License plates in Kentucky are issued by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet through its Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) licensing to identify a motor or a vehicle. Kentucky has a number of license plates, such as:
We will discuss the banned vanity plates in the next section.
Vanity plates can include up to six alphas and/or numeric characters together with a space or a dash. Kentucky banns hundreds of vanity plates in a year, due to many factors. All the custom license plates are managed by Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) and Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS). The DMV of Kentucky is in charge of authorizing the license plates.
The DMV of Kentucky often rejects vanity plates due to the following reasons:
Additionally, offensive custom plates are also the ones that include:
Here are a few examples of turned down vanity plates:
Owning a custom plate can be fun since it shows your unique and individual nature. However, you should be careful as to what type of customization you choose for your vanity plate. Since it is subject to approval by the DMV of Kentucky, be more cautious about your choice.
Custom plates can also be expensive but it varies according to the license plate type. The cost varies from 25$ up to 86$. It includes:
For renewal, you also have to pay extra money, which depends on the license plate type you wish to renew.
The process of making a custom plate is as follows:
All these stages can take up to six weeks.
If you would like to move the custom plate from one vehicle to another, you have to pay an extra fee of 3.00$.