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If you own a motorcycle in Florida, you will need apply for motorcycle registration in order to register it and to drive it legally on state roads. Upon registration, the DMV will give you the regular motorcycle license plates to mount on your motorcycle. The registration and license plates must be renewed upon expiry date. If you own a motorized vehicle, which you use for off-road purposes, you don’t need to register it.
Initial motorcycle registration, titling and other relevant renewals are processed at your local county license plate agency. Registration and renewal fees and other costs vary depending on the type of vehicle.
Replacement License Plates
If your registration or license plates have expired, you will need to visit your local license plate agency to renew it. Be sure to take the following with you:
- A copy of the motorcycle registration certificate.
- Completed Application for Replacement License Plate Permit.
- Appropriate fees.
Stolen License Plates
If your motorcycle license plates are stolen or missing for any reason, report the incident to your local law enforcement authority. The police will give you a report which you must include on your application for license plate replacement. You will receive your license plates free of charge.