The state of Indiana allows you to have a vanity license plate. But it must contain an approved message by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. So, as the vanity license plates are allowed to obtain, there are people, who want to put stupid things on their plates.
The regulations for personalized plates vary from state to state, but some things stay the same for every state. So, here they are:
You have to follow the above-mentioned rules to avoid Indiana banned license plates.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles can refuse you to obtain a Personalized License Plate if it has a combination of numbers or letters.
The refusal will happen if:
When your request for the plate is denied, the BMV will send you a denial letter. At this time, you will be required to choose one of the alternate options.
Your registration after the denial will be over when the BMV receives a written request within 18 days.
The vanity plates in Indiana cost $45.00. You have to pay the fee when you register for it and for the annual renewal. The fee can vary if you change the type of your plate.
If you do not want a banned license plate in Indiana, here are the requirements, which your plate must contain.
In the Standard Personalized License Plate, you can have a maximum of 8 characters for passenger plate size and a maximum of 6 characters for motorcycle plate size.
In all other distinctive Personalized License Plates, you can have a maximum of 6 characters for passenger plate size and a maximum of 5 characters for motorcycle plate size.
Here you can see some examples of Indiana Banned License Plates.
Here are the eligible license plate types:
When the BMV approves your request for the message for the PLP, you have to go on registering the PLP each year. You have to continue registration to retain the property of the message for the Personalized License Plate.
If you did not register your vanity plate for more than one year, it will be available for others and they can apply for it.