Arizona understands that getting plates as soon as you buy a car isn’t always an option—that’s why drivers in the Grand Canyon State can obtain a temporary license plate with a 3-day restricted use permit, a 30-day general use permit, or a 90-day registration.
Does Arizona issue temporary plates?
How to get a temporary license plate in Arizona
Temporary registrations in Arizona fall into three categories, based on the length of the registration and the type of restrictions on its use:
Whether you’re heading to the MVD in person or just logging on at home, be prepared to provide:
Once you’ve got your temporary tag, you’ll need to display it on the vehicle exactly as you would a permanent plate. Make sure all the text, including the name of the state, is visible and legible and the tag itself is securely attached at least 12 inches above the ground.
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A temporary Arizona license plate can be a lifesaver when you’re in a tricky situation. Maybe you’re waiting on one last document to complete your registration, or maybe you bought a used car from a friend and need a way to get to the MVD.