Tom Wolf, Governor Leslie S. Richards, Secretary, Department of Transportation

Special Organization Plate Program

The Special Organization Plate Program allows approved organizations to advocate their interests, charge a fee above the $25.00 PennDOT fee and provides for a distinctive registration plate. (NOTE: An additional $100 fee is required to personalize your registration plate request.)

Special organization registration plates are manufactured in our standard plate colors - blue, white, and yellow. The organization's name appears across the bottom of the plate and "Pennsylvania" is printed across the top of the plate. The 3" x 3" canvas area on the left side of the plate displays the organization's emblem or logo using graphic printing that offers color and intricacy of detail.

Special organization registration plates are currently available for passenger cars and trucks with a registered gross weight of 14,000 pounds or less, trailers and motorhomes. Special organization plates are not available for motorcycles.

To qualify for the Special Organization Plate Program, an organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Non-profit organization;
  • Have as one of its primary purposes, services to the community, which results in a contribution to the welfare of others;
  • Be based, headquartered, have a chapter or licensed in Pennsylvania;
  • Not be offensive in purpose, nature, activity or name, as determined by PennDOT;
  • Guarantee a minimum of applications (negotiable) before any plate will be produced.

Learn more about what Pennsylvania's Special Organization Plate Program is and what the benefits are to being involved in the program.

If your organization would like to be a part of the Special Organization Plate program please contact Angela Martin, Special Organization Plate Program Coordinator, by email at for a complete program packet.

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