Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Louisiana License Plates

  1. What is a Louisiana license plate lookup?

    A Louisiana license plate lookup is a tool that allows you to enter a license plate number and retrieve registered vehicle details associated with it. This could include the vehicle's make, model, and year, as well as information about the vehicle's registration status and renewal history.

  2. How do I renew my license plate in Louisiana?

    To renew your license plate in Louisiana, you need to submit a renewal application to the Louisiana DMV. This can often be done online, by mail, or in person. You'll need to provide information about your vehicle and pay a renewal fee. Detailed instructions can be found on our 'Registration & Renewal' page.

  3. What are the penalties for not turning in a license plate in Louisiana?

    In Louisiana, failure to surrender your license plates after selling your vehicle, cancelling your insurance, or moving to a different state can result in penalties. This may include fines or other legal consequences. Please consult our 'Legalities and Law Enforcement' page for more specific information.

  4. How can I get a personalized or custom license plate in Louisiana?

    Personalized and custom license plates in Louisiana can be obtained by submitting an application to the Louisiana DMV, often involving an additional fee. These plates can feature a custom message or number of your choice, provided it complies with Louisiana DMV regulations. For more details, visit our 'Custom Plates' page.