Friday, October 24, 2014
     

Tag Styles

Physical proof of insurance is now required on ALL Kansas license tags. The proof must show each vehicle's information, policy number, and expiration date

 

Standard Vehicle Tag:
Cost: Varies--Includes registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

 

Personalized Tag:

A personalized tag can contain up to seven letters, numbers, and/or spaces in any combination. The message on the tag cannot be vulgar or have an indecent meaning; acceptability will be decided by the State of Kansas DMV. Personalized tags run in five-year cycles. Year 2000 is an issuance year. All personalized plates should be ordered at the County Treasurer's office in the Marion County Courthouse and will take at least 30 days from the date of order to be delivered to the tag office. Applicants need to fill out the Personalized Tag Form.
www.ksrevenue.org/pdf/forms/tr715pr.pdf

Cost : $44.00 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes.

Disabled Tag: An individual can receive only one handicapped tag. A business that transports handicapped individuals can have as many tags as it requires. An individual making initial application for a permanent disabled license plate must also apply for a disabled identification card which must be carried by the person that has been assigned the disabled plate. The TR-156 Disabled Placard and/or Plate Application must be filled out and signed by a licensed health care professional. If the vehicle has a current regular tag, that tag must be taken to the tag office to be replaced with a Disabled tag.  www.kansastreasurers.org/vehicle/forms.html

Cost: $4.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property tax

Personalized Disabled Tag: These can contain up to five letters, numbers, and/or spaces in any combination. The message cannot be vulgar or have an indecent meaning. All personalized plates run in five-year cycles. Year 2000 is an issuance year. Personalized plates must be ordered at the Vehicle office in the Marion County courthouse and take at least 30 days after ordering to be delivered to the tag office. The TR-159 Disabled Placard and/or Plate Application must be completely filled out and signed by a licensed health care professional.

Cost: $45.00 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Antique Vehicle Tag: An antique vehicle is any vehicle that is at least 35 years old, Inclusive, and one powered by a motor using petroleum fuel, steam, electricity, or a combination thereof. The owner must provide proof of ownership by presenting a properly assigned title and a notarized bill of sale, which includes the make, year, selling price, and vehicle identification number (VIN).

Cost: $43.00 in addition to tag and title fees. Annual fees are $17.00 after the tag is issued, $12.00 of which is personal property tax and $5.00 is an application fee.

You may also get a title only for an antique. The same vehicle age requirements exist, but no insurance is necessary.

Personalized Antique Vehicle Tag: An antique vehicle is any vehicle that is at least 35 years old, inclusive, and one powered by a motor using petroleum fuel, steam, electricity, or a combination thereof. The owner must provide proof of ownership by presenting a properly assigned title and a notarized bill of sale, which includes the make, year, selling price, and vehicle identification number (VIN). A personalized antique vehicle tag can contain up to seven letters, numbers, and/or spaces in any combination. The message on the tag cannot be vulgar or have an indecent meaning; acceptability will be decided by the State of Kansas DMV. All personalized plates should be ordered at the County Treasurer's office in the Marion County Courthouse and will take at least 30 days from the date of order to be delivered to the tag office.

Cost : $43.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees. Annual fees are $17.00 after the tag is issued

Special Vehicle Tag: A vehicle which is at least 20 years old and which has not been altered, except to assure normal running operation, may qualify for a special tag. Owners of "special interest vehicles" must also own and have registered one or more vehicles with regular registration. Included as a "special interest vehicle" is a vehicle manufactured before 1949 that has been modified and may be registered as a "street rod." An applicant must designate the vehicle as either a "street rod" or a "special interest vehicle" and complete the Special Interest Vehicle/Street Rod Affidavit. Special Interest/Street Rod tags take at least 90 days after ordering to be delivered to the tag office.

Cost: $29.00 for a full year or half of the fee for six months, in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

U.S. Veteran Tag: All honorably discharged United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Merchant Marine, or Coast Guard Veterans qualify for this veteran tag. Individuals will be required to show a DD214. If the vehicle is currently tagged, individuals must bring in the current tag to be replaced by the veteran tag. There are no restrictions on the number of plates for veterans, but the veteran must be listed on the title.

Cost: Tag and title fees and personal property taxes

Disabled Veteran Tag: To be eligible for this tag the veteran must be 100% permanently disabled. He/she must provide a TR-103 Form with an initial DAV application. Re-certification is required every three years. Only the first plate is free; any additional plates will require the applicant to pay registration fees and personal property taxes. DAV plates can be transferred from an individual name to a trust as long as an individual has the tag, DAV card, and his/her name on the trust. If it is a currently-tagged vehicle, the current tag must be turned in to be replaced by the Disabled Veteran Plate.

Cost: First plate is free; after that individuals must pay title fees and personal property taxes. 

Ex-POW Tag: Applicants for an Ex-POW tag must provide proof of ownership of the vehicle. The Ex-POW's name must be on the title. Verification of Ex-POW status can be made by one of the following methods.

Documentation from a branch of the Armed Services
Documentation from the Veterans Administration
Newspaper clippings verifying Ex-POW status
Two notarized statements verifying Ex-POW status

A surviving spouse may have the Ex-POW plate only if the deceased POW had already been issued an Ex-POW plate. Only one Ex-POW tag per individual is allowed. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the Ex-POW tag. A TR-120 Ex-Prisoner of War License Plate Application must be completed or verification documentation provided.

Cost: Tag and title fees and personal property taxes

Pearl Harbor Survivor Tag: To receive this plate, the survivor must meet the following qualifications.

Was a member of the United States Armed Forces on December 7, 1941
Was on station on December 7, 1941, during the hours of 7:55 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Hawaii time at Pearl Harbor, the island of Oahu or offshore at a distance not to exceed three miles
Received an honorable discharge from the Armed Forces
Is approved by the chairperson of the Kansas Pearl Harbor Survivors Association as being a survivor of the attack

The applicant must complete the TR-104 Application. Pearl Harbor tags may be issued to passenger vehicles or light trucks (12,000 lbs. or less) only. Only one Pearl Harbor tag will be issued per survivor. The survivor must be a titled owner of the vehicle on which the Pearl Harbor tag is being used. Pearl Harbor tags shall not be issued for any company-owned or leased vehicles. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the Pearl Harbor tag.

Cost: The tag is free. Applicants must pay personal property taxes.

National Guard Tag: Applicants may use their United States Armed Forces ID cards for proof of Guard membership. Retired members of the Kansas National Guard may retain their National Guard tags by having retired ID cards for proof. Applicants will need to complete the TR-129 Application for National Guard License Plate Form. On initial application, parts 1 and 2 of the application should be completed. If the vehicle is currently tagged, individuals must exchange the current tag for the National Guard tag. The applicant must be on the title of additional vehicles.

Cost: Tag and title fees and personal property taxes

Combat Wounded Tag: An applicant must provide a copy of his/her DD124 the first time applying for a Purple Heart plate. Applicants are allowed Purple Heart tags for all vehicles of which they are titled owners. Purple Heart tags cannot transfer to a spouse upon death. They also cannot not be issued to a company-owned or leased vehicle. If a vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the Purple Heart tag.

Cost: The tag is free. Applicant must pay registration fees and personal property taxes.

Amateur Radio Operator Tag: In order to receive a ARO tag, one must provide a copy of an unrevoked, unexpired radio license issued by the Federal Communications Commission. Only passenger cars or trucks (16,000 lbs. Or less) qualify for ARO registration. Amateur Radio Operator tags are available approximately 90 days after ordering

Cost: $1.00 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Kansas State University Tag: Applicants must have a certificate filled out by the University for proof of payment to the Alumni Association. If the vehicle is leased, the Alumni member must have his/her name on the title. Only cars and light trucks qualify for education tags. An annual authorization statement is required when renewing, proving that Alumni dues are current. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the education tag

Cost: $48.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Certification for this tag can be done interactively at:
www.k-state.com/merchandise/licensePlate.asp

Kansas University Tag: Applicants must have a certificate filled out by the University for proof of payment to the Alumni Association. If the vehicle is leased, the Alumni member must have his/her name on the title. Only cars and light trucks qualify for education tags. An annual authorization statement is required when renewing, proving that Alumni dues are current. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the education tag

Cost: $48.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Certification for this tag may be done interactively at:
www.ukans.edu/~kualumni/plate.html

Pittsburg State University Tag: Applicants must have a certificate filled out by the University for proof of payment to the Alumni Association. If the vehicle is leased, the Alumni member must have his/her name on the title. Only cars and light trucks qualify for education tags. An annual authorization statement is required when renewing, proving that Alumni dues are current. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the education tag

Cost: $48.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Certification for this tag may be done interactively at:
www.pittstate.edu/alum/plates.html

Wichita State University Tag: Applicants must have a certificate filled out by the University for proof of payment to the Alumni Association. If the vehicle is leased, the Alumni member must have his/her name on the title. Only cars and light trucks qualify for education tags. An annual authorization statement is required when renewing, proving that Alumni dues are current. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the education tag

Cost: $48.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Please contact the alumni association at (316) 978-ALUM.

Children's Trust Fund Tag: Applicants must have a certificate from The Children's Trust Fund showing proof of a $50.00 donation. This form is available through the vehicle office. If the vehicle is leased, the applicant must have his/her name on the title. Only cars and light trucks qualify for this tag. If the vehicle is currently tagged, the current tag must be exchanged for the Trust Fund tag

Cost: Varies--Includes registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Standard Motorcycle Tag:
Cost: Registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Personalized Motorcycle Tag: These can contain up to five letters, numbers, and/or spaces in any combination.The message cannot be vulgar or have an indecent meaning. All personalized plates run in five-year cycles. Year 2000 is an issuance year. Personalized plates must be ordered at the County Treasurer's office in the Marion County courthouse and take at least 30 days after ordering to be delivered to the tag office.

Cost: $43.50 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Disabled Motorcycle Tag: An individual making initial application for a disabled motorcycle tag must also apply for a disabled identification card which must be carried by the person that has been assigned a disabled tag. The TR-159 Disabled Placard and/or Plate Application must be completely filled out and signed by a licensed health care professional.

Cost: $4.00 in addition to registration, tag, and title fees and personal property taxes

Antique Motorcycle Tag: An antique vehicle is any vehicle that is at least 35 years old, inclusive, and one powered by a motor using petroleum fuel, steam, electricity, or a combination thereof. The owner must provide proof of ownership by presenting a properly assigned title or a notarized bill of sale, which includes the make, year, selling price, and vehicle identification number (VIN).

Cost: $43.00 in addition to tag and title fees. Annual fees are $17.00 after the tag is issued, $12.00 of which is personal property tax and $5.00 is an application fee.

You may also get a title only for an antique. The same vehicle age requirements exist, but no insurance in necessary.

Standard Motorbike Tag:
Cost: Registration fees