Fees and Fines for Arkansas License Plates


Understanding the fees and fines associated with Arkansas license plates is crucial for vehicle owners. This page provides information on various fees and potential fines that you may encounter.

Registration Fees

When registering a vehicle, certain fees apply, including:

  • Base Registration Fee - Determined by the type and weight of the vehicle.
  • Additional Fees - May apply for specialty plates, personalized plates, or other specific plate options.
  • Special Taxes - Certain vehicles may be subject to additional taxes or assessments.

Renewal Fees

When renewing your license plate, you will be required to pay renewal fees. These fees vary based on the type of plate and the weight of the vehicle.

Replacement Fees

If you need to replace a lost, stolen, or damaged license plate, a replacement fee will be applicable. The fee may vary depending on the type of plate.

Fines and Violations

Failure to comply with license plate regulations or violations such as improper display, expired registration, or driving with a suspended license plate can result in fines and penalties. The fines may vary depending on the nature and severity of the violation.


It is essential to stay informed about the fees and potential fines associated with Arkansas license plates. Make sure to comply with all regulations to avoid penalties. If you have any questions or need further clarification, contact the Arkansas Office of Motor Vehicle.