State Benefits: Special License Plates
Available to the general public, no Veteran Status required. The plates will help fund the North Dakota Veterans Emergency Needs Charitable Fund.
To be eligible the Department of Veteran Affairs office must sign a letter stating the applicant is 100 percent service related disabled or attesting eligibility under Public Law 663 of the 79th Congress.
The director (DOT) may issue distinctive number plates to a surviving spouse, parent, including stepmother, stepfather, parent through adoption, and foster parent who stands or stood in loco parentis, grandparents, child, including stepchild and child through adoption, and sibling, including half-brother and half-sister, of a member of the armed forces of the United States who died while serving on active duty during a time of military conflict.
Distinctive numbered plates may be issued to members of the National Guard. The Adjutant General shall certify those members of the national guard eligible to receive the plates.
N.D. Veterans' Cemetery
Distinctive numbered plates may be issued to individuals eligible for interment in the North Dakota Veterans' Cemetery. The surcharge collected will be divided between the Veterans' Cemetery Trust Fund and the Veterans' Cemetery Maintenance Fund.
Available to those recipients of the Purple Heart award as listed on the DD214 or Certificate.
A veteran, while serving in the U.S. armed forces was a prisoner of war and has received an honorable discharge from the U.S. armed forces, may be issued a special number license plate. On the death of the veteran, the surviving spouse may retain the numbered plate as an active plate.
Individuals eligible for interment in the North Dakota Veterans' Cemetery qualify for these plates.