Utah Banned License Plates
Lately, we have been witnessing a huge number of Utah Banned license plates. That is why we decided to investigate the common causes of their rejection and give you some information on them. So, if you have just moved to the state of Utah, or if you need to purchase a new vanity number for your car, read this short article.
What are personalized license plates?
License numbers (the same vanity) are special patterns with a personal touch on them. Personalization makes your vehicle look unique because of special patterns of letters and numbers on them. Note that you can make any combination for your vanity number. Putting any important date, initials, names, etc., is a good idea indeed. But make sure your pattern does not look or sound offensive.
Why are there so many banned license plates in Utah?
As in all other states, the Utah government is in charge of vanity plate issuance. You may check our articles about New York or Oregon rejected licenses. When requesting a personalized pattern, you need to fill out an application.
The body which administers and manages the whole process is the Division of Motor Vehicle of Utah. They get your applications and check if your combination does not go against the standards and rules of the state. So, it is important to know the main standards before applying for a vehicle number.
- Firstly, any vulgar, immoral, derogatory words are not acceptable for the department.
- Then, it must not offend any group of people, any religion, color, gender, sexual orientation. It also applies to political views, disability, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, etc.
- In case of any connection to illegal drugs, your pattern for a vanity combination will not pass.
- Next, if your pattern refers to intimate body parts, bodily fluids, excretory acts, sexual activity, then the department will not allow its issuance.
- Please note that the “69” format is not available for licenses.
- You cannot have your license published with a combination that already exists.
- Anything that is connected to or is related to illegal acts will not pass.
- Any mentioning crime, criminal activity, gangs, etc. are not admissible for DMV.
Some examples on Utah banned license plates
- “DEPOTM” – this one became popular recently. It is an offensive expression for a group of people, possibly immigrants.
- UTSUX, H8HONDA, UALSUX, NAZI, IH8TBYU – all these combinations are derogatory, according to DMV.
- BUZZZIN, ALTAHI, DOBEEDO, JAKNCOK, ELCAPO – these patterns carry drug reference.
- KIKEZ, WHTBOY, WYTRASH, SLAVE, and others have an ethnic offense.
- ELNEGRO, KOONDOG, SAMBOS, YAMMIE – these include race references.
- YAHOUDI – it contains a religious meaning.
- BRALADY, CR69SS, ARREOLA, WILLY, DZNUTS, TRIK, PMPJUS – they contain sexual connotation, which is not admissible.
- BUSY2NA, POOPIE, PMORE, COWPIES, FRTSNFR, IFLYHI, 81TCH1N – these combinations are vulgar expressions that are not tolerable.
- LMAO, WILDASS, KISSMYS, AAAZZZ, GASHOLE, BDASSTY – mentioned ones are profane and are not acceptable.
How much are personalized Utah vehicle registration plates?
The cost for vanity plates is $58 at the moment. You will need to pay an additional $10 for annual renewal.