Are you a Canadian veteran?
Find out how to apply for Veteran plates that show that you served.
Veteran plates are special licence plates available to veterans who served or who are currently serving
The B.C. Veterans Commemorative Association , the BC/Yukon Command of the Royal Canadian Legion , and the Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association (not ICBC) are the authorized service organizations responsible for approving veterans' eligibility for the plates. Once approved, veterans can apply to their Autoplan broker for a set of Veteran plates for their vehicle.
Veteran plates are available for the following vehicles (whether owned or leased):
Here is how to apply for Veteran plates:
The authorized service organization will process your application, and mail your approved application back to you. To order your Veteran plates, take your original approved form to your Autoplan broker.
Your Autoplan broker will call you once the plates have arrived at their office. To collect your plates, you will have to bring your current Owner's Certificate of Insurance, Vehicle Licence and Registration to your Autoplan broker along with your current licence plates. Your current plates will be exchanged for Veteran plates.
When you hand in your current licence plates to your Autoplan broker, you will be issued Veteran plates at no additional cost. (If you don't have a set of current licence plates, an $18 new plate fee applies.)
It takes up to seven weeks to obtain your Veteran plates. This includes
For inquiries about Veteran plates, contact one of the following authorized service organizations:
The Province of B.C. introduced Veteran plates in June 2004 to honour veterans and commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-Day.