Preservation license plate

Carole Moore, tax incentives & grants coordinator or 404-463-8434


Go to Georgia Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division
- scroll down to the Special Interest - Apply thru County Tag Office - Issuing section
- click on Historic Preservation Efforts in GA

Please contact your county tag office for any additional information or assistance.

You will pay: $35 annual special tag fee* + $20 annual registration fee + ad valorum tax.

* $22 from each $35 annual special tag fee will go to HPD's Georgia Heritage Grant Program, which provides funding for historic preservation projects around the state. As of late 2010, over 6,000 tags have been purchased.

As of Jan. 2015, over 14,000 tags have been purchased or renewed.

Where will your money go?

The Stewart County Historical Commission received a $10,000 Georgia Heritage Grant in 2014 to stabilize and repair the historic Stewart County Jail.

Since 1994, HPD's Georgia Heritage Grant Program has granted almost $3.5 million in matching funds to 248 projects.

While the goal for the Georgia Heritage Grant Program is $5 million/year, funding peaked in SFY 2002 at $500,000.

License plate revenues have funded 10 projects totaling $126,865.