Farm use tag update

commercial license renewal

Beginning July 1, 2024, unregistered farm use panel trucks, pickup trucks, and sport utility vehicles must display a DMV-issued permanent farm use plate.

Previously, an unofficial farm use tag, not issued by DMV, was sufficient.

A DMV-issued farm placard will be required for unregistered farm use for any of the mentioned vehicles.

The DMV-issued permanent farm use plate is nontransferable and is valid for as long as the owner uses the vehicle exclusively for one of the farm use purposes.

It must be returned to the DMV within 30 days of the vehicle being sold or if the vehicle is no longer being used exclusively for one of the purposes listed above.

For more information about permitted uses, please visit the Virginia DMV website.

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