Plate Reservation Portal

Welcome to Plate Reservation

NEW PLATE DESIGN: On May 1, 2025 The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles will begin replacing all existing Chickadee plates with a new design.

Please note that using this service will NOT renew your current registration.
You will need to use Rapid Renewal or visit a town office to renew your registration.

How this impacts you: If you choose not to reserve your existing plate number you will receive a new plate with a number issued by the BMV. The "No Tree" plate design only available for PC class code.

Who can use this service

  • Registrants from towns that don't participate in Rapid Renewal
  • Customer's who have moved or need to update their address from a prior reservation

What you will need

  • Your CURRENT vehicle registration (Data must be entered accurately)

Get Help

Questions about plate reservations? Contact the BMV at:

Need a Renewal Reminder?

  • Sign up to receive a reminder next year a month before your vehicle registration expires.

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