Kansas Personalized and Disabled Personalized Plates

Personalized License Plates

Personalized license plate A Personalized Plate allows for a total of 7 letters, numbers and/or spaces for autos or trucks and no more than 5 letters, numbers and/or spaces for motorcycles. No type of symbol can be used. Personalized plates are issued for 5 year cycles. The 5 year cycle begins in a year which ends with a zero (0) or five (5).

Disabled Personalized Plates are also available. All disabled personalized plates (auto, truck and motorcycle) are allowed a total of 5 letters, numbers and/or spaces.

To qualify you must:

  • Be a Kansas resident or a member of the military who is not a Kansas resident and is stationed at a Kansas military base or office.
  • Have a Kansas title in your name or the leasing company’s name for the vehicle to which the personalized plate is to be issued.
  • If an antique personalized plate is being applied for, the vehicle must be titled as an antique.
  • Personalized plates can be issued to autos, motorcycles and trucks registered for 20,000 lbs. or less.

Steps to obtain the plate:

  • Order a plate at your local county treasurer’s motor vehicle office. A Personalized Plate Application form TR-715 may be, but is not required to be, completed and taken with you when you apply. Current plate must be surrendered at the time of order.
  • The completed form may be taken to your local county treasurer’s motor vehicle office accompanied by the correct fees to make application for the plate and have it delivered to a registration for your vehicle.
  • Combinations deemed by the Director of Vehicles or designated agents to have a profane, vulgar, lewd or indecent meaning or connotation shall not be allowed.
  • With digital license plate printing, plates are now ordered and delivered to a registration consecutively and preordering a plate is not required in the current series. Please allow three weeks for the new plate to arrive.

Fee for Personalized plate:

  • The fee for any personalized plate is $45.50. The fee is paid when original application for the personalized plate is made. The Personalized Plate fee will not be due again for 5 years; until the personalized plate is reissued. This fee is in addition to standard fees due at the time of registration.