Chapter 21: Special Plates
21.200 Personalized License Plate Retention
Chapter 21 Special License Plates
21.200 Personalized License Plates Retention (CVC §5109)
A personalized license plate owner may remove and retain his/her license plates without reassigning them to another vehicle provided the license plate retention fee is paid each year (CVC §5106(b)).
Retentions—The procedures below be must followed:
- A Special Interest License Plate Application (REG 17) form, which shows the personalized license plate configuration and requests of the license plates.
- The retention fee. The fee is due for each year whether or not the license plates are assigned to a vehicle.