In Tennessee, license plates can be personalized with your own unique message. For the regular Tennessee plate, you can have up to seven (7) characters in either any alpha/numero combination. The number of characters varies on Specialty License Plates, check the plate descriptions for details.
To order a personalized plate, complete the personalized application form provided by your local county clerk’s office or the Vehicle Services Division, or you can download the Application for Tennessee Personalized License Plate and mail with the appropriate fees indicated on the form to:
Department of Revenue
Vehicle Services Division
44 Vantage Way, Suite 160
Nashville, TN 37243-8050
DO NOT MAIL YOUR RENEWAL NOTICE OR REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE WITH THE APPLICATION FOR PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATE.