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Dealer: Motorcycle



  • Code Section: Section 40-12-264
  • Primary Tag Type(s): Dl
  • Secondary Tag Type(s): MC
  • Series Began: October 1st of each year

A motorcycle dealer who has a current dealer license as required by Section 40-12-51 or 40-12-62 and 40-12-391 may purchase up to a maximum of 25 motorcycle dealer license plates (combined dealer and motorcycle dealer if section 40-12-51 license) if a new dealer or a maximum of 10 motorcycle dealer license plates (combined dealer and motorcycle dealer if section 40-12-51 license) if a used dealer. A section 40-12-62 licensee may only purchase motorcycle dealer license plates in the limits detailed above.

Motorcycle dealers must present the Act 539 regulatory license and Section 62 or Section 51 license to the licensing official before dealer motorcycle plates can be issued.

No personalized tags.

License plate design changes annually.

Plates in this category are not assigned to a specific motorcycle; therefore, the plates may be moved among motorcycles in the dealer’s inventory.


  • Registration fees are distributed in accordance with the provisions of Sections 40-12-269, 40-12-270 and 40-12-274.
  • Registration fees are $18.00 per plate.
  • No personalized tags.

View the Dealer’s Brochure for Additional Information.

View a List of Dealers that have completed applications for certificates of title for 1,500 or more title transfers.

View a List of Active and Revoked Dealer Regulatory Licensees.