DHSMV releases new military license plates

Special to The Log

Veterans and active military now have six new special license plates from which to choose.

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) released six new military special license plates recently:

Combat Action Ribbon

Distinguished Flying Cross

Woman Veteran

Air Force Combat Action Medal

Navy Submariner

World War II Veteran

Military license plates differ from specialty license plates in that each has unique requirements that must be met, such as proof of service in the armed forces. Forms and documentation are required for each plate and fees for the plate are assessed according to the weight of the vehicle. Some of the new special license plates can also be personalized.

Drivers can visit any of the six locations around Okaloosa County to order one of the new military special license plates. Please note that the World War II Veteran special license plate is only available by ordering through your local tax collector’s office.

DHSMV now offers 36 military license plates. In 2015, there were 90,456 military special license plates issued statewide.