Electric Vehicle Plates

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Electric Vehicle plate
Electric Vehicle
Available for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles that are wholly powered by an electric motor.


Application SP 66


Fees listed include the $33 Basic Registration Fee for your vehicle. Governmental Services Taxes and miscellaneous fees are charged in addition to the fees listed here.

If you are ordering personalized plates by mail or fax, please remit $126 as indicated on the form. Incomplete, illegible or incorrect applications will be returned.

Your vehicle must be fully electric. Hybrids do not qualify. See Senate Bill 181 for more information.

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Make an appointment for your DMV office visit in Carson City, Las Vegas or Reno.

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If your vehicle is currently registered in Nevada, bring the old plates to a DMV Full Service Office or County Assessor which offers vehicle registration services. If you wish to keep the old plates, you must bring the rear plate and surrender the decal in person.

If you choose to keep the same expiration date, we will issue your new plates with a new registration slip and decal. No registration renewal is required. A $5 substitute plate fee will apply in addition to the specialty plate fees.

You have the option of renewing your vehicle registration for a full year. Your expiration date will change if the current expiration date is more than 35 days away. Credit will be given for the unused portion of your current Nevada registration.

If you have just purchased a vehicle or are registering it in Nevada for the first time, see the full list of Registration Requirements or New Resident Guide and use our online Registration Fee Estimates. Bring all required documentation to a DMV Full Service Office or County Assessor which offers vehicle registration services.


Use our online Plate Search to check for available numbers. However, you cannot order Electric Vehicle plates online.

You may order in person at a DMV office We will issue a temporary movement permit and mail the plates to you. Or, you can order the plates by mail or fax and pick up your plates at a DMV office when ready.

Personalized plates may take up to 8 weeks for delivery.