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Applying for New Jersey License Plate Stickers

Guide on how to apply for license plate sticker in the state of New Jersey including additional information on vehicle registration.

If your vehicle's year sticker is lost, stolen or damaged, you are required to obtain a replacement sticker. Go to your local MVC office and bring your current license and registration certificate. New tags will be issued at a price of $6 for a regular tag and $11 for special tags.

In the state of New Jersey an emissions inspection is required on every two years. This will not be on your registration renewal notice, you'll have to look at the sticker on your windshield to find the date it's due. You'll receive your new registration stickers and receipt in the mail. If you want the materials to go to a different address than the one on file, the MVC provides an option for changing your address before you begin the online renewal process. When your stickers arrive, follow the directions for application. You may have to remove your old stickers first.

Additional Information

You cannot obtain replacement license plates or stickers for vehicles that are not currently registered.

If you have queries related to your registration card, license plates, or stickers, contact the New Jersey MVC at (609) 292-6500 or toll-free number of (888) 486-3339 for assistance. You can also submit your queries by email.


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