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Personalized/Special Plate Ordering Online

What is ServiceArizona?
What about security?
How does Personalized/Specialty Plates work?
Who can use ServiceArizona to order a personalized/specialty plate?
What do I need to have to order a personalized/specialty plate?
Where will my plate be mailed?
How can I obtain a reprint of the Confirmation/Receipt for my online Personalized/Specialty Plate transaction?
After ordering a Specialty and/or Personalized Plate, should I attach the confirmation/receipt to my registration document?
How long will it take to get my plate in the mail?
How do I change my address?
Speciality Plate Information
Personalized Plate Information
To whom will my motor vehicle record information be released?
What forms of payment are accepted?
What is the system availability schedule?
How do I contact the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) if I have additional questions?
Where is the nearest MVD office, authorized third party provider, or emissions station?

What is ServiceArizona?

ServiceArizona is an easy way for Arizona residents to take care of Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) business any time of the day or night, from the comfort of their home or office. Currently, Arizona residents may use ServiceArizona for: online Vehicle Registration Renewals, Personalized/Specialty Plates, Fleet Registration Renewals, Address/Email Changes, ordering duplicate Driver Licenses or Identification Cards with or without an address change, obtaining a Restricted Use 3-Day Permit, viewing available Plate Credit, Driver License Reinstatement, Voter Registration, Duplicate Vehicle Registration, obtaining a 30-Day General Use Permit, Plate Refund, Vehicle Sold Notice, Vehicle Fee Recap, Citizens MVR - Title and Registration and Driver License, Insurance Verification, Tab Replacement, Off-Highway Vehicle Decal, Lien Motor Vehicle Inquiry, Emissions/Registration Fee Check and for Fleet Application.

What about security?

Your privacy and security are our highest priority. That's why we're hard at work on an ongoing basis to keep ServiceArizona one of the most secure websites on the Internet. Here are just a few of the things we are doing to protect you:

We hope you will take advantage of the convenience ServiceArizona offers with complete confidence in its security. If you have any concerns, please contact IBM at servicearizona@clearlake.ibm.com.

NOTE: ServiceArizona does not collect or share data on Website users for marketing purposes.

How does Personalized/Specialty Plates work?

Plate provides two services within one application.

Check my personalized plate choice: Do you already have a personalized plate idea? Select this option to see if it's available (no fee).

Order my plate. Do you want to order your personalized and/or specialty plate now? Select this option to order (fees apply).
  • Enter the vehicle information for the vehicle you are requesting the specialty plate.
  • Confirm record information displaying is for the correct vehicle.
  • Select your plate style and plate format (if applicable).
  • View total fees.
  • Provide credit card information and pay fee.
  • Print confirmation and attach to your current registration until your requested plate arrives.
  • Provide feedback by answering a quick and simple optional survey.

Who can use ServiceArizona to order a personalized/specialty plate?

What do I need to have to order a personalized/specialty plate?

Where will my plate be mailed?

You are required by law to provide your current mailing address. Your personalized/specialty plate, tab and registration will be mailed to your address on record. If your personalized/specialty plate and tab are mailed to the wrong address, they will need to be re-issued, and this may result in a $5 re-issue fee. Please ensure that your address is correct before ordering.

How can I obtain a reprint of the Confirmation/Receipt for my online Personalized/Specialty Plate transaction?

A reprint of the Confirmation/Receipt for your online Personalized/Speciality Plate transaction can be obtained up to 14 days from the date of your online personalized/specialty plate transaction. Click here to reprint your confirmation/receipt.

After ordering a Specialty and/or Personalized Plate, should I attach the confirmation/receipt to my registration document?

Yes. Print and attach the confirmation/receipt to your registration document until your new plate and registration are received.

How long will it take to get my plate in the mail?

Personalized plate orders are reserved pending final approval. If approved, the plate will be mailed to you within 4-6 weeks. Specialty plate orders will be mailed within 5 business days.

How do I change my address?

MVD has developed a computer system that links all of your records together. This means that when you change your address on your vehicle registration, it will automatically change the address on each vehicle on which you are listed as the registration recipient and on your driver license.

Registration Recipient is defined as the vehicle owner or registrant who is designated on the MVD database to receive the registration for a vehicle.

To change your address, you will need your name, date of birth, and driver license or identification card number. Click here to change your address.

Speciality Plate Information

Arizona Agriculture – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to Arizona FFA which provides premier leadership, personal growth and career success opportunities for students enrolled in Agriculture Education programs in Arizona.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona Cardinals – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes Cardinals Charities which supports programs designed to improve the lives of children, women and minorities within the state of Arizona.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona Centennial- Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Centennial projects, events, and museum.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona Diamondbacks – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee is a donation to the Arizona Professional Baseball Club Special Plate fund for programs relating to youth education and development, housing for the homeless or low income persons and health care for the indigent.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona Highways – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Arizona Highways Magazine Fund established under ARS 28-7315.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to funding wildlife habitat projects, outdoor recreational and educational opportunities.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Arizona State University - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the university for academic scholarships.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Boy Scouts of Arizona - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Grand Canyon Council of BSA.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Channel 8 PBS - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Channel 8 PBS foundation for public broadcast television.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Character Education - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Department of Education for the teaching of character traits.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Child Abuse Prevention - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Prevention of Child Abuse Fund.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Childhood Cancer Research- Available to everyone. $17 goes to the childhood cancer and rare childhood disease research fund.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Choose Life: - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Arizona Life Coalition.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Energy Efficient – Pilot program that is available only to qualifying vehicles.
Initial Application Fee $8.00 / Annual Renewal Fee $0.00

The Energy Efficient license plate is no longer available. This plate was issued as a part of Arizona's Energy Efficient Pilot Program, with a maximum of 10,000 participants.

Only Honda Civic Hybrid, Honda Insight and Toyota Prius (all model years) qualify for this pilot program. The pilot program is limited to 10,000 participants. Should the pilot program end, a replacement plate will be issued to existing participants and no additional fee will be charged.

Qualifying vehicles will be issued a special Alternative Fuel license plate with a Hybrid graphic. Vehicles that display the Energy Efficient plate will be allowed access to the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes in Arizona any time regardless of the number of occupants. However, these vehicles are not eligible for the reduced Vehicle License Tax (VLT).

Standard Energy Efficient plates must be ordered online through ServiceArizona. Disability Energy Efficient plates must be ordered through the Motor Vehicle Division's Special Plate Unit.

Environmental - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Arizona Land Department for environmental education programs.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Extraordinary Educators – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Arizona public educators who propose extraordinary activities, projects or lessons for students in kindergarten through grade eight. Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Families of Fallen Police Officers – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to an incorporated nonprofit corporation in this state that is qualified under section 501(c)(3) of the United States internal revenue code and demonstrates a commitment to helping in the healing of family survivors of police officers who died in the line of duty in this state.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Gold Star Family – Available to immediate family member of a person who lost his/her life while on active duty in the United States Military. Immediate family member is defined as spouse or a parent, child, brother or sister whether by adoption or blood. $17 of the fee goes for construction and maintenance of the Enduring Freedom Memorial.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Golden Rule – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to a special fund for promoting the Golden Rule in schools and communities in this state .
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Historic Vehicle / Motorcycle - Vehicle model year must be 25 years or older.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $10

Hunger Relief – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Association of Arizona Food Banks.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

In God We Trust – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to promote the national motto “In God We Trust”, 1st amendment rights and the heritage of this state and nation.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Keep Arizona Beautiful - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to assist with statewide litter prevention and litter cleanup. Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Masonic Fraternity – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to charities supported by Arizona Masons.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Military Support/Freedom – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee is a donation to the Veteran’s donation fund to benefit veterans within Arizona.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Military Support/Freedom Motorcycle – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee is a donation to the Veteran’s donation fund to benefit veterans within Arizona.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Navajo Nation - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Navajo Nation Department of Highway Safety for traffic control devices.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal $25

Northern Arizona University - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the university for academic scholarships.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Pet Friendly/Spay and Neuter - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to a special fund for spaying and neutering of animals.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Phoenix Suns – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to a private Arizona Professional Basketball Club Organization’s Foundation qualified as a 501 © (3) for federal income tax purposes.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Pink Ribbon/Cancer Awareness - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee is a donation to a special fund for breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic awareness and outreach services in Arizona.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

San Carlos Apache Tribe – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the San Carlos Apache tribe transportation board for traffic control devices on the Arizona San Carlos Apache reservation.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Thunderbird School of Global Management - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to school’s operations and activities.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Transplantation Awareness (Organ Donor) - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to a special fund for organ transplantation awareness programs.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

University of Arizona - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the university for academic scholarships.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

University of Phoenix: - Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the University of Phoenix Alumni Association.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

White Mountain Apache – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the White Mountain Apache Tribe Transportation Board who shall use these monies for traffic control devices on highways on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Women Veterans – Available to everyone. $17 of the fee goes to the Veterans’ Donation Fund established by A.R.S. § 41-608.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Personalized Plate Information

Plates may be issued for a currently registered vehicle, registered or leased in your name. All personalized plates must be approved. The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) may refuse to issue any plate that suggests a meaning that is offensive, misleading or that duplicates any existing plate or plate series. Upon receipt of your personalized plate, it must be placed on your vehicle. The plate that is being removed may not be placed on any other vehicle.

Personalized Vehicle / Motorcycle - Available to everyone.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Personalized Trailer - Available to everyone. Available in Regular personalized (6X12) or Regular personalized small (4X7) plates.
Initial Application Fee $25 / Annual Renewal Fee $25

Personalized Specialty Plate
Initial Application Fee $50 / Annual Renewal Fee $50

Postage and Handling
A postage fee will be charged for mailing the personalized/specialty plates:
$6.69 postage for Historic Vehicle plates.
$3.30 postage for Arizona Agriculture, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Centennial, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Highways, Arizona Sportsman for Wildlife Conservation, Boy Scouts of Arizona, Channel 8 PBS, Character Education, Child Abuse Prevention, Childhood Cancer Research, Choose Life, Energy Efficient, Extraordinary Educators, Families of Fallen Police Officers, Gold Star Family, Golden Rule, Hunger Relief, In God We Trust, Keep Arizona Beautiful, Masonic Fraternity, Military Support/Freedom, Navajo Nation, Pet Friendly/Spay and Neuter, Phoenix Suns, Pink Ribbon/Cancer Awareness, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Transplantation Awareness (Organ Donor), University of Phoenix, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Women Veterans, trailer standard full size (6X12) personalized or non-personalized plates.
$4.26 postage for ASU, Environmental, NAU, UofA, and all personalized plates
$3.08 postage for motorcycle plate, small trailer plate, non-personalized and personalized small size (4X7).
$3.72 postage for Historic Motorcycle plate.

To view a list of plate eligibility requirements and fees
click here.

To whom will my motor vehicle record information be released?

`The Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act 18 U.S.C. 2721-2725, as well as Title 28, Chapter 2, Article 5 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, specifies that the personal information contained in your vehicle record may not be released to anyone without your consent, except when it is a matter of public health and safety, or when the individual or entity requesting such information is otherwise authorized to obtain it under federal law. However, during the specialty plate ordering process, you may consent to the release of your vehicle registration record information to any individual or entity that makes a proper request. This consent would apply to all owners of this vehicle.

What forms of payment are accepted?

You may pay with credit/debit/check cards. Check cards are linked to checking accounts and are accepted anywhere credit cards are accepted. Debit/Check card purchases are automatically deducted from the linked checking account.

What is the system availability schedule?

ServiceArizona is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day with the exception of the following time periods:

Transactions cannot be performed during the scheduled maintenance periods:

How do I contact the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) if I have additional questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact the Motor Vehicle Division at one of the numbers listed below.

Phoenix: (602) 255-0072
Tucson: (520) 629-9808
Elsewhere in Arizona dial:    (800) 251-5866
Hearing/Speech Impaired-TDD systems only: Phoenix (602) 712-3222
  Elsewhere (800)324-5425

Where is the nearest MVD office, authorized third party provider, or emissions station?

Nearest MVD Office and Authorized Third Party provider
Emissions Station Locations or phone 1-877-MYAZCAR

For information regarding plate and fee to owner, click here.

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