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Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

If you lose a Section 5 plate, you can apply for a replacement plate.

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The Details of Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

What you need for Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

If you need a temporary plate:

  • Complete the application
  • Submit the application with the Master Registration and a $10.00 fee 
  • A Temporary Plate can be issued, if needed

Once you receive the replacement plate, you need to return the temporary plate either in person or by mail to:

In person:

RMV - Section 5
25 Newport Ave. Ext. 4th Floor
Quincy, MA 02171

By mail:

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Attention Section 5 Division

P.O. 55897

Boston, MA 02205-5897

If you do not require a temporary plate, please submit your application, Master Registration, and $10.00 by mail to the address above.

Fees for Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

Refer to the RMV's Schedule of Fees.

Name Fee Unit
Replacement Section 5 Plate $10 each

How to apply Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

  1. Complete and sign the Application for Replacement Section 5 Plate
  2. Include check or money order made payable to MassDOT
  3. Mail completed application, copy of Master Registration, and payment to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Attention Section 5 Division

P.O. 55897

Boston, MA 02205-5897

Contact for Apply for a replacement Section 5 plate

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