Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Section 23 of 38

Chapter 22: Corrections and Adjustments

22.065 Mismatched License Plates

Occasionally the license plates in a plate envelope do not match.

Example: 3SAM100 and 3SAM101 license plates together in the same envelope.

The following must be submitted:

  • A completed Application for Replacement Plates, Stickers, Documents (REG 156) form.
  • The mismatched plates.

The procedure below must be followed:

  • Write both license plate numbers and “mismatched plates,” on the REG 156.
  • Check the appropriate box on the REG 156 to indicate the number of license plates surrendered to DMV.
  • Issue new license plates and stickers at no fee.