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License Plates in Florida

Lost/Stolen License Plates

Lost/Stolen License Plates

If a license plates are lost or stolen, they must be replaced immediately. In case both personalized plates are lost/stolen they must be replaced with a new plate. Here is what you will have to do in order to replace your license plates:

Type of license plates

  • Regular series: Auto, Commercial, Trailer, Motorcycle, Permanent Trailer Identification, Disabled Person, Disabled Veteran and Foreign Organization. Application forms are available at your local county tax collector office.
  • Special interest plates are divided into several categories: Environmental, Professional Sports, Universities and Miscellaneous.

You can even search for a specific plate by type and county. After you fill out the application form, take it to your local county tax collector office and submit them with the right fee.


The costs for new or replacement license plates vary depending on the type of plate you want. For more information follow the link for Speciality tags.

*Note: For disabled drivers please see disability plates and appropriate fees.