Antique & Exhibition

Exhibition Vehicles; Year of Manufacture Plates

A motor vehicle which is maintained for use in exhibitions, club activities, parades, and other functions of public interest and which is not used for general daily transportation of passengers or property on any highway. Permitted use shall include:

  1. use in exhibitions, club activities, parades, and other functions of public interest; and
  2. occasional transportation of passengers or property not more than one day per week.

Vermont registration plates issued prior to 1968 may be displayed on a motor vehicle registered under as Exhibition instead of the plate issued, if the issued plate is maintained within the vehicle and produced upon request of any enforcement officer.

Antique Vehicles

Exhibition vehicles which are 25 years old or older are eligible for antique plates.

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FAQs

Yes.

Act 71, which became law on July 1, 2017, removed any end date from the law that authorizes certain motor vehicles registered in Vermont to display Vermont Strong plates that cover a regular front license plate. See Law Enforcement Bulletin here.

No, you may gift your personally owned vehicle to anyone you choose, but the plates belong to you and not to the vehicle. The new owner must apply for new plates and registration under their name.

  • For vehicles issued registration plates with dimensions of approximately 12 x 6 inches, in the lower right corner of the rear registration plate; and
  • For vehicles issued a registration plate with a dimension of approximately 7 x 4 inches, in the upper right corner of the rear registration plate.
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