana. See all of the plates here. The Notary Shoppe is not always able to provide every plate offered in Louisiana so please call your location for more information on the plate you desire before you arrive. This will ensure you have all of the documents required to get your plate and we will be able to inform you if we do not carry that plate.

Special Plates fall into several different categories:

  • Military Veteran.
  • Retired Veteran.
  • University and Colleges.
  • Organizations and Services.
  • Special Interests.
  • Louisiana High Schools.
  • Sorority and Fraternity.

Military License Plates

In Louisiana we thank the honorable men and women who have served our country. There are many different military plates available for your vehicle. These plates can show off your service and help you connect with other military veterans. Please note that these plates take extra qualifications, and we may not be able to offer every plate. Please ensure you call ahead of your visit to make sure you bring everything needed for your service to be as quick and easy as possible.

Military License Plates include but are not limited to:

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Disabled Veteran
  • Coast Guard
  • Marine Corps
  • Military Honors
  • National Guard
  • Navy
  • Reserve Forces
  • Iraq Campaign Veteran
  • Korean War Veteran
  • Desert Storm Veteran
  • Vietnam Veteran
  • Laos Var Veteran

School and University Plates

Show your school pride with plates that showcase your university! There are many different university and colleges with plates in Louisiana including but not limited to:

  • Bossier Parish Community College
  • Centenary College
  • Delgado Community College
  • Dillard University
  • LSU
  • Loyola University
  • Southeastern
  • Tulane University
  • University of Louisiana
  • Xavier University

The state of Louisiana also offers High School plates for the following but not limited to:

  • Acadiana High School
  • Archbishop Rummel High School
  • Caddo Parish Magnet High School
  • George Washington Carver
  • Holy Cross School
  • University High School

Special Organizations and Service-based Plates

Did you know there are a wide variety of organizations that have special plates in Louisiana? For those who dedicate themselves to their cause a special plate can be a great way to show off your organization from your vehicle. There are a variety of these types of organizations covered here, but more are available – just inquire today!

  • Antique Car
  • Autism Society
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Grand Lodge
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Zulu Social Aid and Club

Special Interest Plates

Many of your interests may be shown off on your vehicle with a special plate. There are a wide variety of animal and conservation related plates available as well as plates for your varied interests. These include but are not limited to the following.

  • Bayou State Golfer
  • Child Safety
  • Coastal Conservation
  • Endangered Species
  • New Orleans Saints
  • Protect our Forest
  • White Tail Deer

Sorority and Fraternity Plates

Show off your  Sorority or Fraternity pride with these special plates. The following plates are available in the State of Louisiana but please call your office before arriving to ensure we can order these special plates for you.

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Beta Sigma Phi
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Phi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sima
  • Zeta Phi Beta

Special Plates from The Notary Shoppe!

At The Notary Shoppe, we’re pleased to facilitate many of your OMV needs including License Renewal, Title Transfers, and more! We also provide Notary Services including Mobile Notary and Last Will and Testament. We’ve proudly served Southern Louisiana since 2002 and are locally owned and operated.

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