Purchase a Plate

The $25 cost of the Discover Florida’s Oceans license plate goes to Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute to benefit Florida’s oceans and estuaries through scientific research, conservation education, and hands-on environmental work.


Tag Office Purchase
 To apply for a Discover Florida’s Oceans license plate, you’ll need to visit the FL DHSMV tax collector in person and request the plate of your choosing. Typically this is done at your registration renewal; otherwise you will pay a little extra to switch the plate during your cycle.

When purchasing the Discover Florida’s Oceans license plate you will need the following documents:

  • Vehicle registration or renewal notice
  • Proof of insurance
  • Identification, if you are paying by check

Tag Office Locations
Click here for contact and address information for the offices in your area.

On-Line Vendor Purchase
For an additional fee, you can purchase your Discover Florida’s Oceans licence plate on-line. After payment, you will receive an email with your voucher number and instructions to provide your vehicle registration information. Your new Discover Florida’s Oceans tag will then be mailed to you. You simply take off your old tag and put your new tag on. Additional fees are charged by this private vendor.


Once you have a plate, you can renew on-line.

Click here to renew your Discover Florida’s Oceans license plate online.

  • Click on the link above to be open the license tag renewal web site.
  • Follow the directions to renew your tag.