It’s not unusual for New York State drivers to use their vehicles as a way to show off their personalities. All over the roads, we see cars decked out with stickers, decals, flags, and more to show the world who they are and what they care about. 

Some drivers who are willing to spend the money even go above and beyond and get a customized license plate. 

How Drivers Get Custom License Plates In New York State

Registered New York State drivers can snag a custom or personalized license plate for their vehicle. The price depends on if the license plate number is assigned by DMV or if the driver decides to personalize it, but a standard custom plate with an assigned number starts at $60 (plus an annual fee of $31.25).

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Drivers can get custom picture plates for things like their favorite sports team, their college or university, or causes they support like organ donation and diabetes. 

Now, they can even get a custom plate that shows off their love and admiration for the region or city where they live. 

New York State Releases New Regional License Plates

The NYS Department of Motor Vehicles recently released new custom license plates featuring images and designs that depict a specific location in New York State. 

Drivers can now order new license plate designs that represent regions like Western New York, Saratoga, and the Southern Tier, among others. 

Additionally, they’ll reveal custom license plates for the Finger Lakes, Mid-Hudson, and Mohawk Valley regions in the coming weeks. 

Check out these new, fancy New York State custom license plates so you can rep your city or region with pride while you drive!

New York State's New Regional License Plates

Now you can get a customized picture license plate to make your hometown proud.

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