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Application for Replacement Plates, Stickers, Documents (REG 156)

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This form with the appropriate fees may be submitted to request replacement of the following items that were lost, stolen, destroyed, or mutilated:

  • license plates/sticker
  • CVRA weight decal
  • registration card
  • disabled person placard/disabled person identification card
  • vessel Certificate of Number
  • Additional Instructions and fees

You may submit the completed application and payment of fees by mail to the following address.

Department of Motor Vehicles
Registration Operations
PO Box 942869 Mail Station E-169
Sacramento, California 94269-0001

You may also submit the completed application and payment of fees in person to your local field office. For faster service, make an Appointment(s) online, or by calling 1- 800-777-0133 before you visit a DMV office. ATM/Debit cards are now accepted at all DMV offices.

Please use the Application for Clean Air Vehicle Stickers (REG 1000) to apply for replacement Clean Air Vehicle stickers.

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