What do I do with my old license plates in BC?

What do I do with my old license plates in BC?

If the term has expired, the plates should still be returned to ICBC for recycling. If a number plate with validation decal has been lost or stolen and is not recovered, ICBC requires a police report case number prior to issuing replacement plates.

Can you reuse license plates in BC?

Can I keep my licence plates? Unfortunately, no. Your B.C. licence plates prove you have Autoplan insurance. You must return them in order to cancel your insurance.

Can you look up license plates in BC?

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Do you have to return license plates in BC?

In BC, plates are not only are proof of registration, they are proof of insurance as well. Upon cancellation of a policy, the plates must be returned to ICBC. If they are not, one cannot cancel their policy and obtain a refund.

Can I keep the number plate on my car?

First, you can apply to retain a number plate which basically means you are applying to take the number plate off the vehicle and keep it. You can then keep the number plate until you are ready to use it again. The original plates need to be retained and then, later on, reassigned to the vehicle.

When were license plates first used?

The Very First License Plate The very first license plates were typically handcrafted on leather or metal (iron) and were meant to denote ownership via the initials. It wasn’t until two years later, in 1903, that the first state-issued license plates were distributed in Massachusetts.

How do I dispose of old number plates?

How to dispose of old number plates. If you’ve bought new plates, you can recycle the old ones at most local recycling centres. Number plates are made up of acrylic and can be recycled with other plastic items. If you’re unsure of where to dispose of them, ask a member of staff at the facility.