|The St. Johns River Specialty License Plate is a great way to show your support for preserving, protecting, restoring and celebrating Florida's American Heritage River. The tax-deductible $25 fee is passed along to the St. Johns River Alliance for its programs.|
Special Thank You Gift Now in Effect
Photo by Will Dickey
Beginning July 1, anyone wanting a new St. Johns River specialty license plate may purchase a voucher to be redeemed for the tag in the future. Please help us reach the minimum 1,000 tags; we need about 350 more. Existing tags can be renewed as usual.
As a special incentive, everyone who buys a voucher for a new plate or renews an existing St. Johns River license plate will receive a set of photo note cards and a state park pass and will be entered into our May 1 prize drawing.
The St. Johns River Specialty License Plate was signed into law on October 1, 2010. Sales began in December 2010.
How Funds Will be Used
Each St. Johns River License Plate sold will generate funds that will be utilized in the following distribution:
50% Community outreach and access programs
30% Competitive grant program for community-based (or county-based) research projects
10% Promotion/marketing of the license plate
10% Administrative costs associated with the above activities
This distribution system is set in Florida Statutes and is audited on a regular basis.
How to Purchase
The St. Johns River License Plate is available for purchase at your local tax collector's office (click here for locations).
As an alternative, you can order your tag online by clicking here.
A specialty license plate gift certificate is a great gift for birthdays (when registrations and tags must be renewed) and for the holidays. For more information on Florida's Specialty License Plate Gift Certificate program, please visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles site here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get my specialty plate personalized?
Yes, you can order a personalized specialty plate by completing the application on the FL DHSMV website.
Can I make a donation to the St. Johns River Alliance without purchasing a specialty plate?
Absolutely. All contributions are appreciated, and, of course, tax deductible. Your tax advisor can provide more information on any possible restrictions. You can make a donation by clicking here.
What is the St. Johns River Alliance Partners program?
The St. Johns River Alliance Partners program has been set up to encourage businesses and civic organizations to promote the St. Johns River license plate tag to employees, customers or members with competitions, discounts, or other incentives.
How can I get my company or organization involved in the Partners program?
St. Johns River Blueway YouTube channel
St Johns River Alliance
2029 North 3rd Street
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250
(904) 247-1972 x 414