Registering a Vehicle

Veteran’s Plate


Veterans can request a commemorative licence plate adorned with a poppy for their vehicle.

The commemorative licence plate is offered exclusively to veterans who request one from the Royal Canadian Legion for their vehicle that is already registered.

Useful information
  • A veteran's licence plate cannot be transferred, even if the vehicle is given to someone else.
  • The registration certificate for a veteran's licence plate is always issued to an individual, never a business.

1 Vehicles eligible for a veteran’s licence plate

Veterans can request a commemorative licence plate for the following vehicles:

  • a passenger vehicleA motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, a moped and a minibus. This vehicle must be owned by a natural person, carry up to 9 occupants (where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec), and be used mainly for personal purposes.
  • a motorcycle
  • a motor homeA motor vehicle permanently converted into living quarters. weighing 3,000 kg or less

2 To obtain a veteran’s licence plate

Application with the Royal Canadian Legion

You must complete the Application for Veteran's Licence Plate Eligibility Certification (PDF, 176 KB) form.

You must submit the form to the Royal Canadian Legion and pay fees for examination of the application.

Application processing

The Royal Canadian Legion assesses your eligibility.

Licence plate delivery

If the Royal Canadian Legion grants your request, we will mail you a veteran's licence plate as well as your new registration certificate.

Please note that your vehicle's annual cost of registration will not be affected.