Request for a License Plate

  1. Obtain a Military/Veteran’s Registration Plate Application (MVR-33A) from the Department of Motor Vehicles. 
  2. Forward a completed application and a copy of your DD214 showing award, campaign or service medal to:
N.C. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
4001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4000

*For Disabled or Partially Disabled plate, a copy of the most recent rating letter is required.

0%-90% disability qualifies for Partially Disabled.  100% disability qualifies for Disabled Veteran.

*For Gold Star Lapel, a copy of a DD1300 is required. 

MVR Fees for License Plates

AFGHANISTAN VETERAN                              

NO CHARGE

AIR MEDAL RECIPIENT                                   

$10.00

BRONZE STAR COMBAT RECIPIENT          

NO CHARGE

BRONZE STAR RECIPIENT                             

NO CHARGE

CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR      

NO CHARGE

DESERT STORM VETERAN                            

NO CHARGE

DISABLED VETERAN*                                     

NO CHARGE

DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS                 

$10.00

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS               

NO CHARGE

EX PRISONER OF WAR                                   

NO CHARGE

GOLD STAR LAPEL*                                       

NO CHARGE

IRAQ VETERAN                                                 

NO CHARGE

KOREAN CONFLICT                                         

NO CHARGE

LEGION OF MERIT                                           

NO CHARGE

LEGION OF VALOR                                          

NO CHARGE

PARTIALLY DISABLED VETERAN*               

NO CHARGE

PERAL HARBOR SURVIVOR                          

NO CHARGE

PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT                           

NO CHARGE

SILVER STAR DISABLED VETERAN              

NO CHARGE

SILVER STAR RECIPIENT                                

NO CHARGE

AIR FORCE VETERAN                                      

NO CHARGE

ARMY VETERAN                                               

NO CHARGE

COAST GUARD VETERAN                              

NO CHARGE

MARINE VETERAN                                          

NO CHARGE

NAVY VETERAN                                                

NO CHARGE

VIETNAM ERA                                                   

NO CHARGE

WAR ON TERROR                                             

NO CHARGE

WORLD WAR II VETERAN                             

NO CHARGE

Information from the revised edition of MVR-33A, February 2016.