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Flag-Style Veteran Motorcycle Plate
Flag-Style Veteran Motorcycle Plate
Applications being accepted by mail order only.

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles offers a Veteran Motorcycle Plate with a light blue background and a U.S. flag.

The word Veteran is proudly displayed in large letters on the bottom of the plate. This plate does not replace the existing Veteran Plate or the Prisoner of War Plate, but is an additional style plate.

The cost to replace a mutilated Flag-Style Veteran Motorcycle plate is $15. See instructions here

To apply by application:

  • Plate requests are made on the Special Plate Application (form M-22).
  • Plate requests must be made for motorcycles that are currently registered in Connecticut with a permanent registration and owned or leased by an honorably discharged veteran or the surviving spouse of such veteran. (If the surviving spouse of veteran wishes to apply, he/she must submit a copy of marriage certificate, death certificate, along with required documents).  Active duty members of the Armed Forces may also apply for this plate.
  • A copy of Certificate of Honorable Release or Discharge From Active Duty (form DD 214) or copy of current United States Uniformed Services ID card must be submitted with the application.

Replace Current Plate and change to the next Available Veteran Series Plate:

  • Plate requests are made on the Special Plate Application (form M-22).
  • Submit copy of Certificate of Honorable Release or Discharge From Active Duty (form DD-214) or copy of current military ID.
  • Fee is $27.50.

Remake a Current Plate and Remake to Veteran Plate Background:

  • Plate requests are made on the Special Plate Application (form M-22).
  • Submit copy of Certificate of Honorable Release or Discharge From Active Duty (form DD-214) or copy of current military ID.
  • Fee is $27.50.

Veteran Plate Background - New Vanity Veteran Plate:

  • Plate requests are made on the Special Plate Application (form M-22).
  • Submit copy of Certificate of Honorable Release or Discharge From Active Duty (form DD-214) or copy of current military ID. 
  • The motorcycle must be CURRENTLY REGISTERED in Connecticut. Applications for motorcycles registered with plates other than Connecticut plates, out-of-state or with a temporary registration will NOT be accepted.
  • The fee is $96.50.

Vanity Plate Options:

Veteran motorcycle plates will only accommodate 5 characters or less. A dot is considered one character.   Vanity plate options - see additional information.