Every State has its own system for getting and using license plates. So is the State of Maine. To get a vanity plate in Maine, you need to register your car first. After this, you should choose the right combination for the plate. And this step is too important. As there are some plates that can be refused by the Maine Motor Vehicle Department. So this article will help you to get the required information about the banned plates in the State of Maine.
Before speaking about the large variety of license plates it is very important to know how to get a certain type of vanity plates in accordance with the State law. As it is mentioned above your vehicle must be registered before applying for the license plate. After passing the registration process you can apply for the license plate by following these steps:
After this you can select a vanity plate that will be checked by the Maine DMV. And the process can last up to thirty days. You can get your registration and plate via Email.
The most popular license plate in Maine is The Chickadee plate. Moreover, this has many different classifications as “Motor home”, “Bus”, “Farm”, “Commercial”, etc.
And surely there are Specialty plates in the State of Maine. Here is the list of the available custom plates:
The applicable fee for this kind of license plates is $20 and an extra fee for the registration. But besides this, you also need to pay $15 annually as a renewal fee. And the cost for the vanity plates is $25 and an additional fee for the registration process.
In addition, the applicant must have 2 license plates both on the front side and on the backside.
Consider that you may have up to seven characters on the plate that can contain letters, numbers, dashes, and spaces, and the sign “&”.
Choosing the right combination for the license plate is a big deal. As you know many States, for example, the State of Arkansas may refuse a certain combination that you want to use on your Arkansas license plate.
So here are the reasons why the State of Maine may deny your license plate:
Here are some examples, that the Maine DMV refused the custom plates.
There are plenty of these types of examples. So one should be very careful while choosing his/her license plate in Maine.