Other Plates

Amateur Radio Operator

Amateur Radio Operator plates are available in your FCC call sign. These special plates are allowed provided the vehicle bearing the plates is not over nine thousand pounds (9,000 lbs.) GVW. Please fill out the Amateur Radio Operator application and send it to the Cranston DMV Plate Room along with your valid and current FCC license. Normal registration fees apply.

  • Available as passenger or commercial (9,000 lbs or less) plates
  • Costs are listed in the DMV Plate Fee Table
  • You need to complete and sign the Application for Registration and bring it to the DMV
  • You need to complete and sign the Application for Amateur Radio Operation Plates
  • RIGL 31-3-39
Electric Hybrid Plate

Electric Hybrid

Motor vehicles powered in whole or in part by a storage battery are eligible for this plate. The vehicle must have its fuel type listed as Electric (E) or Hybrid (X) when it is registered. It is not mandatory to have this plate on this type of vehicle but is encouraged for the safety of First Responders.

  • Costs are listed in the DMV Plate Fee Table
  • Stock plates are available for a Plate Change or you can remake your current registration by completing the Application for a Remake of License Plates.
  • RIGL 31-3-101

Firefighter

You must have a letter certified by the chief of the fire department stating that you are currently a member of that department with at least one year of active service or retired under honorable conditions.

  • Plates are available as passenger and commercial only.
  • Costs are listed in the DMV Plate Fee Table
  • You will need to complete the Application for Registration and bring it to the DMV
  • RIGL 31-3-17

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