MassDOT Registry Accepting Applications for 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery Through August 28

The following is a press release from MassDOT


BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is issuing a reminder that the applications for the 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online at or by mail. Applicants must apply by August 27 and, if selected for a low number plate, will be notified after the drawing takes place in September.

Applications for the 2018 Low Plate Lottery must be received online or postmarked by August 28, 2018 in order for the applicant to be eligible.

This year, there are 201 plates that are available through the low plate lottery.

Some of this year’s low plate characters are 1400, 2558, 4J, Y4, 55Z, 77V, and Z81.  To date, 9,936 applications have been received.

In 2017, the Registry received over 11,000 applications.

Applicants should note that there is no fee to apply.

However, should the applicant be selected as a winner, they will be responsible for all applicable registration fees.

Customers are encouraged to visit the RMV’s website at or follow the RMV on Twitter @MassRMV for upcoming details on the drawing, including the date, time, and location of the event. By law, winners must be announced by September 15, 2018, and the names of winners will be posted on the RMV website.

The Registry issues and oversees all license, ID, and motor vehicle registrations in the Commonwealth.

The Massachusetts registry is committed to providing efficient, reliable, and professional customer service.

The Registry  recommends that customers “Start Online First” to review the 40 transactions and services that are available online before visiting a service center.

In addition, many RMV transactions can be done at a AAA Northeast customer location for AAA members.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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