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Memo 2017-022 Update to Memo 2017-020: New/Redesigned Distinctive License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2018

  • December 12, 2017


TO: License Plate Issuing Officials
SUBJECT: Update to Memo 2017-020 – New/Redesigned Distinctive License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2018

Please note the following additions/changes to Memo 2017-020:

The license plates listed below have been redesigned for issuance beginning January 1, 2018. All license plate orders must be placed through PROS beginning January 1, 2018.

  • Retired Military National Guard
  • Disabled Veteran National Guard
  • Disabled Veteran Marine Corps

Please note the following change from Memo 2017-020 as shown below:

  • Change the name “Retired Military Merchant Marine” to say “Retired Military Marine

As stated in memo 2017-020, there will be a new primary tag type code for the Retired Military and Disabled Veteran license plate to represent each branch of service. This change will eliminate the need for branch of service decals as it will now be pre-printed on the license plate.

The tag numbering schemes for the license plates may be found on the Motor Vehicle Division website at https://revenue.alabama.gov/motor-vehicle/ under “Reference & Statistics” then “Registration File Information.”

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the Motor Vehicle Division at 334-242-9000.

Click here to download a pdf version of this memo.