Get Your Specialty NC License Plate
Help keep our coast healthy and beautiful.
The North Carolina coast is spectacular. When you purchase a Coastal Federation specialty NC license plate, you help keep our coast healthy and beautiful. Simply select this plate when you complete your NC vehicle registration renewal, or any time you order a new NC license plate.
How to get a Specialty NC License Plate
You can order a specialty NC license plate that supports a healthy coast when you renew your NC vehicle registration, when you purchase a new vehicle, or anytime that you would like a new plate.
How Your Specialty NC License Plate Makes a Difference
Your plate will help protect and restore oysters, wetlands, living shorelines, and water quality – from Calabash to Corolla! Last year, funding from the Coastal Federation’s Specialty NC license plate:
Restored nearly 7 acres of oyster reef
Restored nearly 6 acres of wetlands
Restored over a mile of living shorelines
Infiltrated over 250,000 gallons of stormwater runoff
Engaged thousands of students and adults though education, outreach and volunteer opportunities
Our Coastal Federation Specialty License Plate supports restoration projects, including new oyster reefs in Pamlico Sound and the Lower Cape Fear River, over a mile of living shorelines up and down the coast, and water quality improvements including wetland restoration and stormwater infiltration projects. The NC Division of Motor Vehicles sends us an update quarterly—we are making great progress toward our goal!
Purchase your plate today to help protect and restore our coast!
Frequently Asked Questions
Call the Division of Motor Vehicles at 919-715-7000 to learn more about your license plate order. Call the Federation at 252-393-8185 to learn more about the plate program.