Purple Heart plates are issued to veterans who have been awarded a Purple Heart medal.
A Purple Heart medal recipient must prove that s/he has been awarded a Purple Heart in
order to receive these plates.
Purple Heart recipients are eligible for one (1) set of plates for each Purple Heart
Procedure to Obtain Purple Heart Plates:
You must present one of the following documents to a full service RMV office to verify your eligibility:
- Honorable Discharge, DD-214, Release from Active Duty paperwork, or
- Statement of Service from the United States Veterans' Administration
In addition to the verification listed above, you will need a copy of your current
registration (if applicable), a signed and stamped RMV1 form from your insurance agent (if
a newly purchased vehicle), or a signed and stamped RMV3 form from your insurance agent
(if acquiring Purple Heart plates on an existing registration).
There is no fee for the issuance or the renewal of the Purple Heart plates.
These plates must be renewed every two (2) years.