Can I transfer my specialty plates to
another vehicle? Yes.
• Only to the same type of vehicle
(ex. car to car, trailer to trailer)
• To a car bought from a dealer.
• Between vehicles you own: your
County Tax Assessor-Collector’s
office staff will issue a new registration
sticker and assist with the transfer.
Can I transfer my message from an
existing personalized Texas plate (PLP)
when I purchase a new My Plates plate?
Yes! We call it “porting”, but it has to be
done in conjunction with a new My
Plates purchase, and you must speak to
one of our friendly service center agents
at 888- 7MYPLATES (888-769-7528) to
Once I own a My Plates with a
message, can I move my message to a
different My Plates design?
Yes! We call it “restyling”. You may do so
by speaking to one of our friendly service
center agents at 888-7MYPLATES (888-
769-7528). Restyling is done for the
same term-length that you originally
purchased, at a one-time charge of $55.
Who makes Texas license plates?
TxDMV contracts with the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice to
manufacture license plates. The plates are
made by offenders at the Wynne
Correctional Unit in Huntsville.
Can the plate have special characters
and spaces in personalization?
My Plates now offers these special characters
to help really personalize your plate!
• Silhouette of the State of Texas
These join the already existing “space”
and International Symbol of Access (ISA)
Visit www.myplates.com or call 888-
7MY-PLATES (888-769-7528) and
personalize your plates today!