American Flag North Dakota license plate sampleThe American Flag License Plates are Available to the general public through the North Dakota Department of Transportation. You do NOT need to be a Veteran to apply for these plates.

The fee for the plates is $25. Of which $15 will be donated to the North Dakota Veterans Post War Trust Fund.  You will be assessed $25 when you renew your plates. Your plate renewal date will not change from the date you currently have. You can personalize the plates for an additional $25 (optional-as with any plate) with up to 5 characters.  Not available for motor cycle plates at this time. Must be a passenger vehicle not exceeding twenty thousand pounds.

Directions to Complete Application for "Flag" License Plates

Complete SFN 54397 (pdf) Application for Organization Plate

Complete applicant and vehicle information

Personalized plate, optional for additional $25 fee, up to 5 letters and numerals.

Renewal Fee:
Add any renewal fees if you are renewing at this time. If you are not renewing skip this step.

Sign and date form

Include payment:
$25 Fee - Add $25 if you are requesting Personalized plates. And your renewal fee if applicable

Write check to:

Mail to:
Motor Vehicle Division
ND Department of Transportation
608 E Boulevard Ave
Bismarck ND 58505-0780

Application form SFN 54397 (pdf)

Veterans Post War Trust Fund

37-14-14. Veterans' postwar trust fund.

The veterans' postwar trust fund is a permanent trust fund of the state of North Dakota and consists of moneys transferred or credited to the fund under this chapter and other laws. Investment of the fund is the responsibility of the state treasurer who shall invest the fund only in those legal investments authorized by section 21-10-07. All income received from investments is to be utilized only for programs of benefit and service to veterans or their dependents, and all income earned in a biennium is appropriated to the administrative committee on veterans' affairs on a continuing basis in the following biennium and not in the biennium the income is earned for expenditure on these programs as authorized by law.


NDCC 39-04-10.15 Patriotic number plates enacted into law through passage of HB 1360 during the 64th Legislative Assembly 2015.