An Application for Gold Star Family Plates must be completed. Along with this completed application, you must submit a photocopy of one of the following documents to the Special Plates Department of the RMV: a casualty report, a telegram for military members who served in WWII and/or the Korean war, or an overseas death certificate issued by the military indicating the name and date of death.
Mail the completed Application for Gold Star Family Plates and verification listed above to:
Registry of Motor Vehicles
Attn: Special Plates
PO Box 55895
Boston, MA 02205-5895
Once eligibility is verified, customers will receive their Veteran license plates and registration via U.S. Mail. Gold Star Family plates are also issued at any full service RMV office by presenting the above listed documents. There is no fee for the issuance or the renewal of the Gold Star Family plates. These plates must be renewed every two (2) years. For more information call (617) 351-9322.