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Registration > Plate Types > Plate List for Municipal Agents

Plate Type Code Max. Number of Digits & Characters Allowed Comment RSA or Admin Rule
Active Duty Military
(60 day)

Active Duty Military Plate Example

ADAF
(60ADF)
6 First time issuance offered in Concord only, may be renewed and transferred at any substation or Municipal Agent Office. Must provide active duty military identification card for each transaction. Must be a New Hampshire resident. 261:91
Active Duty Military - Initial
(60 day)
(Sample not available)
IADAF
(60IAD)
6 First time issuance offered in Concord only, may be renewed and transferred at any substation or Municipal Agent Office. Must provide active duty military identification card for each transaction. Must be a New Hampshire resident. 261:91
Agricultural
(60 day)

Agricultural Plate Example

AGRI
(60AGR)
6 Vehicle must be a truck, truck-tractor or tractor and shall only be driven within a 20 mile radius from the main entrance to the farm and used for agricultural purposes. 261:82, 259:3, 21:34-a
Ambulance
(60 day)

Ambulance Plate Example

AMBU
(60AMB)
6 Plates issued only in Concord. Saf-C 514.05
Antique
(60 day)

Antique Plate Example

ANTI
(60ANT)
5 Vehicle must be over 25 years old and maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 261:89-a, 259:4
Antique - Initial
(60 day)

Antique Intial Plate Example

IANTI
(60IAN)
6 Vehicle must be over 25 years old and maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest. Anything over 4 characters will not display the Old Man of the Mountain symbol. 261:89a, 259:4
Antique - Motorcycle
(60 day)

Antique Motorcycle Plate Example

AMOTO
(60AMT)
3 Motorcycle must be over 25 years old and maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest. Plates issued only in Concord. 261:89a
Antique Trailer

Antique Trailer Plate Example

ATRAI 5 Trailers must be over 25 years old and only have one (1) axle and maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades and other functions of public interest. Plates issued only in the Concord Office only. 261:89-a
Apportioned 
(60 day)

Apportioned Plate Example

APRO
(60APR)
6 Town portion only for any town. The state portion of the registrations must be done in Concord or Twin Mountain Substation 260:75
Apportioned - Initial

Apportioned Initial Plate Example

IAPRO 6 Must be registered with your town/city clerk for the town portion of the registration. All state portions of the registrations must be done in Concord or Twin Mountain Substation 260:75
Conservation
(60 day)

Conservation (Moose) Plate Example

HPASS/CPASS
(60HPS)
5 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:97
Conservation - Initial
(60 day)

Conservation (Moose) Initial Plate Example

ICPASS
(60ICP)
6 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:97
Conservation and State Park
(60 day)

Conservation and State Park Plate Example

SPCPS
(60SPC)
5 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:97
Conservation and State Park - Initial
(60 day)

Conservation and State Park Initial Plate Example

ISPCP
(60ISC)
4 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:89
Construction Equipment

Construction Equipment Plate Example

CONEQ 5 Plates issued at any DMV Office. 259:42, 261:64
Commercial
(60 day)

Commercial Plate Example

COMM
(60COM)
6 Vehicle must be over 26,000 lbs. Town portion only for any town.  Plates issued at any DMV Office. 259:12-e
Commercial - Initial
(60 day)

Commercial Initial Plate Example

ICOMM
(60ICM)
6 Vehicle must be over 26,000 lbs. Must be registered with your town/city clerk for the town portion of the registration. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 259:12-e
Farm
(60 day)

Farm Plate Example

FARM
(60FRM)
6 Vehicle must be a truck, tractor-truck, or semi-trailer and used solely for agricultural purposes. 261:84
Farm Tractor
(60 day)

Farm Tractor Plate Example

TRAC
(60TRC)
5 Plates to be used for agricultural purposes only. 261:83, 259:108
Former Prisoner of War
(60 day)

Former Prisoner of War Plate Example

FPOW
(60FPW)
3 For first issuance the customer must present paperwork that indicates their incarceration during the war.  Only one plate allowed per person. Plates issued in Concord only. 261:86
Former Prisoner of War - Initial
(60 days)
(Sample not available)
IFPOW
(60IFP)
3 For first issuance the customer must present paperwork that indicates their incarceration during the war.  Only one plate allowed per person. Plates issued in Concord only. 261:86
Handicap
(60 day)

Handicap Plate Example

HCAP
(60HCP)
4 Only one plate per person as long as there is a permanent handicap placard assigned to the handicap person. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 261:88
Handicap - Initial
(60 day)

Handicap Initial Plate Example

IHCAP
(60IHP)
4 Only one plate per person as long as there is a permanent handicap placard assigned to the handicap person. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 261:88
Handicap - Motorcycle
(60 day)

Handicap Motorcycle Plate Example

HMOTO
(60IHM)
3 Vehicle owner must qualify for a permanent handicap placard and must not have a regular handicap plate. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 261:88
Handicap - Motorcycle - Initial

Handicap Motorcycle Initial Plate Example

IHMOT 3 Vehicle owner must qualify for a permanent handicap placard and must not have a regular handicap plate. Plates issued at any DMV Office. 261:88
HEARSE
(60 day)

Hearse Plate Example

HRSE
(60HRS)
3 Must be issued to vehicles designed and employed as hearses,and owned and operated by a person licensed and registered. Only renewals may be processed by Municipal Agents. 514:21, 325:20 Licensure
Moped

Moped Plate Example

MOPE 5 A "Moped" shall mean a motor-driven cycle whose speed is attainable in one mile is 30 miles per hour or less; if an internal combustion engine is used, the piston displacement shall not exceed 50 cubic centimeters and the power-drive system shall not require the operator to shift gears. New any DMV office, renewal any Municipal Agent's office, no town fees required. 259:57
Motorcycle
(60 day)

Motorcycle Plate Example

MOTO
(60MOT)
5 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 259:63
Handicap Motorcycle -Initial

Handicap Motorcycle Initial Plate Example

IHMOT 4 Ampersand not available for this plate type. Available at any DMV Office or any Municipal Agent. 261:86
Motorcycle - Initial
(60 day)

Motorcycle Initial Plate Example

IMOTO
(60IAM)
5 Ampersand not availalble for this plate type. Available at any DMV Office or any Municipal Agent. 259:63
Municipal Police
(Sample not available)
PMUNP 6 Available by request at the Concord DMV only. 261:91
National Guard
(60 day)

National Guarde Plate Example

NHNG
(60NGH)
4 Must have a Tag-50 form from the National Guard or their retired National Guard ID. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent office.  New plates only available in Concord Office only. 261:91
National Guard - Initial
(60 days)

National Guard Initial Plate Example

INGNH
(60ING)
5 Customer must have a Tag-50 form from the National Guard or their retired National Guard ID. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent office. New plates available in Concord Office only. 261:91

Passenger
(60 day)

Passenger Initial Plate Example

PASS
(60PAS)

7 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:75
Passenger - Initial
(60 day)

Passenger Plate Example

IPASS
(60IPS)
7 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:89
Pearl Harbor Survivor

Pearl Harbor Survivor Plate Example

PHBR 3 Customer must provide paperwork showing that they are a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Renewals and transfers processed at Municipal Agent Offices. New plates available in Concord Office Only. 261:86
Pearl Harbor Survivor - Initial
(Sample not available)
IPHBR 3 Customer must provide paperwork showing that they are a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Renewals and transfers processed at Municipal Agent Offices. New plates available in Concord Office Only. 261:86, 261:89
Permanent
(60 day)
(Sample not available)
PERM
(60PRM)
6 Transfers only processed at any Municipal Agent office. Renewals processed at any DMV Office. New Plates are available at the Concord DMV only. 261:92
Purple Heart

Purple Heart Plate Example

PURP 4 Customer must provide paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and were awarded the Purple Heart. Customer can only have one Purple Heart passenger plate and one Purple Heart motorcycle plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available in Concord only. 261:86-d
Purple Heart - Initial
(60 day)

Purple Heart Initial Plate Example

INPUR
(60IPR)
4 First time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and were awarded the Purple Heart. Customer can only have one Purple Heart passenger plate and one Purple Heart motorcycle plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available at any DMV Office. 261:86-d, 261:89
Purple Heart Motorcycle
(60 day)

Purple Heart Motorcycle Plate Example

PHMOT
(60PHM)
3 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and were awarded the purple heart. Customer can only have one purple heart passenger plate and one purple heart motorcycle plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available in Concord only. 261:86
Purple Heart Motorcycle - Initial
(60 day)

Purple Heart Motorcycle Initial Plate Example

IPMOT
(60IPM)
3 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and were awarded the Purple Heart. Customer can only have one Purple Heart passenger plate and one Purple Heart motorcycle plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available at any DMV Office. 261:86
School Bus
(60 day)

School Bus Plate Example

SBUS
(60BUS)
6 For Vehicles employed solely in transporting school children to and from school or school activities. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available at any DMV Office. 259:96, 261:141-q
Special Commercial
(60 day)

Special Commercial Plate Example

SCOMM
(60SCM)
4 Special commercial vehicles serve no other purpose than to transport a permanently mounted piece of equipment, which is an integral part of the unit. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available in the Concord Office only. Saf-C 508
State Park
(60 day)

State Park Initial Plate Example

SPPAS
(60SPP)
6 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:75
State Park - Initial
(60 day)
(Sample not available)
ISPPS
(60ISP)
6 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. 261:89
Street Rod

Street Rod Plate Example

SROD 3 Vehicle must be certified by New Hampshire State Police that it is a Street Rod, the form stays with the vehicle. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available in the Concord Office only. 261:89-b
Street Rod - Initial

Street Rod Initial Plate Example

ISROD 4 Must be certified by New Hampshire State Police that they are a Street Rod, (which stays with the vehicle.) Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates available in the Concord Office only. 261:89, 261:89-b
Trailer
(60 day)

Trailer Plate Example

TRAI
(60TRL)
7 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. Except SEMI trailers, which can be completed at any DMV Office. 259:113
Trailer - Initial
(60 day)

Trailer Initial Plate Example

ITRAI
(60ITR)
6 Available at all Municipal Agent and DMV Offices. Except SEMI trailers, which can be completed at any DMV Office. 261:89, 261:89-a
Veteran
(60 day)

Veteran Plate Example

VVETE
(60RVT)
6 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they qualify as a veteran. A veteran can have as many regular veteran plates as they would like. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at any DMV Office. 261:86, 21:50
Veteran - Initial
(60 day)

Veteran Initial Plate Example

IVETE
(60IRV)
5 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they qualify as a veteran. A veteran can have as many initial veteran plates as they would like.Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at any DMV Office. 261:86, 261:89
Disabled Veteran
(60 day)

Disabled Veteran Plate Example

DVETE
(60DVT)
4 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and are deemed to be totally and permanently disabled due to their service connected disability. They are only allowed one (1) disabled veteran plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at the Concord Office only. 261:86
Disabled Veteran - Initial
(60 day)

Disabled Veteran Initial Plate Example

IDVET
(60IDV)
4 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they were honorably discharged and are deemed to be totally and permanently disabled due to their service connected disability. They are only allowed one (1) disabled veteran plate. Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at the Concord Office only. 261:86
Veteran Motorcycle
(60 day)

Veteran Motorcycle Plate Example

VMOTO
(60VMO)
6 For first time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they qualify as a veteran. A veteran can have as many regular veteran plates as they would like.Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at any DMV Office. 261:86 II
Veteran Motorcycle - Initial
(60 day)

Veteran Motorcycle Initial Plate Example

IVMOT
(60IVM)
4 First time issuance the customer must have their paperwork indicating that they qualify as a veteran. A veteran can have as many initial veteran plates as they would like.Renewals and transfers processed at any Municipal Agent Office. New plates are available at any DMV Office. 261:86

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