License Plates

New York State Survivors of the Shield License Plates

Survivors of the Shield license plates were created to honor our fallen Officers. These Officers sacrificed their lives for the people of the State of New York.  Survivors of the Shield license plates are issued to the parents, spouses and children of Police Officers who made this ultimate sacrifice while in the performance of their duty in the State of New York.  If you are an immediate family member and would like a set of Survivors of the Shield plates on your vehicle to honor our fallen officers complete the following steps.

Your vehicle must already be registered in New York.  Up to 4 numbers only, no letters.  Plate numbers requested may not be available.  Your information will be received by the board of Survivors of the Shield and kept confidential.

Step 1. Fill out then submit the online form below.

Step 2. Fill out the NYS DMV Custom plate application and mail or e-mail it to us. DMV Website: Click here for link .

Step 3. Scan copy of your current New York State Vehicle registration email or mail it to us. 

Step 4.  Sign and Date the SOS Consent form.  This will be e-mailed to you after your approval for plates.



Enclose check:  made out to NYS department of Motor Vehicles and mail to us at:

Survivors of the Shield
Church Street Station
PO Box 436
New York, NY 10008-0436

Important: You certify all information to be true. Any false information in regard to your relationship to the fallen officer may be cause for revocation of Survivors of the Shield NYS license plates.

Survivors of the Shield License Plate Application Form