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Chapter 20: Replacements and Substitutes
20.050 Nonreceipt of Certificates/License Plates/Stickers/Disabled Persons (DP) Parking Placards (VC §4457)
DP Parking Placards—A no-fee replacement DP placard is issued when the (permanent or temporary) DP parking placard issued is not received within 30 days of the issue date, as determined from a vehicle identification number (VIN) inquiry
using the applicant’s six-digit birth date followed by the first three letters of the last name (Example: MMDDYYDOE). Refer to the Disabled Person (DP) Parking Placards section in this chapter for the requirements.
Salvage Certificate—A no-fee replacement is issued when the original Salvage Certificate is not received within 30 days of the issue date. Refer to the Salvage or Nonrepairable Vehicle Certificates section in this chapter for the requirements.
Certificate of Title, Registration, and/or Plates/Stickers—No-fee replacements are issued when the title, registration, license plates, and/or stickers issued are not received within 30 days of the issue date. The Not Received from DMV box must be checked on the application form. Refer to the specific section in this chapter for the requirements.
Note: In general, allow 30 days before processing a nonreceipt application.