Alternative Fuel Vehicle License Plates - FAQ

  • What vehicles qualify for the alternative fuel vehicle license plate?

    Effective July 1, 2015 vehicles eligible for the alternative fuel vehicle license plate includes vehicles fueled solely by electricity, natural gas, propane, bi-fuel, or dual fuel. Alternative fuel vehicle license plates are subject to a one-time manufacturing fee of $25 and are annually subject to a $20 registration fee and a $35 special tag fee. Such fees are in addition to the alternative fuel vehicle fee, if applicable, and any taxes.

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  • I have a flex fuel vehicle. Do I qualify for an alternative fuel vehicle license plate?

    If your vehicle is a flex fuel vehicle (such as E-85) you will have the option of obtaining an alternative fuel vehicle license plate, or retaining or choosing another license plate. Please note, flex fuel vehicle owners who have an alternative fuel vehicle license plate will be required to pay the alternative fuel vehicle fee. However, if you select a different type of license plate, you will not owe the alternative fuel vehicle fee on your vehicle. If you already own an alternative fuel license plate, and select a different type of license plate, you will be required to surrender your existing alternative fuel vehicle license plate to your County Tag Office.

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  • I have a plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle. Do I qualify for an alternative fuel vehicle license plate?

    If your vehicle is a plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle, you have the option of having an alternative fuel vehicle license plate. Please note, plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle owners who have an alternative fuel vehicle license plate will be required to pay the alternative fuel vehicle fee. However, if you select a different type of license plate, you will not owe the alternative fuel vehicle fee on your vehicle. If you already own an alternative fuel license plate, and select a different type of license plate, you will be required to surrender your existing alternative fuel vehicle license plate to your County Tag Office.

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  • I have a hybrid-electric (not plug-in) vehicle. Do I qualify for an alternative fuel vehicle license plate?

    A hybrid-electric vehicle that is not a plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle, however, will not be eligible for the alternative fuel vehicle license plate.

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