If you are a Louisiana Notary Public, you might be
interested to know that you can get a
CIVIL LAW NOTARY PLATE for
your personal vehicle. The information provided is
from the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles and is
provided here as a service to Louisiana Notaries who might
want to show their pride in being a Notary.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLES
Vehicle License Plate Classifications &
LOUISIANA NOTARY LICENSE PLATES
This law provides for the issuance of Louisiana Notary
license plates. This license plate can be issued to
private passenger automobiles/vans, private use trucks
up to 10,000 pounds and private buses. This type plate
can be transferred from one vehicle in the applicant's
name to another vehicle in the applicant's name, but
cannot be transferred between motor vehicle owners.
Any commissioned notary within this state that is a
current Louisiana Notary may apply.
To apply for a Louisiana Notary license plate, the
applicant must submit the following items:
A copy of the
registration certificate of the vehicle on which the
plate will be placed if the vehicle is currently
registered in applicant's name. If the vehicle is
not in the applicant's name then all necessary
documentation required for titling of the vehicle
must be submitted along with the request for the
Louisiana Notary license plate.
indicating the applicant is a commissioned notary
within this state. Proof must be submitted at
initial issuance and all subsequent renewals.
The fee for
obtaining the Louisiana Notary license plate is the
same as regular registration fees.
handling fee is due on all transactions except
administrative handling fee is due only at initial
The $3.00 fee
is required to transfer the plate to another
vehicle. This plate may be transferred to another
vehicle in the applicant's name, but cannot be
transferred between motor vehicle owners.
YOU APPLY FOR THE NOTARY
LICENSE PLATE AT THE DMV
Although our Association sponsored the legislation
that created the plate, all license plates
and vehicle registration is conducted at the
Department of Motor Vehicles
IS WHAT THE PLATE LOOKS LIKE
Professional Civil Law Notaries Association
9701 Baird Road
Shreveport, Louisiana 71118