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DMV announces holiday release of five-digit license plates

Delaware Public Media
Delaware’s Dept. of Motor Vehicles is once again offering the chance to land a unique holiday gift -- a coveted five-digit Delaware license plate.";

The Delaware Dept. of Motor Vehicles is set to hold its holiday 5-Digit Plate Release.



The release starts Thursday, November 14, 2019 - giving First State residents the opportunity to obtain one of the coveted five-digit license plates.


A limited number of the plates will be available to the public at the Delaware City, Dover, Wilmington, and Georgetown DMV locations on a first-come, first-served basis.


The plate numbers cannot be reserved in advance nor over the phone and  runs only as long as plate supplies last.


Customers may purchase a black-and-white porcelain, or stainless-steel reproduction plate (manufactured by the Delaware Historic Plate Company) for the 5-digit number they are assigned during their transaction.  These plates cost $115.

More information about the five-digit plates, is available here.