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It’s All About the Plate

Swagger-up your ride with the official University of Miami license plate for a $30 annual fee (other local and state taxes may apply). More than just an all-black, sleek and modern design, this customizable plate has fueled almost $2 million for scholarships while increasing the national prestige of our U. Join us today and help make a positive impact on student 'Canes while showing your ’Canes pride.



Complete the adjacent form and our partners at the Indian River County Tax Collector’s office* will process tag requests for any Florida resident. A representative will contact you to complete your purchase. Online orders will be processed within 7–10 business days.

*Under F.S. 668.6076, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact them by phone or in writing.


Visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles office, tax collector, or private license plate agency.

Attention Florida Residents

First-time U alumni plate applicants, claim your $20 rebate today!


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Out-of-State License Plate Options

The UM Alumni Association has successfully satisfied the requirements for the production of State of Georgia University of Miami license plate. Georgia residents may purchase the “U” license plate from your local tag agency.
The University of Miami collegiate specialty plate, featuring Sebastian the Ibis, is available for purchase for Maryland residents and eligible vehicles from your local tag agency. The application fee is $25, in addition to the registration fee.

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) requires a commitment of 300 paid updated applications for the production of the collegiate specialty plate. The application fee is $25, in addition to the registration fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the plate cost?
The University of Miami specialty plate costs $30 plus annual registration fees and taxes.

How can I get my plate?
You can choose to purchase your U plate online or in person. If you choose to purchase your plate online, complete the form above, and our partners at the Indian River County Tax Collector’s office will be in contact with you by phone or email within 7-10 business days to process your order and complete payment. You can also visit your local tax collector’s office, DMV or private license plate agency to purchase your plate in person.

Can I customize my U plate?
Yes! Plates can be personalized with your initials, class year, or any other sign of ’Canes pride up to five characters. You can check personalized plate availability here.

Can I purchase a plate outside of my vehicle registration renewal period?
Yes, however, you will be responsible for registration fees associated with your vehicle registration renewal at the time of purchase and then again at the your time of renewal. We encourage you to contact your local Tax Collector’s Office or DMV to better understand the fees associated with specialty plates in your county.

Can I gift a U plate?
Yes, but it won’t be a surprise. Only the registered vehicle owner can complete the purchase of a plate. However, Florida has authorized the issuance of specialty license plate gift certificates. The program allows anyone to purchase a specialty license plate as a gift for a motor vehicle registrant. Learn more here.

How do I claim my $20 rebate?
First-time alumni plate applicants can claim their $20 rebate here. Note, eligibility requirements apply.

Who can I contact with more questions?
If your question wasn’t answered, please feel free to email or call 1-866-UMALUMS for assistance.

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