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"Sample" Iowa plate

Amateur radio call letter plate

PLEASE NOTE: The previous plate design will be issued until individual county treasurers deplete their existing inventory. Contact your local treasurer prior to ordering to see if the new design below is available in your area. Plates such as collegiate, DNR, and government designs will not change.


The following Iowa license plates are available as a SAMPLE for a fee of $3 per plate. 

Air Force Cross Love Our Kids
Airman's Medal Medal of Honor
Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle rider education
Bronze Star National Guard
Cattlemen Care Natural resources
Collegiate Navy/Marine Corps Medal
County Navy Cross
Decal license plate Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness
Distinguished Service Cross Pearl Harbor Veteran
Ducks Unlimited Persons with Disabilities
Education Purple Heart
Emergency medical services Retired military
Ex-prisoner of war Share the Road
Firefighter Shriners Help Kids
God Bless America Silver Star
Gold Star Soldier's Medal
Iowa Heritage Veteran
Legion of Merit  
How to apply Iowa "Sample" Plate Order Form
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@iowadot.us