May 13, 2014

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Share the Road License Plate


Get yours today! No need to wait, you can exchange your current license plate for a Share the Road license plate at any time! All proceeds from the sale of these licenses plates go directly to help our mission of Building Partnerships, Educating Iowans, and Helping to Establish Safe and Enjoyable Bicycle Transportation and Recreation Networks throughout Iowa.

Eligible Vehicles

Multipurpose Vehicles
Sport Utility Vehicles
Vans Motorcycles
Motor Homes
Trailers and Travel Trailers

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[twocol_one] – $35 initial fee for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

– $10 annual fee for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

– Annual registration renewal fee

– Plates (including personalized plates) may be purchased as a gift. Gift certificates will be mailed to the purchaser.

– Numbered plates must be ordered through your county treasurer’s office.

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– $60 initial fee ($25 plate fee + $35 for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition)

– $15 annual validation fee ($5 validation fee + $10 for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition)

– Annual registration renewal fee

– Personalized license plates may consist of up to five characters and numbers. All personalized plate choices must have at least two characters.[/twocol_one_last] [divider_flat]

How to Apply

Share the Road License Plate Application
Applications may also be obtained from your county treasurer’s office or the following address.

Office of Vehicle Services
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9278
Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9278

Telephone: 515-237-3110

Your plates will be sent to your county treasurer’s office and staff will notify you when your plates are available. Plates must be assigned to a vehicle within 90 days or the plates will be voided and no refund issued. Your current plates must be exchanged for your new plates.


*For additional information, please visit IowaDOT