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2022 Low Plate Lottery Rules and Eligibility

The deadline to enter the 2022 Low plate lottery has passed. The drawing will be held on September 13, 2022.

Customers can enter the plate lottery online using the myRMV Online Service Center. The lottery is online submission only; there is no paper application available.

This year there are 196 plates available for the low number plate lottery.

Lottery results will be posted on the RMV website.

Registry employees, temporary employees, contractors, and their spouses and family members are not eligible to enter the plate lottery.

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Rules and eligibility requirements

Lottery Rules and Eligibility Requirements

  • Only one entry per applicant will be accepted, regardless of the number of active registrations the applicant has.
  • An applicant must be a Massachusetts resident with a currently active, registered, and insured passenger vehicle.
  • Companies/corporations may not apply.
  • MassDOT (Registry of Motor Vehicles, Highway, Mass Transit, and Aeronautics) employees, including contract employees, and their immediate family members are not eligible. (“Immediate family member” refers to one’s parents, spouse, children, and brothers & sisters.)
  • Requests for specific plate numbers will not be honored. Eligible applicants will be considered for all plates listed. Plates will be awarded in the order in which they are listed on Mass.Gov/RMV.
  • An applicant’s registration and license cannot be in a non-renewal, suspended, or revoked status at the time of entry, the time of the drawing, or the time of the plate swap. As such, an applicant must not have any outstanding excise taxes, parking tickets, child support, warrants, or unpaid E-ZPass/Pay by Plate violations.
  • Online entries must be completed by September 2, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • By law, lottery winners must be announced by September 15, 2022. Lottery results will be available on the RMV website: Mass.Gov/RMV
  • All winners will be notified by the RMV in writing with instructions on how to transfer their current registration to their new lottery plate. Winners will have until December 30, 2022 to swap their plates. Unclaimed plates will be forfeited after December 30th. Plates will be registered to the winning applicant only. Unclaimed plates will be forfeited after December 30th and awarded to the alternate winners.
  • All plates remain the property of the RMV even after registration.
  • All information received, including names of all applicants and the list of winners, is subject to release in accordance with the Massachusetts Public Records law.

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Eligible Plates

1084
36
702
921
1619
1794
2011
2191
2264
2581
2627
2671
2681
2805
2806
2959
3076
3220
3226
3302
3520
3548
3656
3711
3935
4122
4126
4186
4220
4255
4260
4423
4544
4629
4692
4780
4836
4988
5018
5074
5080
5115
5174
5381
5390
5477
5594
5596
5877
5935
5936
5984
6141
6158
6410
6454
6465
6492
6500
6530
6666
6712
6818
7028
7067
7122
7273
7286
7488
7574
7647
7656
7905
8039
8126
8309
8488
8581
8768
8806
8839
8905
9034
9227
9242
9344
9352
9357
9462
9508
9602
9668
9703
9852
9878
9891
9940
9988
1033
10Z
1213
1435
1694
1960
19F
1H
1S
2091
2127
2531
2982
2J
30R
3715
3721
3978
39W
4177
44W
4736
4860
48T
49H
49P
5081
51L
51S
5240
5394
55D
56B
5906
5915
5992
6143
62E
62X
63C
63E
6427
64D
64R
66B
6921
6937
7154
7198
72B
7375
751
76D
78K
79C
79S
8117
82D
8453
86D
90T
9517
95F
96L
9973
9987
B51
C18
C26
C71
C9
D40
E8
F18
F7
F99
G52
G60
G61
G81
H59
J13
J16
N59
P45
P87
R33
R53
R63
R93
S60
T97
V43
W19
W69
X44
Z60
Z79

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