Vehicle License Plates

The State of Minnesota has authorized special license plates to be issued to eligible veterans. Free license plates are available to veteran residents who have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.


License plates are available upon payment of the regular registration tax and an administrative handling and processing fee, for veterans of the following periods.

  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Pearl Harbor Survivors
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Southwest Asia
  • Former Prisoners of War and Combat Wounded veterans
Veteran License Plate

Required Documents

These special license plates are available through any motor vehicle registration outlet. The Commissioner of Veterans Affairs is required to certify only the former Prisoner of War applications. Other license plates require only the proof of eligibility, normally available on a veteran's discharge record.

Further Information

For more Information, contact the nearest motor vehicle registration station, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs or the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Drivers and Vehicle Services.