How can I get a Delaware license plate?
Go to the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to apply for a title and to register the vehicle (valid for one or two years) within 30 days of buying it. If you’re transferring to Delaware, you have 60 days to do so after moving to the state. After registration, you will receive a Delaware license plate with a sticker on the lower right corner of the plate showing the expiration date.
Do I need one or two Delaware license plates?
Delaware is one of the Rugged Nineteen States that require only one license plate. Since 1945, owners have been required to install a license plate at the rear of standard passenger vehicles.
What size and serial number format do Delaware license plates follow?
The current size of the license plate was introduced in 2008. The aluminum plate is 6 inches (15 cm) in height by 12 inches (30 cm) in width with standardized mounting holes. The serial number consists of six numbers.
What are the types of license plates in Delaware?
You can apply for any of the following plates if you meet the eligibility requirements:
Can I transfer a Delaware license plate to another car?
Yes, transferring a license plate to another vehicle is allowed in the state. Just comply with the requirements such as title and proof of Delaware insurance with a note indicating the odometer reading and your name as a buyer. Expect to pay title fees, service fees, and/or registration fees.