The MVA offers two different background scene plates - the Chesapeake Bay Plate and the Agricultural Plate. The following vehicles are eligible to purchase these plates:
Vehicles with plates for individuals with disabilities or personalized plates can obtain Chesapeake Bay or Agricultural Plates. Seven (7) character personalized plates will not include the blue heron. In addition to the annual registration fee, there is an additional yearly fee for personalized plates.
There are several different options for obtaining a background scene plate:
If you are renewing your registration at the same time, include your renewal notice and registration fee along with the additional plate fee.
Make check payable to MVA. Checks must include imprinted name and address, driver's license number (soundex number), and home and/or work phone number.
On receipt of your Chesapeake Bay or Agricultural Plates, immediately return the license plate(s) presently on your vehicle to any MVA office for cancellation.
For more information about either the Chesapeake Bay Trust or the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, please click on their logo below.