Vehicle registration plates of Pennsylvania

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The U.S. state of Pennsylvania first issued vehicle registration plates in 1906. Until 1979, the embossed date or sticker on the plate represented the date of issue, as opposed to the rest of North America, where it represented the date of expiration. Currently in Pennsylvania, only rear license plates are used for all types except press photographer and official use.

Passenger baseplates 1906 to present[edit]

In 1956, the U.S. states and Canadian provinces came to an agreement with the Automobile Manufacturers Association that fixed the size for license plates for vehicles, except those for motorcycles, at six inches in height by twelve inches in width, with standardized mounting holes. The 1955 (dated 1956) issue was the first Pennsylvania license plate that complied with these standards.

Only plates issued since 1999 are currently eligible for display.

Image First issued Design Slogan Serial format Serials issued Notes
Pennsylvania 1906 11961.jpg 1906 White on blue none 12345 unknown
1907 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1907 White on red none 12345 unknown
1908 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1908 Black on yellow none 12345 unknown
1909 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1909 Black on white none 12345 unknown
1910 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1910 White on black none 12345 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
1911 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg

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1911 Black on yellow none 12345 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date. Both versions of the 5-digit 1911 plate are shown. The least common is the plate with the ragged edges. And the more common is normal.
1912 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1912 White on woodgrain brown none 12345 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA". Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
1913 PA license plate.jpg 1913 White on green none 12345 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
1914 PA license plate.JPG

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1914 White on black none 12345 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA". Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date. Both versions of the 5-digit 1914 plate are shown. The least common is the space in between the last number. And the more common is normal.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1915 White on medium blue none 123456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
Penna 1916 41580.jpg 1916 Black on orange none 123456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
Penna 1917 53263.jpg 1917 White on brown none 123456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
1918 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1918 White on black none 123456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
1919 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1919 Red on black none 123456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logo on left side between PENNA and date.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1920 White on black none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1921 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1921 Black on yellow none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1922 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1922 Brown on cream none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1923 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg

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1923 Yellow on black none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name. Both versions of the six-digit 1923 plate are shown; most were 16 inches long, but late issues were reduced to 15 inches long.
1924 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1924 Dark blue on orange none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1925 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1925 Yellow on black none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1926 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1926 Dark blue on yellow none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1927 Pennsylvania license plate.jpg 1927 Yellow on black none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1928 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1928 Dark blue on yellow none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
Penna 1929 118-909.jpg 1929 Orange on dark blue none 123-456 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1930 PA passenger plate.jpg 1930 Blue embossed lettering and border on yellow base none 12A34 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1931 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1931 Yellow embossed lettering and border on blue base none 12A34 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1932 Blue embossed lettering and border on yellow base none AA123 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1933 PA license plate.JPG

1933 Pennsylvania license plate-common.JPG

1933 Yellow on dark blue none 12345, A1234, etc. unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name. Both versions of the 1933 plate are shown; the more common version with Penna 1933 at the top, and the less common version with 1933 Penna.
Penna 1934 NN51.jpg 1934 Dark blue on yellow none 12A34, AB12, etc. unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
1935 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1935 Yellow on dark blue none 123AB unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1936 Dark blue on yellow none A1234 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Keystone logos on either side of date and state name.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1937 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 123AB unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Serial surrounded by the shape of the state of Pennsylvania.
1938 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1938 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none 1234A, 12A34 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Serial surrounded by the shape of the state of Pennsylvania.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1939 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 12A34 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Serial surrounded by the shape of the state of Pennsylvania.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1940 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown State name abbreviated "PENNA." Serial surrounded by the shape of the state of Pennsylvania.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1941 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1942 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1943 PA license plate.jpg 1943 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown "43" tab over the 1942 license plate
1944 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1944 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1945 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1945 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown
Blank License Plate Shape.svg 1946 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1947 Pennsylvania license plate.JPG 1947 Blue on yellow with dark blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1948 PA license plate.JPG 1948 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1949 PA license plate.JPG 1949 Blue on yellow with dark blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1950 PA license plate.JPG 1950 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
PA 1951 license plate.jpg 1951 Blue on yellow with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1952 PA license plate.JPG

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1952 Yellow on blue with blue state outline none 1AB23 unknown Both versions of the 1952 plate are shown; the latter version is narrower than the earlier one.
1953 PA license plate.JPG 1953 Blue on yellow with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
PA 1954 license plate.JPG 1954 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
PA 1955 license plate.JPG 1955 Blue on yellow with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown
1956 Pennsylvania license plate alt version.JPG

PA 1956 Plate.jpg

1956 Yellow on blue with yellow state outline none 1AB23 unknown Both versions of the 1956 plate are shown; late issues had serial dies with thinner strokes and larger alpha characters.
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Penna 1957 103873.jpg

1957 Blue on yellow with yellow state outline none 1AB23, 123456 unknown Both versions of the 1957 plate are shown; late issues had serial dies with the six-digit characters.
1958 PA passenger plate.jpg 1958 Yellow embossed lettering and infill around state border on blue base none 12345
123-456
A12-345
123-45A
1A2-345 1
Keystone logo in center of lettering. Sticker validation through 1964.
1965 Pennsylvania License Plate.jpg 1965 Blue on yellow with blue state outline none
123-456
A12-345
123-45A
1A2-345
12A-345
000-001 to 999-999
A00-000 to Z99-999
000-00A to 999-99Z
0A0-000 to 9Z9-999
00A-000 to ? 1
Sticker validation through 1970.
1971 Sample Pennsylvania License Plate.jpg

Pennsylvania 1972.jpg

1971 Yellow on blue Bicentennial State '76 123-456
A12-345
123-45A
1A2-345
12A-345
123-A45
000-001 to 999-999
A00-001 to Z99-999
000-00A to 999-99Z
0A0-000 to 9Z9-999
00A-000 to (middle nnn-Hxx series) 1
Awarded "Plate of the Year" for best new license plate of 1971 by the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association, the first and, to date, only time Pennsylvania has been so honored. Sticker validation through 1976.
1977 PA.jpg

1979 Pennsylvania License Plate.jpg PA TYPE 2.jpg PA-1979.jpg PA 83.jpg

1977 Blue on reflective yellow Keystone State 123-456
A12-345
123-45A
1A2-345
ABC-123
000-001 to 999-999
A00-000 to Z99-999
000-00A to 999-99Z
0A0-000 to 9Z9-999
AAA-000 to GZZ-999 (changeover to ABC-123 format occurred in October 1979) 1
Sticker validation through 2000.
PA 85.jpg 1983 Reflective yellow on blue You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania ABC-123 HAA-000 to RZZ-999 1 Sticker validation through 2001. Slogan is grammatically incorrect.
1987 Pennsylvania License Plate.jpg

2001 Pennsylvania License Plate.jpg

1986 Reflective yellow on blue Keystone State ABC-123
ABC-1234
SAA-000 to ZZZ-999
AAA-0000 to Cxx-#### series - high approximately CEJ-####. 1
Sticker validation through 2002.
PA 00.jpg 1999 Dark blue on reflective white with light blue on top and light yellow on bottom WWW.STATE.PA.US ABC-1234 DAA-1000 to approximately FYC-9994 1 Sticker validation through 2017. The last stickers on this base were dated 12/17
2012 PA.jpg 2004 Dark blue on reflective white with navy blue on top and yellow on bottom visitPA.com ABC-1234 GBA-0000 to KLA-6371 (as of June 3, 2017) 1 The letter "A" is not used in the second position. Sticker Validation through 2017. The last stickers on this base were dated 02/18.

Notes

  • 1 Plus remakes of serials issued on previous bases.

History[edit]

In 1958, the state issued its first plate intentionally valid for multiple years, as the 1942 issue was revalidated with metal tabs due to wartime materiel restrictions. It was on this base plate that between 1960 and 1964 that special number plates for station wagons as well as passenger trucks such as the International Harvester Travelall, were issued classed as "Suburban," as was the practice in other states such as New York and Delaware.

1965 marked the issuance of a new base plate superseding the one first issued in 1958. There were no separate class of plate for station wagons on this base plate. This also was the final plate issued by the state that featured the outline of the state. These plates were valid until their replacement in March 1971 (it was then illegal to display the 1971 base until March 15, 1971, and illegal to display the 1965 base after March 31, 1971).

The commemoration of the bicentennial of the American Revolution was marked with the issuance of the 1971 base plate five years ahead of the actual event. The yellow on blue plates featured a representation of the Liberty Bell in place of a dash in the center of the plate with an embossed "BICENTENNIAL STATE ‘76" on the bottom, which caused a bit of confusion as to the actual expiry of the plate.

Beginning in 1977, a new base plate was issued, superseding the previous one. It was blue on yellow with an outline of a keystone used as a dash and "KEYSTONE STATE" replacing the anniversary motto on the previous issue. During the issue of this base, PennDOT changed from a March 31 expiration for all passenger cars to a staggered registration as the 1979 stickers expired in March 1980, which resulted in as few as 6 months registration (September 1980) to as much as 18 months (September 1981), and the fee was prorated for the actual length of the registration period. Unlike previous plates, these used reflective Scotchlite sheeting. These plates, when used over time, saw the yellow paint fade away.

Mid-1983 marked the introduction of a controversial plate, as it used a tourism slogan with implied religious ties to the Society of Friends, more commonly known as the Quakers. The slogan on the yellow on blue plates was "You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania." Issuance of these plates was quickly dispatched with once Bob Casey, Sr. took office and replaced them with ones saying "KEYSTONE STATE" as well as the old "Pennsylvania" dies (this dating back from the 1977-1983 plates and originally from the 1965-1971 plates); however, the plates were not recalled. These plates used a "filled in" keystone as opposed to the "hollow" keystone on the 1977-1983 plates. These yellow on blue bases plate also were reflective, however it was the embossed areas that were. This was done using glass beads in the paint as opposed to the Scotchlite sheeting of the previous base plate. In 1991, a fourth digit was added after the plates reached ZZZ-999, resetting itself to AAA-0000 and saw the use of a smaller keystone to make room for the extra digit. The keystone was recycled from both the 1958-1964 and the 1965-1971 plates as a divider.

In 1999, a new base plate was issued replacing all plates issued from 1977 onwards, starting with replacing the 1977-83 yellow base, then progressing through vanity plates, then blue 1983-99 plates by ZIP Code, starting with towns whose ZIP Codes ending in an even number (such as 18974) then towns whose ZIP codes end in an odd number (such as 17003). The last plates that were to be phased out carried an 8-02 expiration, with the exception of the limited-issue "We the People" 1987 plate, which continues to be valid with registration renewal. However, a very small number of blue-base plates somehow escaped PennDOT replacement and continue to be used with renewal.

The plates were similar to those issued by other states in their use of a gradient fade background (in this case blue on top, white in the center, and yellow on the bottom). The state placed its governmental website in place of a slogan, making the state the first government of any kind to issue license plates with a web address on the plate. This baseplate also used reflective sheeting.

At the time, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed legislation requiring that a statewide replate be undertaken every 10 years because the previous base license plates had been on the road as much as 22 years, and had deteriorated to the point of being unreadable. Due to the Great Recession at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, that law was repealed in 2008 just in time to avoid the 2009 replate in order to save money.

In 2004, the base plate was tweaked by eliminating the gradient fade, changing the typeface used on the state name and slogan and switching from the state's official website to the state tourism website. A slightly larger, more defined keystone was introduced at that time. A slight change to the dies of some of the letters in the plate number, such as "B", "P" and "R", was made which made the letters slightly more narrow and the serifs more pronounced. Although the website appearing on plates was changed, there are still a considerable number of valid plates on the road bearing a URL that, until early 2015, pointed to a page that no longer exists. It now redirects to the official PA government page rather than the tourism site, which is found on plates issued since 2008.

As of 2008, the old "Pennsylvania" type dies used from 1965-1999 (except for the 1983-1986 "Friend" years) is still used on specialty plates such as emergency vehicles.

All passenger types issued from 1999 onwards are valid for display in Pennsylvania.[1]

Temporary plates[edit]

Unlike many states that issue paper or cardboard temporary license plates with a new registration until the permanent registration and plates comes in, Pennsylvania almost always issues the permanent plate right away, with a temporary tag in the rear window indicating the exact date the temporary tag expires, upon which it is removed or when the full-year registration sticker for the plate comes in, whichever comes first. (Some cars do get issued a paper temporary Pennsylvania plate, usually by those who live out-of-state buying a car in Pennsylvania who need the temporary tag until the vehicle title is transferred to the state they live in.) Until April 2000, new plates had a "T" sticker to denote a temporary tag on the plate until the full-year registration came in the mail with the regular registration sticker. Pennsylvania adopted the current system to combat criminals making counterfeit "T" stickers. For plates that already had the "T" stickers but were not issued yet to vehicles at the time of the change, Pennsylvania gave car dealerships and notaries plain white stickers to cover up the "T" tags so that the plates could still be used.

Non-passenger types[edit]

[1]

Image Type Serial format Notes
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Antique Historic Car 1
12
123
1234
A123
AB12
12AB
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Antique Motorcycle 1
12
123
A12
1A1
12A
AB1
A1B
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Antique Vehicle A12B
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Apportioned Bus BN-12345
PA 2011 APPORTIONED.jpg Apportioned Truck AE, AF, (or) AG-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Bus BA-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Circus-Carnival Truck B12345
Z
PA Classic Sample.jpg Classic Car 12345, C12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Classic Motorcycle C/L 123
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Collectible Motorcycle CM123
CV-0000.jpg Collectible Vehicle CV 1234
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Dealer H, J, (or) K12-345H, J, (or) K Both letters are the same.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Dealer - Farm Equipment FE1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Dealer - Multi Purpose MP1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Emergency Vehicle EV-12345 Some plates have "Emergency Vehicles" legend.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Farm Truck FM-1234A
PA FD-00000.jpg Fire Department FD-12345 All Fire Department plates have been recalled by PennDOT and replaced with Emergency Vehicle plates. No longer valid.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Fleet Transporter FL1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Handicapped P/D 1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Handicapped Motorcycle P/D A12B
PA HE-03055.jpg Hearing Impaired HE-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Implement of Husbandry IMP-1234
Pennsylvania Limousine License PlateLM-26027.jpg Limousine LM-12345
Pennsylvania Livery License Plate.jpg Livery LV-12345
Pennsylvania Mass Transit License Plate.jpg Mass Transit MT-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Moped AB123
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Moped Dealer 1234
PA HH-01271.jpg Motor Home HH-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Motorcycle ABC12
12ABC
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Motorcycle Dealer 123A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Municipal Government MG-12345
12345-MG
MG-1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Municipal Motorcycle MG123
MG 12A
Pennsylvania Official Use Sample.jpg Official Use PA-12345
12345-PA
PA-1234A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Omnibus OB-12345
PT-7124D.jpg Permanent Trailer Previously PT-1234A
Now PT-123A4
Series reached PT-9999Z in early 2015
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Persian Gulf War Veteran P/G 12345
RT-49800.jpg Repair Towing RT-12345
RE-05011.jpg Repossessor RE-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Salvage Yard WL-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg School Bus SC-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg School Vehicle SV-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Special Mobile Equipment Previously SME-123A
Now A123-SME
Used by heavy construction equipment or other utility vehicles that are street-legal but not eligible for Truck or Apportioned plates.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Street Rod 1234 S/R
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Taxi TX-12345 First issued in 2012.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Temporary In-transit 1234-567 Made of paper rather than embossed, first issued in 2014
Pennsylvania Trailer License Plate XCG-6033.jpg Trailer XAB-1234
Pennsylvania Trailer Dealer License Plate.jpg Trailer Dealer TD-1234A
PA DT-09667.jpg Transporter DT-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg

2010 Pennsylvania Truck License Plate.jpg

Truck YAB-1234, ZBC-1234 Truck plates started with YAA-0000 from 2000 (first issued on that year), reached YZZ-9999 in early 2011, new format started with ZBA-0000.
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Watercraft Trailer / Dealer WD12345

Optional types[edit]

Pennsylvania offers dozens of optional "special organizational" license plates.[1] [2]

Image Type Serial format Notes
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Air Force Cross 1234 A/C
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Navy Cross 1123 N/C
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Amateur Radio call sign
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Bronze Star 1234 B/Z
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Bronze Star for Valor 1234 B/V
PA-Bucknell-University.jpg Bucknell University B/U-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Combat Action Badge 0123 C/O
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Combat Action Medal 6123 C/O
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Combat Action Ribbon 4123 C/O
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Combat Infantryman Badge 2123 C/O
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Combat Medical Badge 8123 C/O
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Commonwealth Court C/C 1
Pennsylvania Medal of Honor License Plate Sample.jpg Congressional Medal of Honor ABC-CMH Letters are initials of honoree
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Disabled Veteran DV-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Distinguished Flying Cross 1234 F/C
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Distinguished Service Cross 2123 S/C
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Expeditionary Forces E/F 1234
PA-Flagship-Niagara-Governor.jpg Flagship Niagara2 F/N 1234
F/N 123A
Awarded "Plate of the Year" for best new optional license plate of 1995 by the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association, the second time Pennsylvania was so honored. Co-recipient with Texas. No longer issued due to poor visibility, but is still valid.
PA-Fort-Mifflin-on-the-Delaware.jpg Fort Mifflin 12345 F/M
PA-Geneva-College.jpg Geneva College G/C-12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Gold Star Family G/S/F 1234
PA-Harleysville-Fire.jpg Harleysville Community Fire Co. 12345H/F
PA-Harmonville-Fire.jpg Harmonville Fire Company No. 1 12345P/T
PA-Hartsville-Fire.jpg Hartsville Fire Company 12345H/F
PA-2011-Jeep.jpg Heritage Jeep Alliance 12345H/R
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Korean Defense Service Medal 12345 K/D
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Korean War Veteran K/V 12345
PA-2012-LL.jpg Little League Baseball 12345L/L
Pennsylvania Lincoln University License Plate.JPG Lincoln University L1234U
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Motorcycle Vanity varies
PA-Mercedes-Benz-Club-of-America.jpg Mercedes Benz Club of America 12345 M/B
PA MS Optional.jpg National MS Society 12345 M/S
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Merchant Marine 1123 M/M
PA-National-Police-Defense-Foundation.jpg National Police Defense Foundation 12345 P/F
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Navy Cross 1123 N/C
PA Planned Parenthood License Plate.jpg Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania 12345 P/P
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran 12345 E/F
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran 12345 I/F
Pennsylvania Vanity License Plate.jpg Passenger Vanity varies
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Pearl Harbor Survivor P/H S1234
PSU A36-75P.jpg Pennsylvania State University A12-34P
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Persian Gulf War Veteran P/G 12345
PP760.jpg Press photographer PP 123 Issued only to those with proper press credentials
663-POW.jpg Prisoner of War POW-123
PH00-00.jpg Purple Heart P/H 12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Retired Legislator P/A 12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Silver Star 1234 S/I
Blank License Plate Shape.svg State Representative H/R 123
Blank License Plate Shape.svg State Senator P/A 12
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Steel Worker S/W 12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Superior Court S/C 12
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Supreme Court S/U 12
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Temple University T1234U
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Air Force Veteran 1234 A/F
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Army Veteran 1234 A/R
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Coast Guard Veteran 1234 C/G
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Congress U/S C 1
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Marine Corps Veteran 1234 M/C
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Military Airborne Units 1234 M/A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Navy Veteran 1234 N/A
Blank License Plate Shape.svg U.S. Senate U/S S 1
Blank License Plate Shape.svg University of Pittsburgh U1234P
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Veteran 12345 U/S
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Veteran Motorcycle V1234
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Vietnam War Veteran V/W 12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg
Villanova University 12345 V/U

V/U 12345

1987 We The People Pennslvania License Plate.jpg We The People2 U/S 12345 Limited edition issued in 1987 only, but still valid with renewal.
PA-Women-in-Transition.jpg Women in Transition Inc. 12345 W/T
Blank License Plate Shape.svg World War II Veteran W/W 12345
Blank License Plate Shape.svg New York Yankees Foundation Y/F 12345


2No longer issued, but remain active for drivers who had the plates before they were dropped.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Penndot brochure "License Plates of Pennsylvania" March 2007
  2. ^ [1].