There are many specialized license plates available and too numerous to list. For
additional information, you may call our office at
(251) 574 - 8551
between the hours
of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or you can visit the Alabama Department of Revenue web
, then click on License Plate Information followed by
Distinctive License Plates.
Personalized License Plate
A personalized tag can be acquired for most private passenger, commercial vehicles,
some motorcycles, busses, campers or antique vehicles. The combination of letters/numbers
requested must not conflict with the regular number system and is subject to State
of Alabama Revenue Department approval.
The fee for a personalized tag is $50.00
each year over and above your standard issuance fee and property tax assessment. Issuance of a new metal plate is subject to a $5.00 issuance fee.
If the personalized tag is stolen or lost, you can apply for a replacement tag and
decal at a cost of $3.25. For tags that have been stolen, a copy of the police report
Personalized tags can be ordered at
all offices of the License Commissioner.
You can save time, by visiting the Alabama
Department of Revenue website. Click here
to see if your choice is available.
You can make four selections from this website. If your request is approved by the Alabama Department of Revenue, you will
have two days to come into one of the offices of the License Commissioner to complete
the necessary paperwork and pay the required fees. A registration receipt will be
provided as well as a 60 day temporary tag (no charge for the temporary tag). After
the license plate is manufactured, it will be shipped directly to your address within
four to five weeks.