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MEMO 2023-004 Redesigned License Plates for issuance October 1, 2023

Related Division
Posted: September 14, 2023


TO:                 License Plate Issuing Officials
SUBJECT:     Redesigned License Plates for issuance October 1, 2023 (MVD Memo 2023-004)
DATE:           September 11, 2023

The following redesigned license plates will be available for issuance beginning October 1, 2023:

  • National Guard
  • National Guard Retired
  • National Guard Low Number

Note that the National Guard Personalized and the National Guard Retired Personalized plates may contain up to seven characters. Therefore, to allow for an additional character space, the personalized plates will not have the Alabama National Guard Emblem on the plate.

A supply of license plates based on the number of current registrations in each country has been ordered and should be arriving soon. Personalized license plates may be ordered on demand through the Plate Reservation and Ordering System (PROS). You may place additional license plate orders using the Alabama Inventory Management System (AIMS). Beginning October 1, 2023, discontinue the issuance of license plates with the old design and retain for audit purposes.

The tag numbering scheme for the license plate may be found at https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/division/motor-vehicle/ under “License Plate and Registration Information” then “Fee Schedule” then “Registration File Information.”

Contact the Motor Vehicle Division at 334-242-9000 if you have any questions.

Download a pdf of this memo.