Purple Heart motorcycle plates are issued to veterans who have been awarded a Purple Heart medal. A Purple Heart medal recipient must prove that s/he has been awarded a Purple Heart in order to receive these plates.

Purple Heart recipients are eligible for one (1) set of plates for each Purple Heart medal received.

Purple Heart Plate

Procedure to Obtain Purple Heart Motorcycle Plate:

You must present one of the following documents to a RMV Full Service Center to verify your eligibility:

  • Honorable Discharge, DD-214, Release from Active Duty paperwork, or
  • Statement of Service from the United States Veterans' Administration

In addition to the verification listed above, you will need a copy of your current registration (if applicable), a signed and stamped Application for Registration & Title (RMV-1 Form) from your insurance agent (if a newly purchased motorcycle), or a signed and stamped Application to Swap Plates (RMV-3 Form) from your insurance agent (if acquiring Purple Heart motorcycle plate on an existing registration).


There is no fee for the issuance or the renewal of the Purple Heart motorcycle plate.

Renewal Cycle:

This plate must be renewed every year.

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