Purple Heart Motorcycle Plate

The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed House Bill 2310, which allows U. S. Veterans to display their Purple Heart honor on a motorcycle License Plate.

Purple heart motorcycle plate

Veterans wishing to order a new Purple Heart Motorcycle license plate should visit their local county Treasurer’s office to make application for the new plate, on or after July 1, 2005.

Counties will begin taking orders on July 1, 2005. The order will be taken by the County Treasurer’s office and sent to the State. The plate will be sent to the ordering County Treasurer’s office as quickly as possible, for pick up by the customer.

The fee for a Purple Heart Motorcycle Plate is $3.50.

The Purple Heart recipient will have to provide the following in order to qualify for the motorcycle tag:

The applicant must be a resident of the State of Kansas.

A certificate from the U.S. Government, stating that the person is a recipient of a Purple Heart, a DD214 discharge document stating the applicant received a Purple Heart award, or other governmental discharge document stating that the applicant was a recipient of a Purple Heart award, OR the applicant may provide proof that the he/she has a combat wounded Purple Heart license plate on another vehicle they own. The applicant may then obtain the plate without the documents listed above.

Distinctive license plates are not transferable to any other person.

Questions regarding Purple Heart Motorcycle License Plates may be directed to the Titles and Registration Dept. of the Kansas Division of Vehicles at 785-296-3621, or more information can be found under House Bill 2310.