State of Connecticut
Department of Motor Vehicles
Order Special Plates
Step 1 of 5: Enter Secretary of State and Current Plate Information.
You must have a vehicle with a valid Connecticut registration to apply for a special vanity plate.
Enter the following information
as it appears on your vehicle registration and Secretary of State
Sec. of State Number
If your Secretary of State number is not on file with the DMV, you will not be able to use this online service.
Contact the DMV Phone Center at 1-860-263-5700 or Toll free at 1-800-842-8222 to submit your Secretary of State number.
Enter the current license plate number and plate class for the registered vehicle.
to proceed with your special plate order.
to leave this transaction and return to the self-service website.
Step 1 of 5 – Enter Secretary of State and Current Plate Information.
Before ordering a special plate, you need to verify your organization’s information as well as the plate information for the plate you want to replace with a special plate. You cannot order a special plate as the initial plate for a newly registered vehicle. You must have a currently active plate on a vehicle with an active registration.
Secretary of State Number, Plate Number,
Secretary of State Number
Your Secretary of State number is the Business ID which is issued when you register your organization with the CT Secretary of State.
Your FEIN, Tax Identification Number, and License Number cannot be used in this search.
The plate number of the plate you are replacing with a special plate.
Only Camp Trailer, Camper, Combination, Commercial, Passenger plates are eligible to be replaced with special plate via the web site.
to search for the vehicle plate you want to replace with a special plate. Click
to return to the DMV self-service website.
For additional questions, please contact the DMV Phone Center at 1-860-263-5700 or toll free at 1-800-842-8222.