What does your license plate say about you? You can show your love for Blue Ridge Parkway wherever you drive. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offers more than 200 special license plates representing colleges and universities, branches of the military and special interest organizations including the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway plate.
The Blue Ridge Parkway plate is $25 in addition to the annual registration fee and can be personalized with up to six characters for an extra $10 a year. As a revenue sharing plate, $15 of the $25 fee is transferred the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc. to support its program to clear the scenic overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway in order to promote tourism.
A portion of your fee may be tax deductible.
Customize your plate using the create-a-plate feature the web site, www.dmvNOW.com. First, select a special plate, then enter your personalized message and submit. The system automatically checks DMV’s system to let you know instantly whether the message is available. You can spend all the time you want plugging in different messages on different plates to discover the best combination for you and see how your plate will look. Purchase your new personalized plate online using a major credit card.
Looking for a unique, inexpensive gift for friends or family-members? Souvenir plates are also available for just $10. Personalize them for just $10 more.
To view all special plates available through DMV or to place an order, visit www.dmvNOW.com.