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Specialty Vehicle Tags

In addition to the regular vehicle tags, DC DMV offers several specialty tags. Speciality vehicle tags can be requested at the time of vehicle registration or if your vehicle has already been registered, you will be required to bring the following to a DC DMV Service Center:

  • Current DC DMV credential
  • Current valid DC DMV vehicle registration and tags
  • Pay all applicable fees

Anacostia River Commemorative Tags

DC DMV Anacostia River Commemorative License Tag

Anacostia River tags are available for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected for Anacostia River tags are used to restore and protect the Anacostia River.


Breast Cancer Awareness Tags

DC DMV Breast Cancer Awareness Tag

Breast Cancer Awareness tags are available for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected will be deposited in the Community Health Financing Fund to support the promotion of breast cancer prevention and treatment.


DC Veteran Tags

 

DC DMV DC Veteran Tag

DC Veteran tags are available on behalf of the DC Office of Veteran Affairs (OVA), for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected will be deposited into the Office of Veterans Affairs Fund for use in servicing DC veterans.

Veterans with a service-connected permanent and total disability, as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs letter indicating "Total and Permanent", may receive one set of tags (i.e., DAV, Veteran, passenger, etc.) at no fee for a non-commercial vehicle. Note the "no fee" is only applicable to annual registration fees.

To get DC Veteran tags, you must provide the following:

  • Proof of military service—a DD 214, WD AGO or DD 256 form (honorably discharged)
  • Current DC DMV credential
  • DC DMV vehicle registration
  • Specialty Veteran tags can only be used on passenger cars, pickup trucks and vans

Note: The spouse of a veteran is also eligible for a DC Veteran tag with proof of the veterans honorably discharged military service documents (as previously listed), marriage certificate, military ID, DC driver license and DC vehicle registration.


DC Woman Veteran Tag

DC DMV Breast Cancer Awareness Tag

DC Woman Veteran Tags are available for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected will be deposited in the Office of Veterans Affairs Fund, established by section 705 of the Office of Veterans Affairs Establishment Act of 2001, effective October 3, 2001 (DC Law 14-28; DC Official Code § 49-1004).

Veterans with a service-connected permanent and total disability, as determined and evidenced in an official letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs, shall not be charged the application fee, registration fee or renewal fee for one set of tags. This does not apply to commercial vehicles

To get DC Woman Veteran tags, you must provide the following:

  • Proof of military service—a DD 214, WD AGO, or DD 256 form.
  • Discharge typed accepted—Honorable, General and Other Than Honorable.
  • Current DC DMV credential
  • DC vehicle registration

Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Tags

DC DMV Disabled American Veteran Tags

Disabled American Veteran (DAV) tags are available for a normal registration fees.

Veterans with a service-connected permanent and total disability, as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs letter indicating "Total and Permanent", may receive one set of tags (i.e., DAV, Veteran, passenger, etc) at no fee for a non-commercial vehicle. Note: the "no fee" is only applicable to annual registration fees.

  • Veterans with a passenger motor vehicle who are certified as a member of the District of Columbia Disabled American Veterans by the Commander of the District of Columbia Disabled American Veterans.
  • To receive the Disabled American Veteran Tag with symbolyou must provide the authorization letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as an approved DC DMV Disability Tag/Placard application.

Washington Capitals Tags

DC DMV Washington Caps Tags

Washington Capitals tags are available in support of the Washington Capitals hockey team and their 2018 Stanley Cup win for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected will be deposited in the General Fund of the District of Columbia.


Washington Mystics Tags

DC DMV Washington Mystics Vehicle Tags

Washington Mystics tags are available in support of the Washington Mystics basketball team and their 2019 Women's National Basketball Association Championship win for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees. Funds collected will be deposited in the General Fund of the District of Columbia.


Veterans Specialty Tags

DC DMV US Armed Forces Veteran Tags

Veterans Specialty tags are available for each branch of the US Armed Forces for a one time application fee and an annual fee, in addition to annual registration fees, for the following branches:

  • Army
  • Navy
  • Marines
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard

Funds collected will be donated to the Office of Veterans Affairs Fund.


Vision Zero Bicycle Awareness Tags

Vision Zero Bicycle Awareness Tags

Vision Zero Bicycle Awareness tags are available to enhance motorists' awareness of bicycles on the District's roadways. Residents interested in obtaining Bicycle Awareness tags will pay a one-time application fee of $25 and a yearly display fee of $20. Both the application and yearly display fee will be deposited into the Vision Zero Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Fund.

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