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New York State Motor Vehicle Registration Fee Exemption

Through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Veterans can qualify to be exempt from registration fees and vehicle plate fees if:

  • You are a qualified disabled Veteran under Federal Title 38, Part III, Chapter 39, or
  • You qualify for and apply for Congressional Medal of Honor custom plates, or
  • You qualify for and apply for Former Prisoner of War custom plates.

Additional Information

For additional information about the specific registration fee exemptions, please visit the DMV website via the following links:

https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/vehicle-registrations-and-title-certificates-members-military

https://dmv.ny.gov/custom-plates/congressional-medal-honor

https://dmv.ny.gov/custom-plates/former-prisoner-war

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