Lost or Damaged Plates

A duplicate registration can be obtained online, by mail, or at AAA (members only).

Forms and Fees

  • You need to complete and sign the Application for Registration
  • Refer to the third page of the Application for Registration for a list of documents needed to perform this transaction.
  • Costs are listed in the DMV Plate Fee Table

Lost/Stolen Plates

  • You must surrender plate(s) to get new ones.
  • Vehicles issued two plates: If both plates are lost/stolen, you need to provide a police report. You can file the report at your local law enforcement agency. Or complete the Affidavit for Cancellation of Registration for Lost Plates.
  • Vehicles issued one plate: You must provide a police report for the lost/stolen plate. You can file the report at your local law enforcement agency. Or complete the Affidavit for Cancellation of Registration for Lost Plates.

Damaged Plates

  • Damaged Plates: Mail the Application for Remake of License Plates form with the appropriate payment to the Division of Motor Vehicles Attn: Plates, 600 New London Avenue, Cranston RI 02920.

Replacement Plate Stickers: you must bring your current registration certificate to any DMV branch location or AAA branch office (members only) to obtain a new set of stickers. There is no charge for replacement stickers.