Read below for information about getting your Pennsylvania license plates and tags.
Interested in special interest plates? OurTypes of Specialty Plates page has more information. Learn more about applying on our Specialty Plate Applications page.
Do you qualify for disabled parking? Find application and eligibility information on our Disability Plates and Placards page.
Types of Pennsylvania License Plates
Motor vehicles in PA must have a license plate issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) displayed on the back.
You will also be issued a validation sticker that shows when your registration expires.
The standard Pennsylvania tag has a white background with blue lettering. It has a blue stripe at the top and a yellow stripe at the bottom.
Specialty License Plates
PennDOT also issues specialty license plates, including personalized plates and organizational plates. More information about license plate options is available on our Types of PA Specialty