Disabled Veteran Plate

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AUTHORITY:
Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 55-4-256  55-4-10355-4-11155-4-203, 55-4-20455-4-21055-4-252, 55-4-271, 55-21-103

PLATE CATEGORY: Memorial

CLASS CODES:

PLATE NAME

CLASS CODE

DISABLED VETERAN 1ST PLATE PERSONALIZED

2638 2019

DISABLED VETERAN 2ND PLATE PERSONALIZED

2687 2019

DISABLED VETERAN 3RD PLATE PERSONALIZED 

2688 2019

DISABLED VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR  (NO FEE)

3070 2019

DISABLED VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR  (FULL FEE)

3071 2019

DISABLES VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR (REDUCED FEE)

3072 2019

DISABLED VETERAN WITH OUT WHEELCHAIR

(This plate will no longer be manufactured)

3080 2007

DISABLED VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR  (NO FEE) MOTORCYCLE

5504 2019

DISABLED VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR  (FULL FEE) MOTORCYCLE

5505 2019

DISABLED VETERAN WITH OUT WHEELCHAIR MOTORCYCLE (This plate will no longer be manufactured)

5506 2006

DISABLED VETERAN WITH WHEELCHAIR  (REDUCED FEE) MOTORCYCLE 

5594 2019

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:            

Owners or lessees of passenger motor vehicles who are residents of the State of Tennessee who are disabled veterans,

  1. Having served in the military, naval, marine or air services of the United states, AND
  2. Who is entitled to compensation under the laws administered by the veterans’ administration for any of the following 4 reasons due to disability incurred in or aggravated by active service
    • Loss or permanent loss of use of one or both feet, OR
    • Loss or permanent loss of use of one or both hands, OR
    • Permanent impairment of vision of both eyes, as follows
      • Central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, with
        corrective glasses
      • Central visual acuity of more than 20/200 if there is a field defect in
        which the peripheral field has contracted to such an extent that the widest diameter of visual field subtends an angular distance no greater
        than twenty degrees in the better eye, OR
    • Any other service connected disability that is determined by the veterans’
      administration to constitute a one hundred percent (100%) permanent total
      disability or compensated at 100% OR
    • A letter from the United States Department of Veteran Affairs verifying that the veteran was rated permanent and totally disabled with an effective date (The precise language may vary slightly, but a permanent and total rating always means that the veteran is being compensated at 100%).

NOTES:

  • If applicant is also a Purple Heart Award recipient, may elect in the alternative the
    Purple Heart license plate
  • One plate can be issued free of charge (automobile or motorcycle)
  • Additional plates may be purchased at the regular fee
  • Only one free plate, the second plate is reduced and any additional plates are
    regular cost
  • This plate can only be issued to the qualifying member or in the case of joint ownership, the qualifying member and their spouse. They cannot obtain the plate if the vehicle is co-owned with someone other than the qualifying member’s spouse. In the event the qualifying member passes away the spouse cannot keep the plate.
  • If the disabled veteran had additional plates prior to May 19, 2014 they may keep the additional plates. If plates were issued after May 19, 2014 the customer follows the current law.
  • County Fees may apply.

PERSONALIZATION:

Maximum characters available to personalize:  5

 

 

 

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