To be eligible the US Department of Veteran Affairs office must sign a certification letter stating the applicant is 100 percent service related disabled or attesting eligibility under Public Law 663 of the 79th Congress.
The SFN 2872 Application for Certificate of Title form must be completed, signed, and returned with the certification letter. There is no annual license fee.
Qualified veterans are eligible for two (excise tax) exempt vehicles licensed with the DAV license plate at a time. Plates may not be displayed on a vehicle with a gross weight equal to or exceeding 26,000 lbs.
A surviving spouse CAN NOT retain the DAV plates for their own use.
Disabled American Veteran Mobility Impaired Plates: To be eligible an applicant must qualify under both the DAV and Mobility Impaired qualifications.
DAV licensed vehicles can park in marked handicap spots in North Dakota.
NDCC 39-04-18 (2) (j). Motor vehicles exempt from registration fees - Reciprocal use of state highways by foreign licensed motor vehicles.
j. Motor vehicles not exceeding twenty-six thousand pounds [11793.40 kilograms] registered gross weight owned and operated by a disabled veteran under the provisions of Public Law 79-663 [38 U.S.C. 3901] or who has a one hundred percent service-connected disability as determined by the department of veterans' affairs who is entitled to display a distinctive license plate issued by the department upon the payment of a fee of five dollars. This exemption applies to no more than two such motor vehicles owned by a disabled veteran at any one time.
Visit the ND Department of Transportation FAQ for more information on Disabled American Veteran (DAV) Plates