REG 156 (REV. 11/2016) WWW
APPLICATION FOR REPLACEMENT
PLATES, STICKERS, DOCUMENTS
DMV USE ONLY
Complete all sections of this form and submit to any DMV ofce or mail to:
DMV, P.O. Box 942869, Sacramento, CA 94269-0001
NOTE: There is a fee to replace most items. If your address has changed, submit the
appropriate Change of Address form.
For current fee information, visit www.dmv.ca.gov, or call 1-800-777-0133.
DL/ID NUMBER (IF PRIOR RDF)
NUMBER OF PLATES SURRENDERED TECHS INITIALS
OFFICE DATE ID #
VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE/CF NUMBER MAKE VEHICLE ID NUMBER/HULL ID NUMBER
DISABLED PERSON PLACARD NUMBER BIRTH DATE, IF DP PLACARD ENGINE NUMBER (MOTORCYCLES ONLY)
SECTION 1 — REGISTERED OWNER OF RECORD (Please Print)
TRUE FULL NAME (LAST, FIRST, MIDDLE) OR BUSINESS NAME DRIVER LICENSE/ID CARD NUMBER
CO-OWNER TRUE FULL NAME (LAST, FIRST, MIDDLE) DRIVER LICENSE/ID CARD NUMBER
PHYSICAL RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS ADDRESS (INCLUDE ST., AVE., RD., CT., ETC.) APT./SPACE/STE. # CITY STATE ZIP CODE
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OR COUNTY WHERE VEHICLE/VESSEL IS PRIMARILY GARAGED
MAILING ADDRESS (IF DIFFERENT FROM PHYSICAL ABOVE) APT./SPACE/STE. # CITY STATE ZIP CODE
SECTION 2 — PLATES, STICKERS, DOCUMENTS REQUEST — I am requesting replacement of (Check appropriate box(es))
NOTE: For replacement of missing License Plate, License Sticker, or Disabled Person Placard, if the original item is later located or received,
the original item is no longer valid and must be destroyed or returned to DMV.
License Plates Vessel (Boat) Year Sticker Disabled Person Placard CVRA Weight Decal
Registration Card Vessel Certicate of Number Disabled Person ID Card CVRA Year Sticker
Year Month Sticker Vessel Mussel Sticker Planned Non-Operation (PNO) Card Trailer or OHV ID Card
SECTION 3 — THE ITEM REQUESTED WAS (Check appropriate box(es))
Lost Stolen Destroyed/Mutilated (
remnants/remains of the plate(s) must be surrendered
Not Received from DMV (Allow 30 days from issue date before reapplying) Not Received from Prior Owner
Surrendered — Number of plates surrendered to DMV One Two
Special Plates were Retained by Owner (Personalized, Disabled Person, Disabled Veteran)
Requesting Registration Card with Current Address
Per CVC §4467 – Copy of a police report, court documentation, or other law enforcement documentation required.
Other – Explain:
SECTION 4 — LICENSE PLATE Complete only if address is different than DMV records (California Vehicle Code (CVC) §4466)
If the license plate(s) were stolen or missing and your address is different from the department’s records, then you must appear in person
at a DMV ofce and bring the following items: 1) An original or photocopy of proof of ownership (i.e., Certicate of Title, Registration Card, or
Registration Renewal Notice); 2) Your Driver License or Identication Card; 3) If stolen, a copy of the police report stating the license plate(s)
were stolen is required; 4) If duplicate license plates have been issued within the last 90 days, a CHP verication of the vehicle identication
number (VIN) is required.
Check appropriate box:
One license plate missing (automobiles/two-plate commercial vehicles/pick-ups only). The remaining plate must be surrendered to DMV.
Two license plates are missing or one license plate is missing for a single-plate commercial truck tractor, motorcycle, or trailer. The registered
owner must immediately notify a law enforcement agency (e.g., police or sheriff’s dept., CHP, etc.).
SECTION 5 — CERTIFICATION
The registered owner mailing address is valid, existing, and an accurate mailing address. I consent to receive service of process at this mailing
address pursuant to CVC §1808.21, Code of Civil Procedure §§415.21(b), 415.30(a), and 416.90.
I certify (or declare) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
PRINT TRUE FULL NAME TITLE IF SIGNING FOR COMPANY DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER
SIGNATURE OF REGISTERED OWNER
PARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
A Public Service Agency