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Ex-Prisoner of War plate

Who is eligible Motor vehicle owner or part owner who is a former prisoner of war. A surviving spouse may continue to use the plates. If the surviving spouse remarries, the plates shall be returned for regular plates.
Special requirements A copy of any official government or military document that verifies prisoner of war status or a signature of a witness is required.
Eligible vehicles: Automobiles
Multipurpose vehicles
Sport utility vehicles
Vans
Motorcycles
Trucks
Motor homes
Trailers and travel trailers
Numbered plates No initial fee
$15 annual registration renewal fee
Personalized plates Not available as a personalized plate.
How to apply Ex-Prisoner of War License Plate Application

Completed applications may be returned to your county treasurer's office or the following address.

Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9278
Des Moines, Iowa  50306-9278

Telephone: 515-237-3110
E-mail:  vehser@dot.iowa.gov

Your plates will be sent to your county treasurer's office and staff will notify you when your plates are available. Plates must be assigned to a vehicle within 90 days or the plates will be voided and no refund issued. Your current plates must be exchanged for your new plates.