Indiana License Plates FAQ

  1. How can I renew my Indiana license plates?

    You can renew your license plates online, by mail, or in person at a local BMV branch. Ensure you have all necessary documentation, including your registration renewal notice and payment for your renewal fee.

  2. What are the laws and regulations regarding license plates in Indiana?

    Indiana law requires all vehicles to display two license plates, one at the front and one at the rear, except for motorcycles and trailers. For detailed information, refer to our 'Laws and Regulations' page.

  3. How can I lookup an Indiana license plate number?

    Use our 'License Lookup' feature. Enter the license plate number in the search bar and follow the prompts. Remember, misuse of this information can result in penalties.

  4. What are the costs associated with license plates in Indiana?

    The costs can vary depending on the type of vehicle, its weight, age, and the type of license plate (standard, specialty, or custom). Visit our 'License Costs' page for a detailed breakdown.

  5. What should I do if I've lost my license plates or they've been stolen?

    Report the loss or theft to local law enforcement, then visit a BMV branch to apply for replacement plates. You'll need to present identification and pay a replacement fee.

  6. How can I get a temporary license plate in Indiana?

    Temporary plates, or interim plates, can be obtained from car dealerships or directly from the BMV when you're in the process of purchasing and registering a vehicle. Visit our 'Temporary Plates' page for more details.